|Posted on March 5, 2021 at 3:00 PM|
Drought can have a significant impact on people, animals and agriculture. The lack of rain/precipitation can also cause temperatures to be above normal in most cases.
|Posted on February 26, 2021 at 4:30 PM|
Without adaptations like air conditioning, heatwaves can be very impactful to human health. Heatwaves can also impact the cost of energy and extended heatwaves can tax energy generation. The impact to agriculture (plants and animals) can be devastating.
|Posted on February 19, 2021 at 3:30 PM|
Cold spells with significantly below normal temperatures can impact many businesses and organizations. This overview discusses cold spells in general and their impact.
|Posted on February 12, 2021 at 7:10 PM|
Weather happens at many different scales. Cold fronts, high pressure systems, low pressure systems and warm fronts are examples of synoptic scale systems. What do you look out for regarding synoptic scale weather events?
|Posted on February 3, 2021 at 2:15 PM|
This is a brief overview of the different types of weather hazards that could affect your business or organization.
|Posted on January 30, 2021 at 12:10 AM|
|Posted on January 26, 2021 at 1:20 PM|
If you live in an area where it can be very cold during the Winter, you might find yourself with dry, cracked skin on your hands especially if you do a lot of hand washing. The dry, cracked skin can end up bleeding and/or feeling sore. This is because the relative humidity in your house or building may be below 40%. While many people use cream and/or moisturizers you may want to also look at purchasing a humidifier.
The most comfortable relative humidity ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 18, 2021 at 5:55 PM|
During the middle of April 2019, two weekend events showed the need for someone to be a “weather manager” especially when there are a number of people who can be impacted. We are defining “weather manager” as someone who has the responsibility to keep track of the weather and how it may impact an event, business or organization.
There were two events that weekend impacted by weather. One was the Master Tournament in Georgia and the other...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 15, 2021 at 11:45 AM|
When it comes to weather and climate, there are tried and true tools available but there are also newer products and processes you may not know about that may be of assistance to your organization. However, since many options are available...one should take a step back and look at their weather and climate needs strategically.
How do you determine how to use weather and climate related information strategically? Here are some steps to follow:
1. Select the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 23, 2019 at 10:45 AM|
"The climate community got off track by forgetting the distinction between using scenarios as an exploratory tool for developing and evaluating policy options, and using scenarios as forecasts of where the world is headed." https://www.forbes.com/sites/rogerpielke/2019/12/22/in-2020-climate-science-needs-to-hit-the-reset-button-part-one
Scenarios from scenario planning are not forecasts but can provide insight and identify many signposts that can be utilized for future ...Read Full Post »