Weather Station (Lack Of) Maintenance

By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From WUWT

In Spain, Paco Eslava García has been following my lead on the poor quality of weather stations that produce record-high temperatures. I recently pointed out how the tentative all time high temperature in Africa could very well be due to being at an airport. I also pointed out that high temperature records in the Los Angeles area could be a product of poor siting. Such as this station on the roof of the Santa Ana fire station:

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Erie, PA Buried Under 13 Feet of Snowfall

By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

From the “Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past” by climate scientist Dr. David Viner department comes this news from NOAA/NWS:

With 156 inches between December 2017 and February 2018, Erie, Pennsylvania, set a new record for most winter snowfall:

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Why Houston Flooding Isn’t a Sign of Climate Change

By Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

In the context of climate change, is what we are seeing in Houston a new level of disaster which is becoming more common? Water levels were 16 feet higher in the flood of 1935. The flood disaster unfolding in Houston is certainly very unusual. But so are other natural weather disasters, which have always occurred and always will occur.

(By the way, making naturally-occurring severe weather seem unnatural is a favorite tactic of Al Gore, whose new movie & book An Inconvenient Sequel [ currently #21,168 in Kindle] is dismantled in my new e-book, An Inconvenient Deception [currently #399]).

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