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Heat and Rain-Free Records Continue To Fall Across Southwest

Written by on October 18, 2020 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Heat and Rain-Free Records Continue To Fall Across Southwest

For prolonged intense heat, endless summer and lack of rainfall, 2020 has been a year like no other for Southwest cities such as Phoenix, Las Vegas, Tucson and Palm Springs. Yesterday’s daily record high of 102 at Sky Harbor Intl Airport, Phoenix was day 145 at or above 100. The comfortably separates this year with […]

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SAT 17 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

Written by on October 17, 2020 in Videos with 0 Comments
SAT 17 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

High Latitude Blocking Kicks Brings Hope(fully) And Begins To Lay Down The White Carpet

Written by on October 14, 2020 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
High Latitude Blocking Kicks Brings Hope(fully) And Begins To Lay Down The White Carpet

The maturing ‘high latitude blocking pattern’ we currently see may be a real tease to the winter weather lover like myself. I can hear the statement ringing in my ear, ‘if only it were December or January’, I get ya, I’m saying the same. This 500mb chart off the CFSv2 for the upcoming week and […]

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MON 12 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

Written by on October 12, 2020 in Videos with 0 Comments
MON 12 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

Storm Alex Batters France With 116 mph Winds & 3-Month’s Worth of Rain In 1-Day

Written by on October 12, 2020 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Storm Alex Batters France With 116 mph Winds & 3-Month’s Worth of Rain In 1-Day

Drive a powerful jet stream into a trough that’s surrounded by high pressure and you get STORM ALEX. A rapid deepener with severe and far reaching impacts across Europe. Finding itself directly beneath the ‘cloud hook’ and potential sting jet, the exposed island of Belle-Île-en-Mer off Brittany recorded a record wind gust of 116 mph while […]

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FRI 9 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

Written by on October 9, 2020 in Videos with 0 Comments
FRI 9 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

MON 5 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

Written by on October 5, 2020 in Videos with 0 Comments
MON 5 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

September 2020 Had Greatest Antarctic Sea Ice Concentration Than Any September Between 1979-1999

Written by on October 5, 2020 in Rest of Europe, Rest of World with 0 Comments
September 2020 Had Greatest Antarctic Sea Ice Concentration Than Any September Between 1979-1999

Interesting tweet I saw this afternoon which got me thinking! Last month saw the highest ANTARCTIC sea ice concentration of any September between 1979-1999 period. This comes as the Arctic sees it’s 2nd lowest on record. While Arctic Oscillation was record strong last winter, the Antarctic Oscillation was record weak. Europe floods followed record heat […]

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BREAKING COLD RECORDS: Is Northern Ireland Cheating Global Warming?

Written by on October 1, 2020 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
BREAKING COLD RECORDS: Is Northern Ireland Cheating Global Warming?

All we seem to hear about these days is record, unprecedented heat, floods, droughts and storms. I don’t think we can deny, our planet has warmed over the last 30 years. Whether man-made or otherwise, towns and cities never mind countries, we hear less and less cold records falling. Since about 2014, Northern Ireland’s climate […]

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THU 1 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK

Written by on October 1, 2020 in Videos with 0 Comments
THU 1 OCT: VOGAN’S EUROPEAN OUTLOOK
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