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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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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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Unusually cold low brings record cold and snow surprises

Written by on February 23, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Unusually cold low brings record cold and snow surprises

An unusually cold low crossed the Southwest US bringing some shocks and surprises. Snow for Malibu, Pasadena, CA? Snow at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Elev 830 ft https://t.co/dJAP15wxvP — Jon Passantino (@passantino) February 21, 2019 A low of 33 degrees at the Santa Barbara Airport on Tuesday broke the record of 34 degrees, which […]

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A Hawaii of Extremes: ONE Storm, ‘3 Potential State Records’ Incl Snow, Cold & Wind

Written by on February 21, 2019 in Rest of World, United States of America with 0 Comments
A Hawaii of Extremes: ONE Storm, ‘3 Potential State Records’ Incl Snow, Cold & Wind

An unusually deep and cold low passed to the north of the Hawaiian Island chain last weekend bringing some highly unusual weather. Strong winds, and even snow and high level mountain snow isn’t uncommon during winter here but the level of cold, low level snow and intensity of wind may have been record breaking. Here’s […]

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What a Swing! From Coldest in 20-35+ Years to Record Warm 2-4 days Later!

Written by on February 11, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
What a Swing! From Coldest in 20-35+ Years to Record Warm 2-4 days Later!

At the peak of the polar vortex invasion of 2019, much of Minnesota endured it’s coldest conditions since 1996 while Illinois saw their coldest since 1985. Cotton, Minnesota plunged to -56F, Twin Cities -28F, Chicago -23F. Daytime highs only managed -10F in Chicago, -14 Twin Cities. At least four locations with long-term periods of record […]

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NWS: Polar Vortex 2019: Coldest since 1996 with -56F in Cotton, MN, -28F Minneapolis

Written by on February 4, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
NWS: Polar Vortex 2019: Coldest since 1996 with -56F in Cotton, MN, -28F Minneapolis

Article from NWS Duluth In late January 2019, a historic arctic outbreak brought bitterly cold wind chills and record-breaking cold temperatures to the Midwest. Many schools and some businesses and government offices were closed for three days, with USPS mail delivery even suspended on Wednesday, January 30th due to extremely dangerous wind chills. The coldest […]

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