Words on Weather & Climate by Craig James — January 14, 2010

January 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Cold weather makes headlines by CRAIG JAMES “World copes with Arctic weather…” “Winter Could Be Worst in 25 Years for USA…” “CHILL MAP…” “3 Deaths Due To Cold in Memphis…” “GAS SUPPLIES RUNNING OUT IN UK…” “Elderly burn books for warmth?” “Vermont sets ‘all-time [...]

Words on Weather & Climate

January 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Trends in severe weather  Politicians, and even others who should know better, have stated frequently there would be an increase in the intensity and frequency of severe storms due to global warming. But in last week’s article I showed you that the tropical storm activity across the globe is now near a 30-year low. This [...]

Words on Weather & Climate

December 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Meteorologist Craig James, Squire columnist Storm facts by CRAIG JAMES Here are a few facts about the storm that affected much of the country Dec. 6-11. The barometer reading in Grand Rapids dropped to a record-low reading for the month of December at 28.86”. Some home barometers don’t even register that low. Readings below 29.00” are not uncommon in Great Lakes [...]

Words on Weather — December 10, 2009

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

by CRAIG JAMES I want to thank the folks at The Rockford Squire for giving me the opportunity to write about two of my favorite subjects, weather and climate. Mark Twain once said, “Climate is what you expect, weather is what you get.” That is the best summary of the distinction between the two I have heard, and I am sure rarely a day goes by when you don’t hear a [...]
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