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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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May 13, 2021
By Joe Bastardi
One would have to disregard these principles to accept blindly the introduction of more Co2 to the system now is the prime control of the system.
May 4, 2021
By Joe Bastardi
We have all heard over and over again how Trump incited people to violence with his rhetoric.
April 27, 2021
By Joe Bastardi
It's A Phony War when it comes to Climate, but it is not on a system designed for Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.
March 10, 2021
By Joe Bastardi
Now that the High pressure driven arctic attack is over, lets expose the Polar Vortex opportunist for what they are.

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