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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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Moline, Ill, Coldest ever night is set in snowiest ever January

Written by on February 2, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Moline, Ill, Coldest ever night is set in snowiest ever January

It’s been quite the month for Moline, Illinois setting not one but two very significant weather records. Situated on a bluff between the banks of the Mississippi and Rock River. It’s part of the Quad Cities metro which sits on the Illinois-Iowa border. Davenport sits on the Iowa side while Moline sits on the Illinois […]

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Greatest Coldwave In A Generation Moves Into Upper Midwest

Written by on January 29, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Greatest Coldwave In A Generation Moves Into Upper Midwest

In my 10 years of weather blogging/forecasting and 20 years of of weather study, the incoming ‘Super Arctic Outbreak 2019’ will be the greatest of all cold waves, comfortably shivering past 2014 and even 2004 and is sure to be one of my greatest weather events I’ve watched unfold in my lifetime. I’ve forecasted and […]

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US February 2019 Outlook (Super Cold Outbreak to end January?)

Written by on January 24, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
US February 2019 Outlook (Super Cold Outbreak to end January?)

January started mild and shall end on an extremely cold note. As expected, we are now seeing the effects of the Sudden Stratospheric Warming which peaked at Christmas and split of the polar vortex around January 2nd. The cold shot which swept through the Great Lakes bringing two straight -40F morning’s to Northern Minnesota and […]

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ARCTIC FRONT plummets DC to Boston temps some 40-50F within 12-18 hours!

Written by on January 21, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
ARCTIC FRONT plummets DC to Boston temps some 40-50F within 12-18 hours!

From almost spring-like mildness yesterday along the Eastern Seaboard… Upper 40s NYC, 55 Cape Cod and Atlantic City, 56 DC, 50 Philly… To wind, rain, sleet, freezing rain and snow! Then a speedy 40-50 degree drop in temperature, most of which came within 12 hours. The 24 hour temperature change, valid at 4 a.m. CST, […]

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Strongest Storm of Season Batters California for 3-Days: 10″ rains, 52″ snows, 164 mph gusts

Written by on January 17, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments
Strongest Storm of Season Batters California for 3-Days: 10″ rains, 52″ snows, 164 mph gusts

The strongest storm of the winter has plowed into California bringing a widespread 3-6 inches of rain from north to south below 4,000ft. This heavy rain has resulted in flooding. Bay Area totals North/Central Valley Southwest Calif The greatest rain total appears to be around Big Sur with 10.52 inches but even around the LA […]

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