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Europe April 2019 Outlook

Written by on March 24, 2019 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Europe April 2019 Outlook

Following the crazy warmth of February, March has unsurprisingly produced little winter thanks to a strong jet stream throwing one low after another across Ireland and the UK. A strong, cold polar vortex and MJO has driven the positive-neutral NAO with the Western Europe door wide open. This aided Northern Ireland, Denmark and Sweden to […]

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Northern Ireland gets wettest March in first 18 days of the month thanks to strong polar vortex, MJO

Written by on March 22, 2019 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments
Northern Ireland gets wettest March in first 18 days of the month thanks to strong polar vortex, MJO

The combination of strong/cold polar vortex, an increased thermal gradient over North America coinciding with phases 2, 3 and 4 of a strong MJO has driven a highly active Atlantic storm pattern across Ireland, UK and Denmark. Northern Ireland, Denmark and Sweden have witnessed their wettest March on record. Unusually strong and cold polar vortex. […]

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WU: 70s in Alaska, Northern Canada, Washington State Smash All-Time March Warm Records Before Winter Ends

Written by on March 20, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
WU: 70s in Alaska, Northern Canada, Washington State Smash All-Time March Warm Records Before Winter Ends

Below article from Weather Underground. Jonathan Erdman Published: March 20, 2019 Forecast temperature departures from average for March 20, 2019. The areas most above-average are shown in the brightest pink and white contours. Tuesday’s high in Klawock, Alaska, about 200 miles south-southeast of Juneau, topped out at 70 degrees. While that wasn’t a March record […]

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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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