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21 January 2010

Tornado Develops Over Huntsville Thursday

While we were on air during the 5 PM newscast earlier this evening, a tornado developed just east of our studios. We followed it using our city camera on top of the Saturn 5 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center here in Huntsville. Meteorologist Alan Raymond and I saw the flashes from transformers blowing almost immediately as we brought up the camera image, and knew we had a tornado …


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The Real Uncertainties About Climate Change (and why Antarctica may have the answers.)

Two interesting articles out this week about Climate change and they both have connections to my visit to the South Pole last week. Stephen Schwartz at Brookhaven Nat. Labs. has a paper coming out in the AMS Journal of Climate asking why we have not warmed as much as expected with the rapid rise in greenhouse gases over the last century. Most researchers in the field believe that the climate …


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