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New York City faces coldest Thanksgiving since 1901 after earliest 6″+ snowfall on record!

Written by on November 21, 2018 in United States of America with 0 Comments
New York City faces coldest Thanksgiving since 1901 after earliest 6″+ snowfall on record!

The recent 6.4 inch snowfall which fell on NYC’s Central Park not only was the city’s 2nd snowiest November day on record but it was the earliest 6+ inch snowstorm on record. Only 1882 saw more snow on a single November day and that was 15 days later. 1st snow in New York city pic.twitter.com/Sax7DPbBxi […]

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Even in late 2018, how can long range models be so wrong even 10 days out?

Written by on November 19, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United States of America with 0 Comments
Even in late 2018, how can long range models be so wrong even 10 days out?

You’d think that by now, modelling would be at least close to be correct. I’m not talking ‘months’ in advance but more 10 days… The CFSv2 showed a very warm November for the US with warmer and warmer runs the closer it got to November. In reality we’re witnessing one of the coldest Novembers. As […]

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Being Careful not to predict cold too quick

Written by on November 19, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Being Careful not to predict cold too quick

I know I keep going on about this but I feel strong about this. There has been a great deal of hype and buying into individual ‘cold model runs’ lately. Do that was caution at this early stage, especially when the models see big cold blocking patterns but with little PV disruption. While there has […]

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AO/NAO could be heading to deepest November level since 2010, Arriving 5 weeks earlier than thought

Written by on November 17, 2018 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
AO/NAO could be heading to deepest November level since 2010, Arriving 5 weeks earlier than thought

There’s no getting away from this. I didn’t see it coming this early. We’re potentially looking at the deepest negative AO/NAO for November since 2010 and this is rather ominous for so early. Low solar could be triggering this early blocking and could be an indicator of the level of winter ahead. A 2009-10 repeat […]

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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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