For the umpteenth time (as long time CA readers will know) the blog is under heavy assault from people whose only wish is to read the latest from Steve McIntyre unfiltered.
As a consequence, the MySQL db has caused lots of timeouts as the number of readers hits the maximum number of connections (which were probably the defaults) and the maximum numbers of lots of other parameters.
Mr Pete and Anthony have both been on the case and have added more hamsters onto the treadmill to keep CA running. They do ask for your patience – if CA appears to be down, give it 30 minutes and then try again – they are working on this issue.
You can see from our stats, the graph looks eerily familiar…