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Joe Bastardi

Formerly the Chief Long Range Forecaster at Accuweather, Joe Bastardi is an institution in the science of weather prediction. Many companies across a multitude of industries, from energy to retail, have profited from his forecasts.

His exceptional skills are rooted in a comprehensive understanding of global oscillations and in-depth analysis of historical weather patterns. Mr.Bastardi’s analog approach, which finds similarities between current and historical weather patterns, allows him to make an accurate forecast, sometimes in defiance of computer model consensus.

During his 32 year tenure at Accuweather, Mr. Bastardi built a large private client services business. Additionally, Mr. Bastardi was well known for his blog featuring the popular videos “The Big Dog” and “The Long Ranger.”

His reputation for making bold and accurate forecasts has landed him on major television programs including Fox News Live, ABC World News, The O’Reilly Factor, The Colbert Report, CBS’ The Early Show, Imus in the Morning, and several others.

Mr. Bastardi graduated from Pennsylvania State University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology. He is a Policy Advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Recent Articles and Publications

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August 6, 2017
By Joe Bastardi
Bill Nye has the perfect solution for people who disagree with them: they need to die.
May 8, 2017
By Joe Bastardi
Take the billions of dollars that’s going toward what supposedly is a settled science issue — climate change — and use it to create a pool for pre-existing conditions.
February 15, 2015
By Joe Bastardi
The great John Fogerty classic was a testament to bad news and deception that seemed to be coming from all angles.
August 30, 2014
By Joe Bastardi
I am drawing this reference from this article from someone who I look up to and admire – Dr. Roy Spencer.

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