Tag Archives: Cold

Dreaming of a white Christmas? You just might get your wish.

It’s (considered) the best time of the year when children and adults alike share in the wonderment of the season of giving. Sparkling lights glisten on giant Fir trees, while holiday crooners Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. play softly in the background. Tales of sugar plum fairies and The Night Before Christmas […]

Jack Frost Could Be Halloween’s New Villain

Halloween in America is a time to share our scariest, nail-biting tales or celebrate our favorite villains, such as the headless horseman, Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers and “Jason”. A new villain may also be among us this Halloween. He blows into town uninvited, freezing pipes, disrupting supply chains and wreaking havoc on everyone’s immune systems. […]

From Severe Storms to a Blizzard…Here’s an Outlook for the Coming Days

Just when you’re looking forward to spring in a few weeks, the two four-letter words are mentioned again…cold and snow. Who’s tired of this winter weather? I bet most of you are raising your hands! Over the next 48 to 72 hours, the weather looks fairly quiet across the Lower 48 as mostly dry and […]

Arctic Blast: Are You Prepared? Cold Weather Safety Tips

If you read YOURWEATHERBLOG yesterday, you’re already aware of the potential for an Arctic blast of cold air across most of the U.S. next week. Long-range models have been indicating this for several days, but thankfully today the airmass doesn’t look quite as cold as it did yesterday due to a subtle change in the […]

When It’s Cold, Protect Your Pipes!

Born and raised in the South, I’m a typical southerner who thinks highs in the 50’s and 60’s is cold. It’s true us southerners also freak out when there’s a mention of snow in the forecast, even if no accumulation is expected. People here make mad dashes to the grocery stores where they’re willing to […]

UK: Mid-May Cold Snap is Coming to an End

It’s hard to believe it’s the middle of May across parts of the UK this week given that snow is falling and temperatures are dropping below zero Celsius. Snow has fallen in parts of northern Britain the past few days with hard frosts occurring as far south as the Home Counties. It’s unusual for this […]

Tomato Growers See Red

Cloudier, wetter and colder than normal are the tell-tale signs of an active El Niño for the Southern States and that has certainly been the case for the past several months. Indeed, the Mid-Atlantic snows are fresh in our minds, all the additional rain has eliminated drought in nearly all areas of the South and […]

Polar Bear Plunge Canceled

Isn’t the point of a polar bear plunge to jump into freezing water? The plunge is an event held during the winter where participants enter a body of water despite the low temperature. In Annapolis, Maryland this past weekend it was the 14th annual Polar Bear Plunge, which raises money for the Maryland Special Olympics. […]

Extreme Cold leads to Power Rationing in China

Extreme Cold leads to Power Rationing in China     Asia has been experiencing a cold snap just like the U.S. and Europe. Cities across eastern and central China are rationing power for industry and have been urging residents to limit gas use. The icy cold weather has sent energy demands to new peaks with […]

It’s “Generational”

One of our Houston TV mets said yesterday that this cold outbreak was "Generational… The kind of cold outbreak that you’ll be telling your grandchildren about." I’m not quite sure I buy into that, but one thing’s for sure: This is not your average cold front with your average winter temperatures. Let’s look at what’s […]