Archive for November, 2018

Houston shivers 1st back-to-back Nov freeze since 1991 and earliest snow on record along with Galveston & Munroe, LA

Written by on November 15, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Houston shivers 1st back-to-back Nov freeze since 1991 and earliest snow on record along with Galveston & Munroe, LA

The November 2018 cold wave will be remembered for one of the coldest start’s to November on record in some Midwest cities while for some southern cities where it’s still typically in the 70s at this time of year, they witnessed their earliest snow on record. From weather.com Coldest So Early in the Season or […]

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UK: Cold or no cold?

Written by on November 14, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
UK: Cold or no cold?

I have to admit that I’m struggling with the pattern and shifts over the next week or so. I’m very conflicted but here’s what I wrote in a post earlier today…. In the short 6-10 day range, cold spells are possible for the British Isles but when looking at the bigger picture and longer 2 […]

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Weakening Atlantic westerlies shall allow Europe high to retrograde west… Less rain, staying mild for UK

Written by on November 12, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Weakening Atlantic westerlies shall allow Europe high to retrograde west… Less rain, staying mild for UK

The last 10 days or so has seen a battle between Atlantic low pressure and continental high pressure. For the UK, particularly northern and western areas, they’ve succumbed to soggy low pressure but east and southeast parts have gradually been drying out as the strong continental high begins to back westwards. The next 7 days […]

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WU: How The Deadly Camp Fire Exploded In Size Overnight

Written by on November 11, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments
WU: How The Deadly Camp Fire Exploded In Size Overnight

Article from wunderground.com Jonathan Belles Published: November 9, 2018 California’s Camp Fire rapid growth Thursday night into Friday was a direct result of a near perfect windy concoction of canyon gusts and building high pressure aloft and the unfortunate location of Paradise. (LATEST NEWS: Camp Fire Kills At Least 5 in Paradise) Well to the west […]

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WU: At Least 23 Dead in Wildfire That Destroyed Northern California Town and Is Now the Most Destructive Fire in California History

Written by on November 11, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments
WU: At Least 23 Dead in Wildfire That Destroyed Northern California Town and Is Now the Most Destructive Fire in California History

Article from wunderground.com Pam Wright,Ron Brackett Published: November 11, 2018 At least 23 people have died as a result of the Camp Fire, a fast-moving Northern California wildfire that has become the state’s most destructive on record, officials said Friday night. Officials announced that the remains of 14 additional people were found on Saturday, including […]

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Record breaking ‘January level’ cold reaches Gulf Coast, Texas to New England snowstorm early next week?

Written by on November 10, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Record breaking ‘January level’ cold reaches Gulf Coast, Texas to New England snowstorm early next week?

November is no stranger to cold, you expect it to turn cold and snowy, especially the further north you are and the further into the month you go. However, the level of cold drilling south over the Central and interior East US is very impressive. We’re not even mid way through November and we’re talking […]

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EUROPE: From record cold October days to record warm November days!

Written by on November 7, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
EUROPE: From record cold October days to record warm November days!

A mild October ended with an exceptional cold spell for Europe, particularly for France and Spain thanks to a large and deep low drifting north out of the Med. There now appears to be some evidence that a deep depression will move on a rare track from S to N to CTRL Europe on Tue. […]

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Significant November Cold Outbreak Descends over US

Written by on November 6, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Significant November Cold Outbreak Descends over US

A major November cold outbreak is descending over the US as of this writing with snow breaking out as the polar front sweeps south. Picture from Cameron, WI this morning 😬 Thanks to Wendy Anne for the photo! #wiwx pic.twitter.com/1vSOC73EGc — Michelle Poedel (@news8michelle) November 4, 2018 Somebody shook the snow globe downtown Minneapolis. pic.twitter.com/8egcvV7Yqw […]

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No real sign of a cold pattern developing for the UK over the next 2-4 weeks!

Written by on November 5, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
No real sign of a cold pattern developing for the UK over the next 2-4 weeks!

There’s been a lot of hype of late about a cold second half to November for the UK. As stated in my recent winter forecast, this unlikely. More or less all parameters point to a firm WEST, SOUTHWEST Atlantic pattern for Northwest Europe and this could remain the case up until Christmas. Why? 1) While […]

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2018 marked Greenland’s coldest summer since 1997

Written by on November 5, 2018 in Rest of World with 0 Comments
2018 marked Greenland’s coldest summer since 1997

It would seem summers have been on a cooling trend over Greenland in recent summers. In 2017, a new July record low of -33C was set at Summit. Thanks to a strong +NAO last summer, 2018 has been the coolest summer for Greenland in 20 years. Frequent snowfall increased the ‘surface mass budget’ or SMB […]

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