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  • With just 2 days left the average high temperature for Seattle in May is 59.7°

    05/30/2022 11:06:56 AM PDT · by fireman15 · 31 replies
    Northwest Weather Service Seattle ^ | 05/30/2022 | NWS Seattle
    With just 2 days left the average high temperature for Seattle in May is 59.7°. Here is a list of the average May high temperatures in Seattle the last few years. 2021 65.7° 2020 68.0° 2019 69.7° 2018 70.8° 2017 67.0° 2016 68.8° 2015 68.0° 2014 67.8° 2013 67.3°
  • Travel ‘difficult to impossible’ with snow totals up to 2 feet in parts of the Northern Plains

    04/24/2022 8:15:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/24/2022 | Heather Brinkmann, FOX Weather
    Up to two feet of snow is expected in spots across the Northern Plains this weekend. A powerful winter storm is slamming some of the same spots that were hard hit by last week’s historic blizzard.
  • For First Time, Measurable Snowfall Hits Portland, Oregon, in April

    04/14/2022 8:49:00 AM PDT · by fireman15 · 51 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 04/11/2022 | Jake Thomas
    Unexpected winter weather in Portland, Oregon, closed schools, downed trees and left residents without electricity as the state's largest city saw its first April snowfall in recorded history. Residents of Portland woke up to a blanket of snow Monday morning after cold air and wet weather caused unseasonably frigid overnight conditions. Portland saw its first ever snowfall documented in April since the National Weather Service (NWS) began keeping records in 1940. The snow follows other unusual weather events the Pacific Northwest has seen over the last year.
  • It’s going to be so cold in Florida, iguanas will fall from trees. No, really

    01/30/2022 11:01:09 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | January 28, 2022 | Samantha Dunne
    Below-freezing temperatures expected in Florida this weekendWhile freezing temperatures bring most places white specks, the same weather brings Florida green scales. Falling iguanas are expected to accompany the coldest weather the state has felt since 2018 this weekend. That’s right. Overnight and early morning lows aren’t the only thing projected to plummet in Florida come Saturday and Sunday. Because they are cold-blooded reptiles, iguanas are known to become immobile and drop when cold weather below 40 degrees comes around in South Florida.
  • NY and Boston face coldest temperatures since 2019 and up to two feet of snow Tuesday: More than 15MILLION are under wind chill alerts as East Coast temperatures dip 45 below zero

    01/10/2022 6:11:59 PM PST · by algore · 46 replies
    A powerful cold front is expected to rip through the Northeast and Midwest this week, with extreme temperatures reaching as low as -45 degrees as the US braces for the coldest air chill in three years. More than 15 million people are under wind chill advisories after temperatures plummeted to -25 to -45 degrees on Monday. The National Weather Service also warns that parts of northern New York and Massachusetts could see wind chills of between 35 and 40 below zero between 7pm Monday to 3pm on Tuesday that could cause 'frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10...
  • Global warming traps hundreds in the snow

    01/05/2022 4:37:43 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5 Jan, 2022 | Pandra Selivanov
    The United Nations warns that “a hotter future is certain” and considers climate change the greatest threat modern humans have ever faced. Before he was even elected, President Biden had a plan for curbing climate change that would also encompass environmental justice, whatever that is. Globe-trotter, or should I say globe-sailor, Greta Thunberg continues to scold that world leaders have stolen her dreams and her childhood by not conforming to green standards that have not been met since the Neanderthals. Meanwhile, Mother Nature didn’t get the memo on global warming and dropped a storm on the Fredericksburg area. More than...
  • Snowstorm threatens to dump up to 18 inches on eastern US

    01/03/2022 6:25:33 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/03/2021 | Joshua Rhett miller
    A severe winter storm could dump up to 18 inches of snow across the eastern US Monday as some half a million homes are already without power in the southeast — but New York will largely be spared, forecasters said Monday. The heaviest snowfall — likely between 6 and 10 inches — is expected in parts of northern Virginia and Maryland, as well as in Delaware and southern New Jersey, AccuWeather meteorologist Nicole LoBiondo told The Post.
  • Blizzard warnings in effect for parts of Hawaii as potent storm wallops islands

    12/04/2021 6:49:12 AM PST · by jerod · 64 replies
    AccuWeather ^ | Dec. 3, 2021 10:29 AM AST | By Ryan Adamson, AccuWeather meteorologist
    A potent storm has begun to wallop the Hawaiian Islands with gusty winds and widespread flooding rain, with blizzard conditions expected at some higher elevations, AccuWeather forecasters say. Much of the 50th state has been abnormally dry recently, with parts of Hawaii in severe to extreme drought. Needed rain began on Friday, but it may be too much of a good thing. Due to the threat of excessive rainfall, flood watches have been issued for all of the islands and are expected to remain in place through Monday afternoon. Drought that has been developing over Hawaii became more intense after...
  • Deep freeze in Arctic Europe sends power prices soaring

    12/01/2021 2:57:41 PM PST · by rktman · 50 replies
    wattsupwiththat.com ^ | 12/1/2021 | Paul Homewood
    On the Finnmark plateau, between Kautokeino and Karasjok, temperatures dropped down to -35°C on Sunday. The forecast for the coming week shows a temperature anomaly for the last days of November of 10°C below the reference period 1961-1990, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute informs. Coldest out is Nikkaluokta near Gällivare in Norrbotten with -36°C. In times of climate change, the current freeze comes in sharp contrast to last fall, when meteorologists reported about the hottest October and early November ever measured, with an average of 6,7°C above normal across the Arctic. Cold weather even sweeps the coast of northernmost...
  • Germany sees heavy snowfall as winter blizzard strikes

    12/01/2021 12:46:25 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 30 November 2021 16:01 CET | DPA/The Local
    Germany is expected to see up to 30 cm of fresh snowfall and 90 km/h winds on Tuesday evening as Storm Christian sweeps across the southern and western regions of the country. Reporting the weather on Focus, meteorologist Jan Schenk warned that the combination of forceful winds and heavy snow could lead to dangerous conditions in the south of the country over Tuesday evening and into the night. “Peak winds in the south will reach 90 km/h in the lowlands and hurricane force over the peaks of the Alps,” he said. “This could lead to snow drifts at higher altitudes...
  • Lock in: Dozens stuck in England’s highest pub after storm

    11/30/2021 3:00:12 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 29, 2021
    Dozens of customers who stopped for a drink at Britain’s highest altitude pub got a longer stay than they bargained for, after the building was cut off by a blizzard. Sixty-one people woke up Monday after their third night at the Tan Hill Inn in the Yorkshire Dales, 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of London. They have been unable to leave since Friday, when a late autumn storm brought snow and heavy winds that felled power cables and blocked roads. The pub sits 1,732 feet (528 meters) above sea level and is used to being cut off by bad weather....
  • German power prices soar as arctic blast to bring 'significant snow' Demand surges as people turn up thermostats

    11/26/2021 6:38:30 AM PST · by rktman · 26 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 11/25/2021 1905 hrs et | Tyler Durdin
    Europe's first cold spell of the heating season has arrived, pressuring power prices higher as freezing temperatures ushers in increased power demand to heat building structures across the central-west region. German day-ahead power prices jumped to the second-highest level ever, 273.89 euros per megawatt-hour. Day-ahead power prices are also higher in France and Netherlands. The Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), the German Meteorological Service, released a weather note on Tuesday warning of frigid and snowy weather.
  • One half of Earth is rapidly getting COLDER than the other

    10/28/2021 6:15:15 AM PDT · by MNDude · 71 replies
    half of Earth is cooling faster than the other, researchers have discovered. The side of the planet which contains the Pacific Ocean is losing heat at a more rapid rate than the half which contains Africa, Europe and Asia. Scientists believe the discrepancy is because the Pacific hemisphere has been covered with more ocean than the other half for the last 400 million years and land is a better insulator than water. Earth is continuously cooling and will eventually become a frigid, lifeless rock, much like Mars.
  • New study confirms Sun/Cosmic-Ray climate connection

    10/11/2021 4:46:57 AM PDT · by one guy in new jersey · 100 replies
    GWPF ^ | David Whitehouse Interviewing Professor Henrik Svensmark, one of the study's authors.
    A new study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports by researchers at the Danish National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem suggests that the Sun’s activity in screening cosmic rays affects clouds and, ultimately, the Earth's energy budget with concomitant climatic effects. Science editor David Whitehouse interviews Professor Henrik Svensmark, one of the study's authors.
  • Antarctica Just Had Its Coldest Season Ever. Here’s Why

    10/04/2021 12:15:57 PM PDT · by rktman · 43 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/4/2021 | THOMAS CATENACCI
    The South Pole recorded its coldest season since climate scientists began tracking temperatures on the continent in 1957, The Washington Post reported. Antarctica’s average temperature over the last six months was minus 78 degrees, or 4.5 degrees below the average recorded over the previous 30 years, The Washington Post reported. The temperatures were recorded between April and September — Antarctica’s winter months — at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Temperatures even touched minus 100, at times, University of Wisconsin Scientists Matthew Lazzara told the Post. Scientists pointed to a major polar vortex that swept through the southern continent as the...
  • Wrong Again: 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions

    10/02/2021 9:12:10 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 22 replies
    Competitive Enterprise Institute ^ | 9/24/21 | Myron Ebel
    Thanks go to Tony Heller, who first collected many of these news clips and posted them on RealClimateScience. SUMMARY Modern doomsayers have been predicting climate and environmental disaster since the 1960s. They continue to do so today. None of the apocalyptic predictions with due dates as of today have come true. What follows is a collection of notably wild predictions from notable people in government and science. More than merely spotlighting the failed predictions, this collection shows that the makers of failed apocalyptic predictions often are individuals holding respected positions in government and science. While such predictions have been and...
  • Study: Warmer Arctic led to killer cold in Texas, much of US

    09/03/2021 2:43:46 PM PDT · by crusty old prospector · 60 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Seth Borenstein
    Warming of the Arctic caused by climate change has increased the number of polar vortex outbreaks, when frigid air from the far north bathes the central and eastern United States in killer cold, a study finds. The study in the journal Science Thursday is the first to show the connections between changes in the polar region and February’s Valentine’s Week freeze that triggered widespread power outages in Texas, killing more than 170 people and causing at least $20 billion in damage. The polar vortex normally keeps icy air trapped in the Arctic. But warmer air weakens the vortex, allowing it...
  • Why climate change could make some places colder

    08/13/2021 2:04:13 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | August 12, 2021 | By David Knowels
    As much of the Northern Hemisphere continues to bake in a year of unprecedented heat waves linked to climate change, one paradoxical consequence of rising global temperatures is that some areas of the world could become much colder. A study published this month by researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research found that the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) current system could be on the verge of collapse. The conveyor belt system transports warm surface ocean water from the tropics, up along the coast of Florida to the northern Atlantic Ocean. Colder water sinks and is moved along...
  • Scientists fear a critical Atlantic Ocean system might collapse, triggering 'extreme cold' and sea level rise

    08/05/2021 4:20:59 PM PDT · by Mariner · 129 replies
    The Week via Yahoo ^ | August 5th, 2021 | Brigid Kennedy, Contributing Writer
    Scientists are worried the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), a "critical aquatic conveyer belt" that drives currents in the Atlantic Ocean, is at risk of near-complete collapse due to climate change, The Washington Post reports.A shutdown of the crucial circulation system could "bring extreme cold to Europe and parts of North America, raise sea levels along the U.S. East Coast, and disrupt seasonal monsoons that provide water to much of the world," the Post reports. The effects, in short, would be devastating."The mere possibility that the AMOC tipping point is close should be enough for us to take countermeasures," warns...
  • Records smashed again: Portland infrastructure crumbles under 116-degree heat

    06/29/2021 1:30:44 PM PDT · by EBH · 60 replies
    Accuweather ^ | 6/29/2021 | Mark Puleo, AccuWeather staff writer
    Three days, three records. For the third consecutive day, the high-temperature page of Portland's record book will need a rewrite. Portland has been at the epicenter of a record-shattering heat wave that has been sending temperatures soaring to previously unimaginable levels across the northwestern United States and western Canada. Among the victims left in the heat wave's wrath have been stricken residents, buckled streets and melted power cables. Little relief has been offered even at night, and the city continued its streak of searing heat Monday, setting a new all-time record high temperature in the process. The day's highest mark...