Archive for April, 2013

Absent Severe Weather Season This Year, Too Much Cold Air? Similar To 2004, 2005

Absent Severe Weather Season This Year, Too Much Cold Air? Similar To 2004, 2005

This April will be one many of us remember for a very long time, especially those living in the Northern Plains where spring has yet to arrive, although it will over the next 24 hours! This April has set astonishing all-time records for snowiest month in cities well familiar with snow, Duluth and Rapid City with over […]

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Little UK Warmth On Models Over Next 10 Days But Plenty Over Eastern Europe

Written by on April 25, 2013 in United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Little UK Warmth On Models Over Next 10 Days But Plenty Over Eastern Europe

Temperatures climbed to 23°C (73°F) in London today, making for the UK’s warmest day of the year so far. As you well know, colder air is coming down and will wipe out this pleasant precusor of things to come by as early as tonight. The frontal boundary which seperated two very different air masses began to dive south […]

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THU 25 APR: UK & IRELAND REGIONAL FORECAST

Written by on April 25, 2013 in United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
THU 25 APR: UK & IRELAND REGIONAL FORECAST

Scotland After a rather wet start across the southern half of the country, this afternoon has seen some decent sunshine albeit a little cool in the breeze but out of that breeze and you can feel the warmth off the sun. Through tonight any showers die away and remain confined to the NW and clear skies for most […]

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Temps 35-40° Below Normal Over Kansas

Temps 35-40° Below Normal Over Kansas

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any colder and more outrageous this April, we’ll it did over the central Plains yesterday as parts of Kansas didn’t even manage to reach freezing, that’s a solid 40° below normal and for April 23rd, that to me is comparable to the ‘off the scale’ records being set for heat last […]

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Cold High Returns To UK/Ireland This Weekend, Eastern Europe Heat’s Up Next Week (Includes Video!)

Written by on April 24, 2013 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Cold High Returns To UK/Ireland This Weekend, Eastern Europe Heat’s Up Next Week (Includes Video!)

Enjoy the warmth while it lasts because we’re about to return to a March-like chill as we head towards the weekend. The NAO has now ‘peaked’ and is now heading back towards a negative signal, promising a chilly first half to May for the UK, Ireland and western Europe while ridging will bring a nice warm-up over […]

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WED 24 APR: UK & IRELAND REGIONAL FORECAST

Written by on April 24, 2013 in United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
WED 24 APR: UK & IRELAND REGIONAL FORECAST

Scotland After a wet and breezy night and start to your Tuesday, conditions have improved considerably through this afternoon with decent spells of sunshine to be enjoyed by most. Through tonight and while we see a fairly clear and calm night from the Central Lowlands northwards, it turns into another wet night across the South thanks […]

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Cold Records Keep Tumbling, Lake Yellostone, WY Hits -11°F, Big Warm-Up On The Way Though!

Cold Records Keep Tumbling, Lake Yellostone, WY Hits -11°F, Big Warm-Up On The Way Though!

The continuation of cold records being set is quite amazing and when you see lows down to single digits in South Dakota (8° at Huron, latest single digit reading on record!), 12° in Rapid City on April 23, it’s amazing so late in the season. Lows dove back into the 20s all the way into the […]

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TUE 23 APR: UK & IRELAND REGIONAL FORECAST

Written by on April 23, 2013 in United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
TUE 23 APR: UK & IRELAND REGIONAL FORECAST

Scotland A frontal boundary currently splits the UK in two with Scotland on the much cooler and unsettled north side. A stiff westerly wind has been blowing frequent showers across the country through today and by tonight, a more organised area of rain will sweep in from the west bringing a spell of rather wet weather tonight. Winds […]

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‘Year Without A Spring’ Is About To End For Northern Plains, But Permanently?

‘Year Without A Spring’ Is About To End For Northern Plains, But Permanently?

It’s been an incredibly cold and snowy spring across the Rockies, Central and Northern Plains and we’ve seen yet another major snow dump upwards of 18 inches on the Black Hills of South Dakota Sunday into Monday while earlier today, the Braves vs Rockies game was cancelled in Denver due to snow. More cold comes down […]

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Warmest Air Of Year Visits Wednesday, Turns MUCH Colder By Friday Over UK/Ireland

Written by on April 22, 2013 in United Kingdom & Ireland with 1 Comment
Warmest Air Of Year Visits Wednesday, Turns MUCH Colder By Friday Over UK/Ireland

The temperature climb has begun as highs reach 16C or 60F today over Northeast Scotland while it hit 17C at Murlough, Northern Ireland thanks to strong, downsloping winds. While it stays fairly unsettled across Northern Ireland and much of Scotland over the next few days, Central and Southern England, Wales and Ireland are set to warm further in coming days. Stronger heights and some sunshine […]

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