Tag Archives: winter weather

“Today in Weather History” Makes This Week Look Boring – Enjoy It While It Lasts

Apart from some chilly weather in the northern regions, we’re enjoying a relatively quiet week across the U.S. weather-wise and from coast to coast just about everyone I’ve asked has said they’re enjoying a break from the extremes.  Whatever the reason – and I chalk it up to rampantly improved technology and a 24-hour news […]

Too Many Weather-Related Plane Crashes

Sometimes you think it’s your imagination (“Is it my imagination, or have there been a lot of plane crashes recently?”), but that’s not the case this time. The crashes are all too real, and all too recent — and, it would seem, the crashes are weather-related.

Holiday Travel Hampered Due to Severe Storms and Heavy Snowfall

It’s a clash of air masses on the gridiron of the U.S. today as a major snowstorm impacts the Rockies and severe weather threatens the Deep South. A quick-moving storm system will continue to bring snowfall to the central and southern Rocky Mountain states today and tomorrow.  Snowfall will come to an end from north […]

Strong Low Pounding UK and Northwestern Europe – Blizzard and 100+ MPH Winds

Falling temperatures will bring more seasonal early December weather to the U.K. as a strong low pressure area moves through the United Kingdom and into the North Sea today and tomorrow bringing the threat of strong winds, heavy rain and some snow to the region. London today is experiencing high temperatures in the middle 40s F (7 C), while Glasgow will be slightly cooler. In Ireland, Dublin should peak in the lower 40s today and near 40 tomorrow, before rebounding into the upper 40s Monday.

A Fairly Long Look At What Will Probably Be A Very Long Winter – 27-minute recorded webinar

On Tuesday, ImpactWeather StormWatch Manager and long-range forecast authority Fred Schmude presented a detailed look at what we expect around the country over the next several months.  The presentation was made as part of the year-long series of business continuity webinars that ImpactWeather is hosting on behalf of the Association of Contingency Planners.  You can […]

Believe It or Not, U.S. Setting Records for Low Temps and Snow Right Now

This morning’s low of 19 is the lowest September temperature ever recorded for International Falls. A bit further to the south, Duluth recorded snowfall yesterday — another record for the earliest snowfall ever recorded in Duluth.

A Little Bit of Calm Between the Storms

The weather has been so pleasant here on the Gulf Coast that it’s difficult to believe there’s still a month of winter yet to go. In fact, much of the globe is enjoying a bit of a break from extreme weather. And though that term can be subjective to many, ImpactWeather’s Gmaps reveals there are only a few global hazards

Ice-melter in the News

Magnesium chloride (MgCl2) hydrate, the miracle liquid, has been in the news lately. In fact, it’s in the news every winter and you’ve likely already had some exposure to it today. Do you know what it is or what it does?

Winter Storm Chat Text Now Available

Nearly 6,000 folks joined us at Noon CST for an hour-long chat about the current SE TX / SW LA winter storm situation.  The chat was hosted by The Houston Chronicle‘s SciGuy Eric Berger.  You can read the full transcript of the accurate, informative and often humorous chat here.

One Snowy January…But We Warned You!

As I’m writing this, the snow is tapering off across New England and will continue to do so into the afternoon. The strong low pressure system, responsible for all the snow, will continue to move northeast of the area bringing snow/blowing snow today across Newfoundland Island. The past several days we’ve been bringing you updated […]