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I Got a Lesson on the Weather.

When it comes to environmental impacts on business, there just isn’t much going on in the country aside from the drought in the West. That still has big economic impacts…

Spring Flood Risks.

NOAA has released its projections on rain and snow-aided flooding this spring. This is going to be important to many of you, it will disrupt supply chain movement, could slow…

Strongest Solar Storm in Two Years Hits Earth. $

It could have been us, but there were some odd things happening with cell phone service and internet service (across multiple providers) today. According to scientists, the world was hit…

Drought Shows Little Intensification in California.

There has been just a little bit of intensification in the drought situation in California. Now that we are seeing the El Nino weather pattern set up with most weather…

New Zealand and Fiji Brace for Cyclone.

Pam doesn’t sound like a very menacing storm – but this one is.  Currently packing winds that would make it a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 150 mph.…

El Nino Officially Here, for now.

El Nino, a warming of Pacific Waters, has officially hit. But, it is a weak system and forecasters don’t believe that it will survive the full summer. Every couple of…

We Really Missed Big on the California Drought Prediction. $

Hopefully a majority of keeping credibility is to admit when you are wrong and move on. I really missed the prediction on the California drought lifting and farmers planting crops…

Low Snow in Alaska Impacts Iditarod. $

It may not directly be a big business story, but the Iditarod is going to move its start of the race to alternate location for only the second time in…

Chilean Volcano Makes a Racket. $

It’s still pretty early, but there was a spectacular eruption of Mt. Villarrica in Chile (about 750 miles from Santiago). About 3,800 villagers were evacuated as lava flowed down the…

Drought Update $

The weekly drought map update from NOAA and the Federal Drought Mitigation Center shows some changes – some good and a few bad. Our primary focus for now is still…

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