Archive for March, 2019

PLAINS SUPERSTORM 2019: Record low pressure for Colorado & Kansas, 100+mph wind, 52″ of snow in Colorado!

Written by on March 19, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
PLAINS SUPERSTORM 2019: Record low pressure for Colorado & Kansas, 100+mph wind, 52″ of snow in Colorado!

The extremes of weather found on the US Plains never cease to amaze. This time it’s low pressure. A system which was forced to rapidly deepen thanks to the merging of two powerful jet streams produced a true weather bomb. Something you don’t expect to see in the middle of a continent. This storm could […]

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High pressure to rule the remainder of March

Written by on March 18, 2019 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
High pressure to rule the remainder of March

After an active spell of weather with spells of high wind, flooding rain, hail, sleet and snow, high pressure is building and shall anchor itself over the UK and much of Western Europe for the remainder of March and likely into the first week of April. Give or take a weakening Atlantic front and fronts […]

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Wupit becomes N Hem’s strongest February Tropical Cyclone, Earth record’s southernmost 90F

Written by on March 17, 2019 in North and South America, Rest of World, Tropical with 0 Comments
Wupit becomes N Hem’s strongest February Tropical Cyclone, Earth record’s southernmost 90F

February saw countless extreme weather events. From record wind, snow and cold in Hawaii, record heat in Europe to record cold in the US and Canada as well as record snow and rainfall. We also observed the Northern Hemisphere’s strongest tropical cyclone for February. Super Typhoon Wutip underwent rapid intensification over marginally favorable or average […]

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NW Europe: Stormy gives way to settled but not before a potentially snowy as well as stormy weekend!

Written by on March 14, 2019 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
NW Europe: Stormy gives way to settled but not before a potentially snowy as well as stormy weekend!

It’s been a turbulent time for Northwest Europe with one low after the next sweeping hurricane-force winds and heavy, persistent rains off the Atlantic. The most recent system, Storm Gareth produced Cambeltown (Kintyre) strongest March gust (75 mph) since 1994. Great Dun Fell, Cumbria recorded a gust of 110 mph. The remainder of the week […]

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A stormy next 24 hours for the northern British Isles as Gareth get’s named!

Written by on March 11, 2019 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
A stormy next 24 hours for the northern British Isles as Gareth get’s named!

Courtesy of a a bitterly cold air mass sweeping off North America, our beloved Atlantic jet stream is powering our way and forcing the rapid deepening of our next winter storm which arrives this evening. Storm Gareth has been named by the Met Office for the likely disruption from wind, rain and high level snow. […]

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-46F set’s new Montana state record low for March

Written by on March 10, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
-46F set’s new Montana state record low for March

The cold to start March has not been you’re typical early spring chill. It’s a cold that rivals even mid-winter cold outbreaks. While several communities across Montana shivered their coldest March temperature in decades or on record. New all-time March low temperatures across north central and southwest Montana. #mtwx pic.twitter.com/qJu2IapZdY — NWS Great Falls (@NWSGreatFalls) […]

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WU: Norwegian Cruise Arrives Safely in Florida After 115-MPH Wind Gust Rocks Ship, Injures Passengers

Written by on March 9, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
WU: Norwegian Cruise Arrives Safely in Florida After 115-MPH Wind Gust Rocks Ship, Injures Passengers

Below article from wunderground.com Sean Breslin Published: March 6, 2019 A Norwegian Cruise Line ship arrived safely in Cape Canaveral Tuesday, two days after a powerful wind gust rocked the ship, injuring several passengers, scattering debris and even breaking some windows aboard the vessel. The Norwegian Escape was slammed by a wind gust estimated at […]

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It’s Official: Illinois Set a New All-Time Record Low During January’s Polar Vortex Cold Outbreak

Written by on March 8, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
It’s Official: Illinois Set a New All-Time Record Low During January’s Polar Vortex Cold Outbreak

Below article from wunderground.com Jonathan Erdman Published: March 7, 2019 One of the coldest temperatures measured during the late January ‘polar vortex’ cold outbreak has been accepted as a new all-time record for the state of Illinois. A committee of meteorologists and climatologists concluded Wednesday that the low of minus 38 degrees recorded in Mt. […]

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Parade of ‘cold lows’ target UK and could bring significant snow for some, perhaps many!

Written by on March 6, 2019 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Parade of ‘cold lows’ target UK and could bring significant snow for some, perhaps many!

After the record warm, settled weather to close February, it’s back to business as usual for early March. A re-energised Atlantic jet stream is blowing off a bitterly cold North America and so a parade of cold lows will bombard the UK over the coming days. Massive cold pool pushing out over a warm Atlantic […]

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Recap of Record Breaking February & US March 2019 Outlook

Written by on March 4, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Recap of Record Breaking February & US March 2019 Outlook

February 2019 was record breaking month for warmth, cold, snow, rain and event wind. Parts of Western Canada haven’t seen a February as cold since the Great Depression. Here’s the 2-metre temperature anomaly for February across the US. Check out how many locations have just observed their snowiest February on record and how far reaching. […]

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