An unusually quiet March for tornadoes--only 6 so far

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 11:37 AM GMT on March 21, 2013

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After an unusually active January for tornadoes, with approximately double the activity of a typical January, tornado activity dropped to near-normal levels in February, and virtually flat-lined during March. The five confirmed tornadoes in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama on Monday, March 18 brought the March 2013 tornado tally to just six. Monday's severe weather outbreak in the south brought hail up to the size of softballs to Jackson, MS, and damage from the hailstorm is estimated in the tens of millions.

Since 2000, the U.S. has averaged 89 tornadoes each March, so we have a long way to go to reach average. The 154 tornadoes last year in March 2012 was the fourth highest March total since records began in 1950 (record: 170 in March 2007.) Records for most and least tornadoes in a month have been set 24 times over the past 60 years. Ten of those records have been set in the past decade--six for the fewest tornadoes, and four for the most, said tornado researcher Harold Brooks last week. In addition, the three earliest starts of tornado season and the four latest have all occurred since 1997, and "We've had a dramatic increase in the variability of tornado occurrence," Brooks said. The jet stream, which plays a key role in tornado formation, has been wildly variable in recent years, leading to the large swings in tornado activity.


Figure 1. The EF-2 tornado with 120 mph winds that hit Meriwether and Pike County, Georgia on Monday, March 18, 2013 was one of just six March tornadoes in 2013. The cell labeled "3" spawned the tornado. Two other supercells are also labeled (cell #1 brought hail to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.) Thanks go to Stu Ostro of TWC for providing the image.

NOAA's Storm Prediction Center is highlighting only a small "Slight Risk" area for severe weather on Thursday over Northern Texas, and another "Slight RIsk" area on Saturday over the Southeast U.S. The winter-like jet stream pattern we are in is likely to be dominant for at least the next week, and perhaps into April. So, March 2013 has a shot at making the top-five list for the quietest March months on record for tornado activity. Years with fewest March tornadoes since 1950:

1) 1951: 6
2) 1969: 8
3) 1966: 12
4) 1958: 15
5) 1978: 17


Forecasting the End
We're safely past the December 21, 2012 date of the predicted Mayan Apocalypse, so its permissible to engage in a bit of "what if" speculation on how civilization on Earth might ultimately meet its doom. That's the premise of The Weather Channel's "Forecasting the End" series, which begins airing Thursday March 21 at 9 pm EDT. I'll be making appearances in six of the episodes, set to air each Thursday through mid-April. You might hear me say the phrase, "It would be a bad day on planet Earth" more than once during the shows, as the type of events being considered--an asteroid strike, super volcano eruption, gamma ray burst, encounter with a rogue planet, and massive methane expulsion event--would all do very bad things to earth's climate, making human life on Earth a tenuous proposition. The spectacular graphics should make for an enjoyable show.

New Wettest Place on Earth Discovered?
After successfully helping cast down one iconic world record--the bogus 136°F measured at El Azizia, Libya in 1922--wunderground's weather historian, Christopher C. Burt, and weather records researcher Maximiliano Herrera are at it again. Mr. Burt documents in his latest blog post a challenge to the world's rainiest location, which is officially Mawsynram, Meghalaya State, India, with an annual average precipitation of 11,872 mm (467.40”). It turns out that Puerto Lopez, Colombia may be even wetter.

I'll have a new post on Friday.

Jeff Masters

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3/18/13
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613. MTWX
Quoting CybrTeddy:


Never trust a forecast out beyond 5 days.

Shoot, I don't trust them more than 3 days out!! LOL!


Morning everbody.

Who thinks that SPC may upgrade tomorrow to a moderate risk come morning???

I'm not talking anything massive, just a small area from just west of the MS/AL border into South Central AL...
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I don't understand why people attack others on here for saying how cold it's been but if someone post info on how hot it's been then that person is considered as GOD on here. Facts are facts people we have warm phases just as we have cold phases and this Spring the US appears to be in a cold phase due to this -NAO.

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Never trust a forecast out beyond 5 days.
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Quoting ScottLincoln:
Based upon what? It's going to have to be cold... very cold... record-breaking cold for day after day after day across most of the CONUS for us to have a top coldest March. So far we've had over 3x the heat records compared to cold records for the U.S. in March:

Nonsense.


Really, 75% of the US has expierenced colder than normal temperatures basically the whole month of March so far. Is it record breaking in every city no but as a whole we are trending one of the coldest Marches in a very long time. I would say top 10 to 20 coldest.

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Quoting StormTrackerScott:
March 2012 one of the warmest in history and March 2013 on of the coldest in history. Global Cooling anyone?
Sigh...
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Quoting StormTrackerScott:
Could have one of the coldest Marches in history across the US.

Notice the higher heights up in Greenland. Not good for folks in the US looking for Spring.
Based upon what? It's going to have to be cold... very cold... record-breaking cold for day after day after day across most of the CONUS for us to have a top coldest March. So far we've had over 3x the heat records compared to cold records for the U.S. in March:

Quoting StormTrackerScott:
March 2012 one of the warmest in history and March 2013 on of the coldest in history. Global Cooling anyone?
Nonsense.
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March 2012 one of the warmest in history and March 2013 on of the coldest in history. Global Cooling anyone?
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Quoting SFLWeatherman:
The cold is not over


April looks cold folks and for those in Tornado Alley looking for an outbreak may have to wait until May. Could have one of the coldest Marches in history across the US.

Notice the higher heights up in Greenland. Not good for folks in the US looking for Spring.

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For West Palm Beach...

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Quoting LargoFl:


Hi Largo, things look interesting in E C FL Saturday as these thunderstorms will likely build down E C FL with temps pushing 90. Unfortunately Tampa maybe left high and dry on Saturday as all the rain will likely be north and just east of you. However Sunday is the day we all get dumped on by heavy rains and severe weather.
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The cold is not over
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As promised they have updated the percentage



DAY 2 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1256 AM CDT FRI MAR 22 2013

VALID 231200Z - 241200Z

...THERE IS A SLGT RISK OF SVR TSTMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF COAST
REGION...

...SYNOPSIS...
UPPER TROUGHING OVER THE INTERMOUNTAIN REGION AT THE START OF THE
PERIOD IS FORECAST TO DIG ESEWD ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SRN PLAINS
WITH TIME...APPROACHING THE MID MS VALLEY LATE IN THE PERIOD.

AS THE TROUGH DIGS...A SURFACE LOW INITIALLY OVER THE WRN HALF OF TX
IS FORECAST TO REDEVELOP OVER THE LOWER MS VALLEY DURING THE
EVENING. AS THIS OCCURS...A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SURGE SEWD
ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS. BY THE END OF THE PERIOD...A DEEPENING LOW
IS EXPECTED TO RESIDE OVER THE WRN HALF OF TN...WITH A COLD FRONT
EXTENDING FROM THE TN VALLEY SWWD INTO THE WRN GULF OF MEXICO.

...CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION...
AS THE SURFACE LOW REDEVELOPING INVOF THE LA VICINITY DURING THE
AFTERNOON EVOLVES AND MOVES NEWD THROUGH THE SECOND HALF OF THE
PERIOD...A WARM FRONT ALSO RETREATING NWD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF
COAST STATES AND A COLD FRONT MOVING EWD ACROSS THE LOWER MS VALLEY
SHOULD BOTH SERVE AS FOCI FOR CONVECTIVE DEVELOPMENT. WITH NWD
ADVECTION GULF MOISTURE INTO THE AREA SUPPORTING MIXED-LAYER CAPE OF
500 TO 1500 J/KG FUELING STORM DEVELOPMENT...STORMS SHOULD BECOME
FAIRLY WIDESPREAD AFTER DARK.

AS THE UPPER TROUGH ADVANCES...INCREASING WSWLY FLOW ALOFT WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO SHEAR SUPPORTIVE OF ORGANIZED/ROTATING STORMS.
ATTM...MODEL DIFFERENCES CAST UNCERTAINTY REGARDING STORM MODE AND
AXES OF MORE FAVORABLE DEVELOPMENT...BUT IT APPEARS THAT SOME
COMBINATION OF LINEAR MODE INVOF THE COLD FRONT AND MORE CELLULAR
CONVECTION INVOF THE RETREATING WARM FRONT WILL BE POSSIBLE.
THUS
-- ALONG WITH HAIL POTENTIAL...LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED
TORNADOES APPEAR POSSIBLE. DESPITE AFOREMENTIONED
UNCERTAINTIES...IT APPEARS THAT SEVERE POTENTIAL WILL BECOME
WIDESPREAD/SUBSTANTIAL ENOUGH TO WARRANT INCLUSION OF 30% SEVERE
PROBABILITY THIS FORECAST.

..GOSS.. 03/22/2013

CLICK TO GET WUUS02 PTSDY2 PRODUCT

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Largo I am taking over w/ the graphics
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Quoting LargoFl:
good morning..yes the nws was warning about that possible frost yesterday.
yeah, this is what happens when i spend to much time at work. how are you doing Largo?
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Looks like an all day event, where is Georgia Storm when you need model runs that you cannot access at work

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Last few times MOB depicted storms in this fashion it was Dec 25 and more recently During the Jackson MS tornadoes
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Quoting aislinnpaps:
Everyone have a great Friday! Aussie, have a great Saturday! I'm on vacation next week, so hopefully I'll be just waking up at this time, if I'm lucky, later than this!

I too have break starting late next week. I can't wait for sleeping in and staying up later.

Quoting trHUrrIXC5MMX:
good morning everyone...

WINTER STORM VIRGIL has been named


Whether I get just some snow showers, accumulating snow, or nothing is still uncertain. Personally, I really don't want any snow.
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good morning everyone...

WINTER STORM VIRGIL has been named

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Everyone have a great Friday! Aussie, have a great Saturday! I'm on vacation next week, so hopefully I'll be just waking up at this time, if I'm lucky, later than this!
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Good morning to all,evening Aussie.

Some showers will fall in PR this afternoon but for the most part dry conditions will prevail this weekend.

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
458 AM AST FRI MAR 22 2013

.SYNOPSIS...DEEP LAYER LOW PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC THROUGH AT LEAST LATE SUNDAY. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE EAST COAST OF UNITED STATES WILL MOVE NORTH OF THE LOCAL ISLANDS
DURING THE WEEKEND...BRINGING AN EAST TO NORTHEAST TRADE WIND FLOW
ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL THEN ESTABLISH EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...A BROAD CYCLONIC CIRCULATION ASSOCIATED WITH THE
AFOREMENTIONED LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE WIND
PATTERN ACROSS THE WESTERN ATLANTIC TODAY. AS A RESULT...THE LOCAL
AREA WILL CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE A SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW THROUGH
TONIGHT. THIS SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL ADVECT ONCE AGAIN A WARM AND
MOIST AIR MASS OVER THE LOCAL REGION TODAY...RESULTING IN HOT TEMPS
ALONG THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE ISLANDS AS WELL AS SCATTERED
SHOWERS ACROSS THE LOCAL ISLANDS AND SURROUNDING WATERS. AS THE
BROAD LOW MOVES EASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC AND A SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE RELOCATES NORTH OF THE ISLANDS...WINDS WILL GRADUALLY
BACK FROM THE EAST TO NORTHEAST DURING THE WEEKEND. UNDER THE
NORTHEASTERLY WIND FLOW...THE FOCUS OF THE AFTERNOON CONVECTION
WILL SHIFT FROM THE NW QUADRANT TO THE SW QUADRANT OF PUERTO RICO.
22/06Z MODELS ARE TRENDING TOWARDS A DRIER AIR MASS DURING THE
WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH PWAT DROPPING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
CARIBBEAN ISLANDS. THIS SEEMS TO HOLD THROUGH MIDWEEK NEXT WEEK.
OVERALL...NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER MAKERS FORESEEN IN NEXT 5-7 DAYS.

&&

.AVIATION...MAINLY VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOCAL FLYING
AREA THROUGH 22/18Z. SOME PASSING SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE OVER TJPS
DURING THE MORNING HOURS. AFTER 22/18Z PASSING ISOLATED SHRA REMAIN
POSSIBLE OVER TJBQ AND TJMZ...WITH MOUNTAIN OBSCURATIONS. A LIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE BLW 10 KFT.

&&

.MARINE...CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN TRANQUIL ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS
THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. SE WINDS AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS AND SEAS OF
2 TO 5 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE END OF WEEKEND. A SMALL NNE
SWELL WILL REACH THE LOCAL ATLANTIC WATERS LATE SATURDAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SJU 90 75 87 75 / 20 10 10 10
STT 84 74 85 77 / 20 20 20 20
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THERE COULD VERY WELL END UP BEING A THIN BAND
OF PRECIP ORIENTED WEST-EAST OR WEST-NORTHWEST TO EAST-SOUTHEAST
THAT PRODUCES MEASURABLE SNOW

Spencer Denton7:03 PM - Public
The TN Valley has only seen 4 or 5 snow events after March 22nd in the past 100 years...c/o Dr. John Christy AL State Climatologist. #alwx

THE
CANADIAN MODEL IS THE MOST OMINOUS LOOKING...WITH A DEEPER MORE
NORTHERN SURFACE LOW THAT ALLOWS AN EXTRA 24 HOURS TO DESTABILIZE.
WITH ALL THE UNCERTAINTY REMAINING...WILL MAINTAIN A LOW
CONFIDENCE MENTION OF SEVERE/TORNADOES IN THE HWO.


ive noticed this as well about the CMC
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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
LOW PRESSURE AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH AND MOVE
ACROSS THE REGION BRINGING SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS INTO
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. SOME OF
THE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG...PARTICULARLY OVER THE NATURE
COAST LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. POTENTIAL HAZARDS WILL BE
GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

...EXCESSIVE COLD IMPACT...
MUCH COOLER DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK
LEADING TO OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 30S ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE NATURE COAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

...WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
BREEZY SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL SETUP AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY THEN SHIFT TO NORTHERLY BEHIND THE FRONT FOR
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED
DURING THIS TIME.

...FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
LONG DURATIONS OF CRITICAL RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE POSSIBLE
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY WHICH COULD PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS
OVER PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

PRC
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Quoting severstorm:
wow totally caught off guard this am 36 outside zephyrhills fl. touch of frost on windsheild. i see mid 80's tomorrow and back to chilly next tuesday. OH Good Morning
good morning..yes the nws was warning about that possible frost yesterday.
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I just notice the SPC's new homepage. What does everybody think of it?
New Storm Prediction Center home page

Honestly, I think it looks fine, but I do prefer the current one.
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wow totally caught off guard this am 36 outside zephyrhills fl. touch of frost on windsheild. i see mid 80's tomorrow and back to chilly next tuesday. OH Good Morning
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Quoting MAweatherboy1:
Good morning. Here's the SPC's day 2 outlook:

do you think they are becoming More concerned about the Severe stuff in this coming gulf coast storm?..in florida we have a pretty good warm front moving up the state from the south this weekend..and its going to smash into..this eastward moving cold front..and the upper air currents are cold..i hope we dont see too many tornado's.
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Quoting Slamguitar:
It's kind of fitting that in the seminar I attended today Dr. Masters talked about how off topic his blog's comment section gets, especially during the hurricane off-season.

That's why I love (and hate) you guys though. :D
.well outside of a few off topic(weather) posts i think the doc has built up a fine weather community in here,people from all over the world post here about their weather..I often wondered what IS..the topic of this particular blog?...is it what he posts as you enter the blog?..or is it current and the upcoming bad weather in the country etc...THAT is the unclear part..or..is the whole topic of this blog....global warming only?....very unclear doc...just my own personal question.
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Morning everybody!

This possible snow storm on Sunday could be the biggest snowstorm this winter for my area (even though it's technically spring now) GFS has been persistent in showing several inches of snow and is currently showing 8-10 inches of snow for the Cincinnati area. Places to the north/northwest could see over a foot of snow!
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Good morning. Here's the SPC's day 2 outlook:

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7-day for the Tampa bay area.................
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Good Morning Folks!.........................
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Good morning, everyone. Evening, Aussie. A warmer 59 degrees this morning with a high in the mid 70's later on. We've a 40% chance of rain today, which I hope holds off until after school. Last day of school for nine days and a 'fun day'. Start the day with Eggonauts - soldiers throw raw eggs off the top of the school that the kids and their parents have put into anything they want that's no bigger than 6 in by 6 in, the idea being the raw egg is not broken. The messes are more fun than the successful ones. *G* Then family picnics and easter egg hunts. Classrooms are not fun places for picnics and easter egg hunts.

Breakfast is on the sideboard: Belguim waffles with fresh fruit, sausage and/or bacon, bagels with cream cheese and jelly and fresh orange juice. Enjoy!
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577. VR46L
Heavy snow and rain cause disruption BBC News
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576. VR46L


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575. VR46L
What a lovely day Raining ice .. winds gusting upto 61 knots...



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Quoting KEEPEROFTHEGATE:


Thanks Keep! change of pace instead of maps! LOL
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Quoting aspectre:
"National Weather Service told...the Fargo area...to prepare for one of the Red River's five largest crests"

"The...flood outlook for Fargo [NorthDakota] and...Moorhead [Minnesota] includes a 50 percent chance that the river would top 38 feet later this spring, which would surpass the fifth-highest crest of 37.34 feet in 1969. There's a 10 percent chance of an all-time record."


Global Warming!
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572. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
Tropical Cyclone Warning Center Perth
Tropical Cyclone Advisory
TROPICAL LOW 15U
2:32 PM WST March 22 2013
=========================================

At 2:00 PM WST, Tropical Low (1001 hPa) was located near 14.2S 93.8E or 400 km west southwest of Cocos Island has 10 minute sustained winds of 30 knots. The low is reported as moving west at 7 knots.

Dvorak Intensity: T1.5/2.0/W1.0/24 HRS

Forecast and Intensity
======================
12 HRS: 14.8S 91.5E - 30 knots (Tropical Low)
24 HRS: 16.3S 89.2E - 25 knots (Tropical Low)

Additional Information
========================
The system is entering a region of higher shear and convection has been weakening significantly over the past six hours. Final T of 1.5 is based on the MET. Although gales may still occur in southern quadrants, the system is no longer expected to develop into a tropical cyclone.

No further bulletins will be issued for this system.
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571. Skyepony (Mod)
Finally some people put it all together..


Cold winter extremes in northern continents linked to Arctic sea ice loss


Qiuhong Tang, Xuejun Zhang, Xiaohua Yang and Jennifer A Francis


Abstract


The satellite record since 1979 shows downward trends in Arctic sea ice extent in all months, which are smallest in winter and largest in September. Previous studies have linked changes in winter atmospheric circulation, anomalously cold extremes and large snowfalls in mid-latitudes to rapid decline of Arctic sea ice in the preceding autumn. Using observational analyses, we show that the winter atmospheric circulation change and cold extremes are also associated with winter sea ice reduction through an apparently distinct mechanism from those related to autumn sea ice loss. Associated with winter sea ice reduction, a high-pressure anomaly prevails over the subarctic, which in part results from fewer cyclones owing to a weakened gradient in sea surface temperature and lower baroclinicity over sparse sea ice. The results suggest that the winter atmospheric circulation at high northern latitudes associated with Arctic sea ice loss, especially in the winter, favors the occurrence of cold winter extremes at middle latitudes of the northern continents.

OPEN ACCESS:

http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/8/1/014036/

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Quoting 1900hurricane:
A secondary shortwave in the flow around the piece of vortex has resulted in a secondary low forming near the east coast. This low should bring some moderate snow to extreme SE New England before merging with the primary low.


There was a fresh ASCAT of that too..
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A secondary shortwave in the flow around the piece of vortex has resulted in a secondary low forming near the east coast. This low should bring some moderate snow to extreme SE New England before merging with the primary low.





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568. wxmod
Ship activity just south of the Aleutian Islands. MODIS satellite photo today

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Quoting AstroHurricane001:


Looks like it's going to make landfall in Cape Breton Island, increasing the Suete and Wreckhouse winds tonight. It's bombing out because of the Gulf Stream. Also, Jakobshavn Isbrae.

The Gulf Stream may be helping to intensify the baroclinic zone, but the main reasons for the storm's rapid deepening is because if the low's location in the Right Entrance Region and Left Exit Region of two upper level jet streaks as well as the the 500 mb trough's negative tilt acquired from rounding a piece of the displaced polar vortex.



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Quoting Some1Has2BtheRookie:


oops! ... He didn't mention me by name did he???


He didn't mention any names, just the blog as a whole. I was sitting there waiting for him to start mentioning our usual "trouble makers" though. :D

Quoting auburn:


we are gonna try our best to keep it on topic this year..



It would be welcomed in my book! Shouldn't be long until potential TCs start spinning up.

Quoting Astrometeor:


He talks about us? Awwww, <3 you too Dr. M

For me it is a love and hate relationship with a good portion of my favorite bloggers here.



He is obviously proud of the community that has built up in the WunderBlogs, specifically his comment section. He may be less proud of some of the types of commenters that show up to give him grief...
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Quoting 1900hurricane:
The low bombing off the eastern seaboard is looking good tonight.



Looks like it's going to make landfall in Cape Breton Island, increasing the Suete and Wreckhouse winds tonight. It's bombing out because of the Gulf Stream. Also, Jakobshavn Isbrae.
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564. wxmod
Mid North Pacific ship activity today. MODIS satellite photo with aerosol overlay.

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Quoting Astrometeor:
Good evening weather blog....this is a weather blog right?

It is what it is. But what it is, only it knows. lol
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