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NEW RECORD: Caribou, Maine: 157 days & counting with at least 1″ of snow on ground

Written by on April 15, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
NEW RECORD: Caribou, Maine: 157 days & counting with at least 1″ of snow on ground

Today marks the 157th day where Caribou, Maine has had at least 1 inch of snow on the ground. This breaks the previous record of 155 days set back in the winter of 2002-03. You have to go right back to November 10th when there wasn’t at least an inch of snow on the ground. […]

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Chicago gets 2nd heaviest calendar day snow for so late in season

Written by on April 15, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Chicago gets 2nd heaviest calendar day snow for so late in season

A rare late season snowstorm swept across Northern Illinois yesterday dumping an impressive 5.3 inches of snow at O’Hare Airport. The Palm Sunday snow event shall go into the history books as 2nd biggest snowfall this late in the year, falling marginally behind a 5.4 inch snowfall on April 16, 1961. 135 yrs of record […]

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Plains storm promises to bring big blizzard, record snow, flooding, tornadoes, wildfire

Written by on April 10, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Plains storm promises to bring big blizzard, record snow, flooding, tornadoes, wildfire

Spring can be the most exciting time of year weatherwise for the US. A time of big atmospheric clashes and we’ve just that thanks to cold to the north, heat to the south and a still active storm track and fast moving jet stream. Low pressure crossing the Rockies often deepen to the east as […]

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Abrupt flip from lingering winter to spring for Eastern US but…

Written by on April 1, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Abrupt flip from lingering winter to spring for Eastern US but…

From winter to summer in 5 days but… Front running 5 days. Cold lingers. We’re even talking potential plowable snow for southern New England and close to northern NYC burbs through the next 96 hours. But the following 5 days? Here comes spring! But does this warmth hold??? Not exactly… More cold dives south and […]

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US April 2019 Outlook

Written by on March 26, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
US April 2019 Outlook

In the wake of the wettest winter on record, it’s been a cold, stormy March for much of the US Lower 48. Coldest on record for parts of the Northern Rockies. Following a record low pressure system which delivered cold, wind, snow, white out conditions, flooding rain and severe weather, an historic flood event followed […]

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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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-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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