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Earth's Record 41 Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters of 2013

By: Dr. Jeff Masters, 2:00 PM GMT on January 17, 2014

Earth set a new record for billion-dollar weather disasters in 2013 with 41, said insurance broker Aon Benfield in their Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report issued this week. Despite the record number of billion-dollar disasters, weather-related natural disaster losses (excluding earthquakes) were only slightly above average in 2013, and well below what occurred in 2012. That's because 2013 lacked a U.S. mega-disaster like Hurricane Sandy ($65 billion in damage) or the 2012 drought ($30 billion in damage.) The most expensive global disaster of 2013 was the June flood in Central Europe, which cost $22 billion. The deadliest disaster was Super Typhoon Haiyan, which killed about 8,000 people in the Philippines. Six countries set records for most expensive weather-related disaster in their history, as tabulated by EM-DAT, the International Disaster Database, and adjusted for inflation:

Germany, June flooding, $16 billion. Previous record: $15 billion in damage from the August 2002 Elbe River floods.
Philippines, Super Typhoon Haiyan, $13 billion. Previous record: $2.2 billion, August 2013 floods near Manila.
Austria, June flooding, $4 billion. Previous record: $3.1 billion in damage from the August 2002 floods.
Czech Republic, June flooding, $1.5 billion. Previous record: $0.3 billion in damage from the August 2002 floods.
New Zealand, Jan - May Drought, $1.6 billion. Previous record: $0.3 billion, January 2001 heat wave.
Cambodia, Oct - Nov floods, $1 billion. Previous record: $0.5 billion, August 2011 flood.



U.S. sees nine billion-dollar weather disasters
In the U.S., there were nine billion-dollar weather disasters in 2013, which was one below the ten-year average of ten, according to Aon Benfield. NOAA's National Climatic Data Center gave a lower number of U.S. billion-dollar weather disasters in 2013: seven, compared to their average of six billion dollar weather disasters per year over the previous ten years. The seven billion-dollar weather disasters of 2013 marked the 5th highest total of these disasters since 1980. NCDC consistently rates fewer disasters than Aon Benfield as billion-dollar disasters. Billion-dollar events account for roughly 80% of the total U.S. losses for all weather-related disasters.



Commentary
Forty-one billion dollar weather disasters is a huge number of these highly disruptive events to experience in one year. This is especially so given that 2013 was a neutral El Niño year, and the previous record of 40 billion-dollar weather disasters was set in 2010, when we had both a strong El Niño and a strong La Niña event in the same year. Strong El Niño or La Niña events tend to cause an increase in weather extremes capable of causing major disasters, so seeing 41 disasters in a neutral El Niño year gives me concern that climate change could have been responsible for a portion of this huge tally. However, looking at disaster losses to make an argument that climate change is affecting our weather is a difficult proposition. The increasing trend in weather disaster losses is thought to be primarily due to increases in wealth and population, and to people moving to more vulnerable areas--though the studies attempting to correct damage losses for these factors are highly uncertain. To find evidence of climate change, we are better off looking at how the atmosphere, oceans, and glaciers are changing--and there is plenty of evidence there. I discuss this topic in more detail in a 2012 post, Damage Losses and Climate Change.



Multi-month drought disasters of 2013

Drought Disaster 1. Drought in Central and Eastern China during the first eight months of 2013 caused an estimated $10 billion in damage, making it the 6th most costly weather-related disaster in Chinese history. Here, we see villagers digging deeper for water at a dried-up well at Dabu village on August 13, 2013 in Loudi, China. Drought dried up most rivers and reservoirs in Hunan province, leaving over 3 million people short of drinking water. Image credit: ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images.


Drought Disaster 2. Drought in Northeast Brazil during the first five months of 2013 caused an estimated $8 billion in damage, making it Brazil's second most expensive natural disaster in history, behind the $8.2 billion inflation-adjusted cost of the 1978 drought. Here, we see farmers from the Brazilian northeast carrying out a demonstration, holding cattle skulls in front of the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on December 4, 2012. The protesters demand the cancellation of their debts and help from the government to alleviate the effects of the drought. Image credit: Pedro Ladeira/AFP/Getty Images.


Drought Disaster 3. The record U.S. drought of 2012 continued into 2013, bringing record low water levels to the Mississippi River that restricted navigation. Although the drought was less severe than in 2012, it still caused $3.5 billion in damage. This Nov. 28, 2012 photo provided by The United States Coast Guard shows a WWII minesweeper on the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri. The minesweeper, once moored along the Mississippi River as a museum at St. Louis before it was torn away by floodwaters in 1993, is normally completely under water. However, it has become visible--rusted but intact--due to near-record low river levels on the Mississippi in early 2013. (AP Photo/United States Coast Guard, Colby Buchanan.)


Drought Disaster 4. Drought in New Zealand during the first five months of 2013 cost $1.6 billion, and was that nation's most expensive weather-related disaster in history. Image credit: Federated Farmers of New Zealand, via Daniel Corbett of the Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited.

January

Disaster 1. A woman talks on her mobile as she travels on a flooded road using an improvised raft in Jakarta on January 23, 2013. Widespread flooding hit Jakarta, Indonesia between January 20 - 27, killing 41 and causing $3.31 billion in damage. This was the 3rd costliest natural disaster in Indonesian history. Image credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images


Disaster 2. Widespread flooding, due, in part, to Tropical Cyclone Oswald, hit Queensland, Australia between January 21 - 30, killing six and causing $2.5 billion in damage. The city of Bundaberg had its worst flood disaster in history. Image credit: Chris Hyde/Getty Images.

February

Disaster 1. Mourning doves endure blowing snow on February 24, 2013 during Winter Storm Rocky in Manhattan, Kansas. Rocky killed three and did $1 billion in damage. Image credit: wunderphotographer tomcat.

March

Disaster 1. Hail up to the size of tennis balls fell on McComb, Mississippi, as documented by wunderphotographer sirencall on March 18, 2013. The hailstorm was part of a severe weather outbreak that cost $2 billion and killed two people.


Disaster 2. Late-season winter weather affected much of Europe throughout the month of March, bringing an extended period of heavy snowfall, sub-freezing temperatures, high winds, ice and flooding. At least 30 fatalities were reported, and damage was estimated at $1.8 billion. Among the hardest-hit areas were northern France, Germany and Ukraine. In this photo taken by wunderphotographer tonylathes on March 24, 2013, we see one of March's heavy snowstorms that affected Wardlow Village in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. March 2013 was the 2nd coldest March in the U.K. since 1910, exceeded only by March 1962.

April

Disaster 1. A large storm system brought hurricane-force wind gusts across parts of California and the rest of the West on April 7 - 8, and spawned heavy snowfall in the Rockies and the High Plains. The storm brought severe thunderstorms, hail, high winds, and tornadoes across the Plains, Midwest and Southeast through April 11, with at least 23 tornado touchdowns, including an EF-3 twister with 145 mph (230 kph) winds in eastern Mississippi. Total damage was estimated at $1.75 billion, and three people were killed. In this image, we see damage from a tornado in Shuqualak, Mississippi, taken by wunderphotographer richardlove310.


Disaster 2. Severe flooding in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April, 3, 2013 submerged half the city in waters up to 2 meters (6.6') deep. The flooding killed 86 and did $1.3 billion in damage. The 400 millimeters (15.74 inches) of rain that fell in just two hours in the La Plata region was more than the city had ever recorded during an entire month of April. Image credit: focolare.org.

May

Disaster 1. Flipped vehicles are piled up outside the heavily damaged Moore Medical Center in Moore, Oklahoma, after an EF-5 tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013. A Midwest tornado outbreak on May 18 - May 22 killed 29 people and cost $3.75 billion, making it the most costly weather-related disaster in the U.S. during 2013. Image credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)


Disaster 2. The Weather Channel's Mike ‪Bettes‬ and crew caught this image of the El Reno, Oklahoma tornado--the largest tornado ever recorded, with a diameter of 2.6 miles--before the tornado caught them and rolled their vehicle on May 31, 2013. The tornado, rated an EF-5 based on mobile Doppler wind data, but an EF-3 based on the damage it caused, killed tornado scientists/storm chasers Tim Samaras, Paul Samaras, and Carl Young. The May 26 - June 2 tornado outbreak that the El Reno tornado was a part of killed 27 and did $2.25 billion in damage.

June

Disaster 1. Aerial view of the flooded Danube River in Deggendorf, Germany on Friday, June 7, 2013. A historic $22 billion dollar flood disaster killed 25 people in Central Europe after flooding unprecedented since the Middle Ages hit major rivers in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and Slovakia in late May and early June. The Danube River in Passau, Germany hit the highest level since 1501, and the Saale River in Halle, Germany was the highest in its 400-year period of record. This was Earth's most expensive weather disaster of 2013. AP Photo/Armin Wegel.


Disaster 2. The closed Trans-Canada Highway in Canmore, Alberta, Canada, along Cougar Creek on Friday June 21, 2013. Torrential rains between June 19 - 24 triggered flooding that cost $5.3 billion and killed four people in Alberta. It was the third most expensive natural disaster in Canadian history, behind the 1977 drought (inflation-adjusted $11.6 billion) and the January - August 1989 wildfires ($7.9 billion.) Image credit: The Canadian Press.


Disaster 3. Torrential monsoon rains triggered deadly flash floods and landslides in India's Himalayan Uttarakhand region on June 17. The damage was $1.91 billion and 6748 people died, making the flood Earth's second deadliest weather-related disaster of 2013, behind Super Typhoon Haiyan. In this image, we see the Kedarnath Temple (center, foreground) after a landslide ripped through on June 18. Image credit: STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images.


Disaster 4. A man looks at cars on a mud-covered street on June 20, 2013 in Bareges, southwestern France, two days after unseasonal storms caused havoc across huge swaths of the country. Severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flash flooding across France and northern Spain on June 18 - 19, killing three and doing $1.25 billion in damage. Image credit: LAURENT DARD/AFP/Getty Images.

July

Disaster 1. Heavy flood waters sweep through Beichuan in southwest China's Sichuan province on July 9, 2013. Rainfall amounts as high as 1,150 millimeters (45.3 inches) of rain fell in the Dujiangyan region, triggering Sichuan Province's worst floods in at least 50 years. Flooding in China from July 7 - 17, 2013 cost at least $4.5 billion and killed 125 people. Image credit: AFP/Getty Images.


Disaster 2. Two men remove the debris after a tree fell on a car on July 29, 2013 in Nice, French Riviera, following violent storms overnight in southern France. Severe thunderstorms affected northern Germany and France July 27 - 28, spawning up to tennis ball-sized hail and causing damages of $4.25 billion. Image credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images.


Disaster 3. Cars stranded on the DVP, one of Toronto's busiest highways, on Monday, July 8, 2013. Flooding in Toronto and vicinity from torrential rains on July 8 cost $1.65 billion. Photo posted to Twitter by Michelle Shephard@shephardm.


Disaster 4. Excessive rainfall brought renewed flooding across China between July 21 - 25, killing at least 36 people and causing $1.4 billion in damage. The rains were most significant in Shaanxi Province, from overflowing rivers and landslides. In this picture from July 23, 2013, people watch on the edge of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir in central China's Henan Province Yellow River floodwaters are released. Image credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images.


Disaster 5. Rescuers evacuate residents from flood-hit areas on July 2, 2013 in Chongqing, China. Multiple days of torrential rainfall swept across parts of southwestern, central, eastern, and northern China between June 29 and July 3, killing 55 people and causing $1.4 billion in damage. According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA), a combined 125,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, and more than 150,000 hectares (370,650 acres) of cropland were submerged. Image credit: ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images.

August

Disaster 1. Northeast China saw record flooding in August which killed 118 people and cost $5 billion. In this photo, workers use an excavator to clean up mud after heavy rain hit on August 19, 2013 in Fushuan, in the Liaoning Province of China. The Nei River overflowed, killing 54 and leaving 97 missing in Fushuan. Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images.


Disaster 2. Typhoon Utor approaches the Philippines in this 375 meter-resolution IR image taken by the VIIRS instrument on the Suomi satellite at 04:34 UTC August 11, 2013. At the time, Utor was a Category 4 storm with 135 mph winds. Utor killed 86 people in China and did $2.6 billion in damage, and also did $33 million in damage in the Philippines. Image credit: Dan Lindsey, NOAA Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Fort Collins.


Disaster 3. Torrential rains, due, in part, to moisture from Typhoon Trami, fell in the Philippines August 18 - 21, causing massive flooding on Luzon Island that cost $2.2 billion. Twenty-seven people were killed, and 60% of metro Manila was under water at the peak of the flood. According to EM-DAT, the International Disaster Database, this was the most expensive natural disaster in Philippine history (until exceeded by Super Typhoon Haiyan in November.) In this photo, pedicabs and makeshift rafts ferry office workers and pedestrians through flood waters that submerged parts of the financial district of Makati on August 20, 2013 in Makati City south of Manila, Philippines. Image credit: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)


Disaster 4. In Pakistan, torrential monsoon rains caused significant flooding that affected 5,739 villages. At least 234 people were killed, 63,180 homes were damaged or destroyed, and 1.4 million acres (567,000 hectares) of crops were submerged. Damage was estimated at $2 billion, and was Pakistan's 4th costliest weather-related disaster in history. Pakistan's four most expensive weather-related disasters in its history have been floods that occurred in the past four consecutive years. In this photo, Pakistani residents hold onto a rope as they evacuate a flooded area in Karachi on August 4, 2013. Image credit: Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images.


Disaster 5. A severe weather outbreak in the U.S. Plains and Midwest August 5 - 7 brought baseball sized hail and thunderstorm wind gusts over 80 mph to Minnesota and Wisconsin. Two people were killed, and damage was estimated at $1.25 billion. In this photo, a severe thunderstorm closes in on Edgemont, South Dakota, on August 7. Image credit: wunderphotographer ninjalynn.


Disaster 6. Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects a flooded area from a helicopter flying over Russia's Far Eastern Amur region, on August 29, 2013. Russia experienced its costliest flood disaster in history beginning on August 4, when the Amur and Zeya rivers along the Chinese border overflowed, flooding 1.7 million acres, damaging or destroying over 11,500 buildings. The $1 billion in damage made it the 4th most expensive natural disaster of any kind in Russian history. Image credit: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images.

September

Disaster 1. Hurricane Manuel made two landfalls along Mexico's Pacific coast, generating flooding that caused $4.2 billion in damage and left 169 people dead or missing. According to EM-DAT, the International Disaster Database, this was the second most expensive weather-related disaster in Mexican history, behind the $6 billion in damage (2013 dollars) wrought by Hurricane Wilma in October 2005. In this aerial view, we see the landslide triggered by Hurricane Manuel's rains that killed 43 people in La Pintada, México, on September 19, 2013. Image credit: http://www.novedadesacapulco.mx/.


Disaster 2. Super Typhoon Usagi made landfall near Shanwei, China on September 22, 2013 as a Category 2 typhoon with 110 mph winds, after skirting the Philippines and Tawian. The storm killed at least 47 people and did $3.8 billion in damage. Property damage was widespread in five Chinese provinces as Usagi damaged at least 101,200 homes. This radar image of Usagi shows that the typhoon had multiple concentric eyewalls as it approached landfall. Image credit: weather.com.cn.


Disaster 3. Record rainfall of 8 - 15" triggered historic flash flooding across in Colorado September 11 - 12, 2013, killing at least nine people and doing $2 billion in damage. The most significant damage occurred in Boulder, Larimer and El Paso counties after several major rivers and creeks crested at all-time highs. The Office of Emergency Management reported that nearly 20,000 homes were damaged or destroyed in addition to thousands of businesses and other structures. One person was also killed by flooding in New Mexico. In this image, we see damage to Highway 34 along the Big Thompson River, on the road to Estes Park, Colorado. Image credit: Colorado National Guard.


Disaster 4. Category 1 Hurricane Ingrid weakened to a tropical storm with 65 mph winds before hitting Mexico about 200 miles south of the Texas border on September 16, 2013. Ingrid's heavy rains triggered flooding that killed 23 and did $1.5 billion in damage, making the storm the 7th costliest tropical cyclone in Mexican history. In this image, we see Tropical Storm Manuel and Hurricane Ingrid laying siege to Mexico on September 15, 2013. Tropical Storm Manuel came ashore on the Pacific coast near Manzanillo on the afternoon of September 15, and Ingrid followed suit from the Atlantic on September 16. Image credit: NASA Earth Observatory.


Disaster 5. A series of killing freezes during the second half of September led to extensive agricultural damage in central Chile. A state of emergency was declared after farmers reported that frigid air had destroyed 61% of stoned fruit crops, 57% of almonds, 48% of kiwi crops, and 20% of table grapes. Heavy damage to vineyards also affected wine productivity. Total damage was estimated at $1.15 billion, making it the costliest weather-related disaster in Chile's history.

October

Disaster 1. Category 2 Typhoon Fitow hit the southern Japanese Islands on October 4, killing two people. Fitow weakened to a tropical storm and made landfall in China just north of Taiwan on October 7, dumping torrential rains that caused $10.4 billion in damage and killed six. In this MODIS image from 02:15 UTC October 5, 2013, Category 2 Typhoon Fitow is approaching China. Image credit: NASA.


Disaster 2. Winter Storm "Christian" hit the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia on October 28, killing 18 and causing at least $2 billion in damage. A new all-time wind speed record in Denmark of 192.6 kph (120 mph) was measured that day at Kegnæs on the Baltic Sea, close to the German border. In this image, large waves break against the dyke at the entrance of the port of Boulogne, northern France, on October 28, 2013. Image credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images.


Disaster 3. Tropical Cyclone Phailin hit the northeast coast of India on October 12, 2013 as a weakening Category 4 storm with 140 mph winds. Due to strong preparedness efforts by India, the storm killed only 46 people, in a location where 10,000 people had been killed by a similar-strength cyclone in 1999. Damage from Phailin was estimated at $1.1 billion, making it the 6th most expensive tropical cyclone in India's history (adjusted for inflation.) In this image taken at approximately 4:30 UTC on October 11, 2013, Phailin fills the Bay of Bengal as a top-end Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph. Image credit: NASA.

November

Disaster 1. Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Central Philippines on November 8, 2013, as one of the strongest tropical cyclones in world history, with peak surface winds estimated at 195 mph by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Haiyan killed over 7,700 people and did at least $13 billion in damage, making it the costliest and deadliest disaster in Philippine history, and Earth's deadliest natural disaster of 2013. In this image, we see an infrared VIIRS image of the eye of Haiyan taken at 16:19 UTC November 7, 2013. At the time, Haiyan was at peak strength with 195 mph sustained winds. Image credit: NOAA/CIRA.


Disaster 2. The most expensive November tornado outbreak on record hit the U.S. on November 17, killing ten and causing damage estimated at $1.6 billion. This image shows an aerial view of Washington, Illinois on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, after an EF-4 tornado tore through the area, one of three EF-4 tornadoes from the outbreak. AP Photo/Alex Kareotes.


Disaster 3. Heavy monsoon rains caused the Mekong River in Cambodia to overflow its banks in October and November 2013, causing $1 billion in damage and killing 188. According to the International Disaster Database, EM-DAT, this would make the disaster Cambodia's most expensive and 6th deadliest natural disaster in its history. In this photo, we see Cambodian children swimming in flood waters at a village in Kandal province on October 7, 2013. Photo credit: TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images.

December

Disaster 1. Winter Storm Xaver brought extreme winds and the second highest storm surge of the past 200 years to Northern Germany. The storm killed 15 and did $1.5 billion in damage. In this photo, we see a 14 meter (46') high, 1000 kilogram (2200 lb) Tyrannosaurus replica that was standing in front of the German climate museum Klimahaus in Bremehaven, which had the bolts which connected its base plate to the ground sheared off by the force of Xaver's winds. A peak wind gust of 78 mph (126 kph) was recorded in Bremerhaven during the storm. Image credit: Christine Sollmann and Michael Theusner of Klimahaus.


Disaster 2. Some of the worst flooding in 90 years affected parts of southeastern Brazil during the second half of December, killing at least 48 people and doing $1.4 billion in damage. Here, we see an aerial view of a flooded area in Vila Velha, Espirito Santo state, Brazil, on December 27, 2013. Image credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images.

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Reader Comments

Local story from NBC-2 in Fort Myers.

All 30 pilot whales are alive and on their way back out into open water after being stranded in shallow water near Gordon Pass on Sunday.

1003. Dakster
Good Sunday Night BaltimoreBrian. Thanks for the links as always.

That first one is a real winner, huh.
Another local frosty the frostman. Shows how we're just not used to seeing frost.
Hard to beat the 7 day forecast for Fort Myers.
Quoting 1004. Sfloridacat5:
Another local frosty the frostman. Shows how we're just not used to seeing frost.


I like the kidney bean or jellybean tongue.


Like This?
Quoting 1007. BaltimoreBrian:


I like the kidney bean or jellybean tongue.


Looks like a pill....
Quoting 1008. PedleyCA:


Like This?


We also have red flag warnings for fire hazard.
Quoting 1010. Sfloridacat5:


We also have red flag warnings for fire hazard.


Just got rid of ours here, but still dry....
Quoting 1007. BaltimoreBrian:


I like the kidney bean or jellybean tongue.


Tongue? I thought that was a nose.
Can't get into the chat room!!!
Quoting 1012. Astrometeor:


Tongue? I thought that was a nose.


Noses are carrots
Only thing I know with a red nose is drunks or certain reindeer.
Quoting 1014. PedleyCA:


Noses are carrots


Yea, but a frostman is way too small for a carrot. I don't even think a baby carrot would fit.
Quoting 1012. Astrometeor:


Tongue? I thought that was a nose.


Definitely an tongue. Unless your nose is really, really red.
Quoting 1017. BaltimoreBrian:


Definitely an tongue. Unless your nose is really, really red.


did you guys block me....?
Quoting 1015. PedleyCA:
Only thing I know with a red nose is drunks or certain reindeer.


Let me guess...Dasher? Dancer? Prancer? Vixen? Comet? Cupid? Donner? Blitzen?

I don't know any other reindeer...
1020. docrod
It must be cold in Florida if the Jamaican bobsled qualifies ....Link

'bout froze last night but it's been colder. -greetings from the Keys.
Quoting 1017. BaltimoreBrian:


Definitely an tongue. Unless your nose is really, really red.


Ever seen an Alaskan?
Quoting 1019. Astrometeor:


Let me guess...Dasher? Dancer? Prancer? Vixen? Comet? Cupid? Donner? Blitzen?

I don't know any other reindeer...


and Rudolf, certain reindeer...
1023. Dakster
I wouldn't know how to block you Ped.
1024. Dakster
Quoting 1020. docrod:
It must be cold in Florida if the Jamaican bobsled qualifies ....Link

'bout froze last night but it's been colder. -greetings from the Keys.


Reminds me of that song...
1025. docrod
Quoting 1022. PedleyCA:


and Rudolf


Rudolph the Red knows rain dear.

yes very bad punch line to a bad joke PedleyCA - I'll show myself the door ;>)
1026. docrod
Quoting 1024. Dakster:


Reminds me of that song...


Hi Dakster - you have a new "badge" - I have not seen that!!
1027. beell
Quoting 1003. Dakster:
Good Sunday Night BaltimoreBrian. Thanks for the links as always.

That first one is a real winner, huh.


This one is of some interest also.
"Germany eyes swift cuts in renewable energy subsidies"
1028. Dakster
Quoting 1026. docrod:


Hi Dakster - you have a new "badge" - I have not seen that!!


Yeah, I troll got my last one and I haven't switched back yet... But this one works to.

I found the jamacian bobsled song, back from 1988...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JAP5qKAxgQ

Link
Quoting 1023. Dakster:
I wouldn't know how to block you Ped.


Knew that, it isn't letting me in. I tried before you got in and it keeps putting up a thing saying my network might not be able to access the server and to try later.
Wuts(sic) up with that ......lol
Any long-term forecasts for the Super Bowl?
1031. docrod
Quoting 1028. Dakster:


Yeah, I troll got my last one and I haven't switched back yet... But this one works to.

I found the jamacian bobsled song, back from 1988...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JAP5qKAxgQ

Link


Cool Dak - ty!!
Quoting 1005. GeoffreyWPB:
I don't think it's disapating.I think it's getting better.
1033. barbamz
Good evening and good night as well with a short post (I had to leave my flat today due to severe renovation works - for nearly three weeks I guess. Got WLAN in the guest room where I'm staying now, but it is slow).


France floods: Deaths as Var inundated
BBC News, 19 January 2014 Last updated at 20:34 GMT

Two people have died and more than 150 people have been airlifted to safety after floods hit south-eastern France, local authorities say.

One man died in his basement and another was swept away in his car while a third person was missing in a boat in the Var area.

Some 4,000 homes have been left without power, officials say.

Local official Laurent Cayrel told a news conference that there had been "record rainfall".

"The situation is very worrying, and it's not going to get any better tonight," he told reporters on Sunday, amid forecasts of further rainfall.

By Sunday evening, 155 people had been airlifted from the worst-hit areas and the evacuation of residents by boat was continuing. ...



Interesting cyclonic feature in the Western Mediterranean today. Parts of Italy were flooded too ..

All the best!
1035. docrod
Quoting 1034. GeoffreyWPB:
Super Bowl weather forecast: C-c-c-c-old


reads like "football" weather.
Quoting 1030. GeoffreyWPB:
Any long-term forecasts for the Super Bowl?



I have one.

Denver by 11
49ers 10, Seahawks 0
A short good evening here in England.
Very busy day today, 2 art projects and a German essay had to be written :(

But the weather has been quite calm today, mainly just cloudy with a high of 3c.


But looks like stormier times ahead.
Sunday reading.

UKIP councillor blames storms and floods on gay marriage


At first I thought it was a religious minister they were quoting, which, frankly would have made more sense.

Not sure I'm taking my wx causation correlations from a political minister, though. Like I saw in a movie the other day:

One guy asks another, "so what kind of work did you used to do? Special Forces? Army?"
The second guy replies, "Used to sell TVs at BestBuy." [or something similar]
So the first guy asks, "And we're supposed to take life and death advice from YOU???"
1040. Patrap
Dat New Orleans QB family has another one going back
to the Big Show. Go Peyton, !!!!
Quoting 705. Astrometeor:


You are so lucky my handle is a 5-syllable word. But, your haiku is true. I do check the syllables first.


If your handle were
'astrometeoroid' I
could still haiku you.
Quoting 1039. BahaHurican:
Sunday reading.

UKIP councillor blames storms and floods on gay marriage


At first I thought it was a religious minister they were quoting, which, frankly would have made more sense.

Not sure I'm taking my wx causation correlations from a political minister, though. Like I saw in a movie the other day:

One guy asks another, "so what kind of work did you used to do? Special Forces? Army?"
The second guy replies, "Used to sell TVs at BestBuy." [or something similar]
So the first guy asks, "And we're supposed to take life and death advice from YOU???"


Dawn of the dead remake.
Quoting 1041. BaltimoreBrian:


If your handle were
'astrometeoroid' I
could still haiku you.


I had to do a double-count, at first I had 5-6-5, then I saw my mistake. Good job.
It was the strongest cyclone to hit land in recorded history. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, whipping the low-lying and densely-populated islands with 200 mph winds and sending a two-story-high storm surge flooding into homes, schools, and hospitals. It wiped villages off the map and devastated cities, including the hard-hit provincial capital Tacloban. Estimates count more than 5,000 dead and millions homeless. What made Haiyan so destructive? Meteorologists charged with tracking Pacific storms reveal why the Pacific is such fertile ground for cyclones, and NOVA’s film crew documents how conditions dramatically deteriorated in the storm’s aftermath, as impassable roads and shuttered gas stations paralyzed the critical relief effort, leaving food, water, and medicine to pile up at the airport. Disaster preparedness experts scramble to understand why the Philippines was so vulnerable. As climate change and sea level rise threaten millions of the world’s most impoverished people with stronger, and perhaps more frequent, storms, how can we prepare for the next monster typhoon?

Link
Quoting 1027. beell:


This one is of some interest also.
"Germany eyes swift cuts in renewable energy subsidies"


I usually have something for everyone beell.
Quoting 1042. BaltimoreBrian:


Dawn of the dead remake.
If the pple did some really weird things, ending by getting on a boat and going to an island where [of course] there are lots more undead dead, then yeah.

I only saw the last 50 minutes of it.
You got it. What's odd is the movie was set in Milwaukee and I don't recall southern lake Michigan having mountainous islands. Oh well.
Another cool clear day here:

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Actual Average Record
Temperature
Mean Temperature 67 °F -
Max Temperature 73 °F 78 °F 84 °F (2011)
Min Temperature 61 °F 62 °F 57 °F (1997)
Quoting 1048. BaltimoreBrian:
You got it. What's odd is the movie was set in Milwaukee and I don't recall southern lake Michigan having mountainous islands. Oh well.
For some reason I was thinking the setting was in California somewhere. But I couldn't for the life of me figure out which lake they could have been talking about.

Oh well. At least there wasn't any obvious wx misinformation in it, from what I saw. :o)
Anyone want to talk about the tropics? I'm kinda bored.
Quoting 1051. Haiyan2013:
Anyone want to talk about the tropics? I'm kinda bored.


Well, that's rather unfortunate.

1053. hydrus
Quoting 1048. BaltimoreBrian:
You got it. What's odd is the movie was set in Milwaukee and I don't recall southern lake Michigan having mountainous islands. Oh well.
That reminds me of that goofy tv show "Pensacola: Wings of Gold" that was on about 10-15 years ago. They would show fighter jets taking off from what was supposedly Pensacola NAS (Sherman Field, Home of the Blue Angels) and right at lift-off you would see a brown desert environment with mountains in the background.
It's very green around here and flat as a flounder.
Quoting 1052. Astrometeor:


Well, that's rather unfortunate.

It almost looks like 94S is developing a eye!!!
Quoting 1054. PensacolaDoug:
That reminds me of that goofy tv show "Pensacola: Wings of Gold" that was on about 10-15 years ago. They would show fighter jets taking off from what was supposedly Pensacola NAS (Sherman Field, Home of the Blue Angels) and right at lift-off you would see a brown desert environment with mountains in the background.
It's very green around here and flat as a flounder.



I know. I was at Enterprise AL back in 93/94
1057. txjac
Quoting 1053. hydrus:


Hydrus, whats that grey ball west of Texas?
Thanks
I heard that the night guys here talk about the tropics.:)
Quoting 1039. BahaHurican:
Sunday reading.

UKIP councillor blames storms and floods on gay marriage


At first I thought it was a religious minister they were quoting, which, frankly would have made more sense.

Not sure I'm taking my wx causation correlations from a political minister, though. Like I saw in a movie the other day:

One guy asks another, "so what kind of work did you used to do? Special Forces? Army?"
The second guy replies, "Used to sell TVs at BestBuy." [or something similar]
So the first guy asks, "And we're supposed to take life and death advice from YOU???"



If that's true, then why are churches destroyed by tornadoes and hurricanes, and why are Christians killed by cancer, severe weather, and disease? I say this as Christian myself.

I don't even understand the point of making a comment like that, it doesn't do any good for him or anyone. Its sad really.
Quoting 1057. txjac:


Hydrus, whats that grey ball west of Texas?
Thanks


The Black Ball that ate Baja, CA

Cut-off Low???
Quoting 1058. Haiyan2013:
I heard that the night guys here talk about the tropics.:)


If there's something we want to talk about, yes. But we tend to talk about a variety of topics...not all of them about the weather.
Whats with the refs?
I'ts almost like the "fix is in" for refs favoring Seattle.
Quoting 1058. Haiyan2013:
I heard that the night guys here talk about the tropics.:)

...When there is something going on in the tropics, lol. Right now, there's not much besides a "landcane".
Quoting 1051. Haiyan2013:
Anyone want to talk about the tropics? I'm kinda bored.
Whenever I talk about my local wx, I AM talking about the tropics... lol...

But yeah, I feel u.

My thing for the tropics right now is when we r going to see the rest of the storm reports. I'm still waiting on the end of Max's contest.
Quoting 1061. Astrometeor:


If there's something we want to talk about, yes. But we tend to talk about a variety of topics...not all of them about the weather.



A vicious rumor!
Seahawks 20 - 49ers 17 whoo-hoo
Quoting 1054. PensacolaDoug:
That reminds me of that goofy tv show "Pensacola: Wings of Gold" that was on about 10-15 years ago. They would show fighter jets taking off from what was supposedly Pensacola NAS (Sherman Field, Home of the Blue Angels) and right at lift-off you would see a brown desert environment with mountains in the background.
It's very green around here and flat as a flounder.
Yah... I hate when tv / movie directors assume the audience is going to be too dumb / observant to notice these geographical gaffes...
Quoting 1058. Haiyan2013:
I heard that the night guys here talk about the tropics.:)
Night shift doesn't normally get on here until after 10 ET, though.
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Quoting 1059. Jedkins01:



If that's true, then why are churches destroyed by tornadoes and hurricanes, and why are Christians killed by cancer, severe weather, and disease? I say this as Christian myself.

I don't even understand the point of making a comment like that, it doesn't do any good for him or anyone. Its sad really.
Quite true. It also ignores what the Bible itself says about the rain falling on the just and the unjust...

"That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust." Matt. 5:45

Just goes to show [which Jesus also said] that everybody who calls himself Christian isn't automatically genuinely Christlike. Something I admire about you, Jed, is that you walk the walk on the blog a lot more than a whole bunch of other alleged Christians do. WTG.
Quoting 1061. Astrometeor:


If there's something we want to talk about, yes. But we tend to talk about a variety of topics...not all of them about the weather.
To be fair, we tend to talk abt the tropics FIRST. Then we talk abt other stuff.... lol
Quoting 1066. PedleyCA:
Seahawks 20 - 49ers 17 whoo-hoo



I'm going for the Seahawks, would like to see a new team in.

Besides, super defense of Seattle vs. Super offense of Denver will make an interesting battle.

Of course, not to downplay SF's defense, they are good too.


Another bad call for SF.

The fix is in.
Quoting 1051. Haiyan2013:
Anyone want to talk about the tropics? I'm kinda bored.



It's winter time
1075. yoboi
Quoting 1073. PensacolaDoug:
Another bad call for SF.

The fix is in.



AGW at work........
Quoting 1072. Jedkins01:



I'm going for the Seahawks, would like to see a new team in.

Besides, super defense of Seattle vs. Super offense of Denver will make an interesting battle.

Of course, not to downplay SF's defense, they are good too.




I just hate the 49ers, being a Rams fan at the time. That and I like the Seahawks and their coach Pete Carroll.
huh?

Nvr mind.
Quoting 1074. Tazmanian:



It's winter time
Ever heard about the Southern hemisphere or West pacific?
1079. ncstorm
Quoting 1073. PensacolaDoug:
Another bad call for SF.

The fix is in.


the fix was in last week..49er fans complaining this week but last week it was good officiating..smh..
Quoting 1070. BahaHurican:
Quite true. It also ignores what the Bible itself says about the rain falling on the just and the unjust...

"That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust." Matt. 5:45

Just goes to show [which Jesus also said] that everybody who calls himself Christian isn't genuinely Christlike. Something I admire about you, Jed, is that you walk the walk on the blog a lot more than a whole bunch of other alleged Christians do. WTG.


You are correct, and thanks for the complement :)
Although if I had to evaluate myself, I'd say I'm far from the greatest example of Christlike behavior, I much to learn, especially as a "mere youngin'".
I could say a lot more here regarding this issue but I don't want to start a big discussion on this subject matter as it is a weather blog and would be off topic substantially. You could always message me though if you'd ever like to discuss other related issues like that article further.


BTW I appreciate your presence here as well, although I lack skills in affection because I'm generally a major geek LOL, I think you and many other bloggers here make this blog overall a civil and respectful blogging community. I think the trouble makers are overall greatly outnumbered. Even those who are trouble makers deserve second chance providing they willing to change :)
Quoting 1078. Haiyan2013:
Ever heard about the Southern hemisphere or West pacific?



No one likes a smarty pants now
@ Jed, agreed on the saying more about the topic, and ditto on the best example part to describe me... lol

My last comment is that there used to be a space for Christians to speak about science as a way of understanding the wonders of God's creation. I don't like this "modern" position of opposing science and religion. However, that is a largely philosophical discussion which need not be held here... lol... lest we be banned!

Quoting 1081. Tazmanian:
We really have exhausted the local cold wx, the drought / fire situ. in CA, the abnormal warmth in Europe, the SInd and SPac are relatively quiet... about the only slightly interesting thing left is the swirly thing over the western Med....

No wonder wx addicts are bored....

@ BahaHurican...


I know how frustrating it is turning out to be. Most of the tropical cyclone reports for the Atlantic are out but we are still missing the one for TD-8.

Why are they taking so long to do a report for a mere depression? Or they don't know if it was something more than that.

I just have to wait for the report on it to be sure of the final hurricane winners of 2013.
Quoting 1076. PedleyCA:


I just hate the 49ers, being a Rams fan at the time. That and I like the Seahawks and their coach Pete Carroll.


You hate a state in your own team? Why?

I don't have anything against the 49ers, I just would like to see the Seahawks go because they are amazingly good and never get the attention they deserve on national sports media because they are up by themselves in the Pacific Northwest.

Ultimately though, I'm hoping the Broncos take it all in the super bowl. To see Peyton Manning at his age come off a neck injury to play as well as he has is amazing. I love when people triumph against obstacles against all the critics.
That should do it, another interception.....
I am Soôooo...ready for June 1.
Quoting 1084. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
@ BahaHurican...


I know how frustrating it is turning out to be. Most of the tropical cyclone reports for the Atlantic are out but we are still missing the one for TD-8.

Why are they taking so long to do a report for a mere depression? Or they don't know if it was something more than that.

I just have to wait for the report on it to be sure of the final hurricane winders of 2013.
Hey, Max. Maybe u should drop them a line asking about the TCR for TD8....
Quoting 1076. PedleyCA:


I just hate the 49ers, being a Rams fan at the time. That and I like the Seahawks and their coach Pete Carroll.
I'm a Rams fan too... yup.
1085 You hate a state in your own team? Why?

I think you meant You hate a team in your own State Well, I used to be a Rams fan before they left the State and all the teams in that division were rivals to them and were disliked. Hate is an ugly word. I take that
and substitute severely dislike.
Quoting 1087. Haiyan2013:
I am Soooo...ready for June 1.
Unless we get a sudden el nino, I expect the rest of the Southern Hemisphere season to be as interesting as what we've seen so far. You do realize we've seen an amazing amount of activity for what is the equivalent of our June and July? Usually we don't get the really interesting stuff until Feb - March. Unless we get a ATL 2013 type fizzle down south, we should have a few interesting moments left. This is a temporary lull.

So far a lot of the Sindian activity has been in the Mozambique channel, and most of the TCs there have impacted some land. Will be interesting to see how the steering currents set up for the second half of the season...
Quoting 1088. BahaHurican:
Hey, Max. Maybe u should drop them a line asking about the TCR for TD8....
What if it turned out TD8 was ts Humberto.
Quoting 1088. BahaHurican:
Hey, Max. Maybe u should drop them a line asking about the TCR for TD8....


Just 1 number in named storms will make a difference between who wins and who doesn't...

Right now there are 3 or so winners but if we end up with a surprise name TS then it's a whole different thing. That's what I don't want to do if it really were to happen.

I just don't get why the long wait on a report for a depression classified when it was making landfall.
Quoting 1093. Haiyan2013:
What if it turned out TD8 was ts Humberto.


It would be an Unnamed TS... Humberto was Humberto for that other storm but I see your point
**URGENT**

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A

FLOOD WARNING

FOR THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. TONS OF FAN'S TEARS WILL BE FLOODING THE STREETS. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.


:p Just kidding to any San Fran fans. Congrats Seattle and Denver.
Quoting 1096. Doppler22:
**URGENT**

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A

FLOOD WARNING

FOR THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. TONS OF FAN'S TEARS WILL BE FLOODING THE STREETS. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.


:p Just kidding to any San Fran fans. Congrats Seattle and Denver.


Those hills in San Fran are steep. That would be really fast-flowing water.
Quoting 1094. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


Just 1 number in named storms will make a difference between who wins and who doesn't...

Right now there are 3 or so winners but if we end up with a surprise name TS then it's a whole different thing. That's what I don't want to do if it really were to happen.

I just don't get why the long wait on a report for a depression classified when it was making landfall.
Yeah, that's why I'm waiting. I know I am totally out of the running - still can't figure out what I was supposed to used to forecast super-dry from Brazil, but still - but I'd like to know who DID win.

Well, I guess I will have to compose myself in patience....
[waves at CRS]

Ya'll feeling any chill down there yet?
1100. Dakster
Quoting 1087. Haiyan2013:
I am Soôooo...ready for June 1.


I am enjoying the nice cooler weather we get during this time of year. As already stated, see the other basins for Tropical Storm activity.

Let me enjoy the week of "almost" winter we get down here. - Thanks -

I can see my breath again outside tonight - such a rare occasion in Miami.
Quoting 1098. BahaHurican:
Yeah, that's why I'm waiting. I know I am totally out of the running - still can't figure out what I was supposed to used to forecast super-dry from Brazil, but still - but I'd like to know who DID win.

Well, I guess I will have to compose myself in patience....


It's ok Baha, over 90% of the 142 people listed did not win as we did not expect such quiet season.

I just want to go quite official data from the NHC.
Remember, I'm working on the 2014 Scorecard, I hope to have you join us.
Quoting 1101. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


It's ok Baha, over 90% of the 142 people listed did not win as we did not expect such quiet season.

I just want to go quite official data from the NHC.
Remember, I'm working on the 2014 Scorecard, I hope to have you join us.
I will definitely try again this year. This time I know to look at a lot more parameters than I did the last time.
1103. Dakster
Quoting 1096. Doppler22:
**URGENT**

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A

FLOOD WARNING

FOR THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. TONS OF FAN'S TEARS WILL BE FLOODING THE STREETS. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.


:p Just kidding to any San Fran fans. Congrats Seattle and Denver.


Does that mean the California drought is now over? It just took SF to lose to fix that?
I definitely think TD8 should be a TS.
I'm going to head off to bed, but I want to note that the skies are really clear tonight for the first time since we started to get these bands of cooler wx. It's already 64 outside, and with the clear skies I think we have a good chance at sub-60 low for the first time this season. That would be pretty impressive, given we couldn't get below 70 last week... lol...

If it does happen, I'd say this week is prolly our best shot at some real wintertime temps. IF we see the reinforcing troughs and IF we don't get a lot of cloud cover with them, we may get a couple of 50s for overnight lows in Nassau this week.

But we shall see.

Goodnight all!
[wanders off to find socks and sweater as yet unworn for the entire winter]
Quoting 1103. Dakster:


Does that mean the California drought is now over? It just took SF to lose to fix that?


They should start losing more often!
1107. beell
Quoting 1057. txjac:


Hydrus, whats that grey ball west of Texas?
Thanks
Maybe hydrus took a break.

At 260 hrs, a shortwave disturbance that has the potential to bring some severe weather to Texas and beyond.

As modeled, if it were tomorrow, I'd be concerned.

The model frame depicts the forecast temps at 500 mb (mid-levels) showing cold mid-level temps. Cold mid-level temps promote strong lapse rates. Leading to greater instability and deep convection.
Quoting 1104. originalLT:
I definitely think TD8 should be a TS.


I know you...
If I don't see a Atlantic hurricane soon I will go CRAZY¡!!!!! XD

Quoting 1109. Haiyan2013:
If I don't see a Atlantic hurricane soon I will go CRAZY¡!!!!! XD


You've got a little under six months until the start of the season. ;-)
1111. Dakster
Quoting 1109. Haiyan2013:
If I don't see a Atlantic hurricane soon I will go CRAZY¡!!!!! XD



Define Soon - June 1 isn't that far away. In fact it is closer than it was yesterday.
Quoting 1109. Haiyan2013:
If I don't see a Atlantic hurricane soon I will go CRAZY¡!!!!! XD



We are in January... You're going to be burnt out by then.
2013 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SCORECARD

The prediction chart... Take a look^^
Quoting 1109. Haiyan2013:
If I don't see a Atlantic hurricane soon I will go CRAZY¡!!!!! XD



You are going to be a problem child! :)
M6.3 - 38km NNE of Masterton, New Zealand (courtesy of Bluestorm5 in chat)
1117. Dakster
Quoting 1113. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
2013 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SCORECARD

The prediction chart... Take a look^^


Who was the closest? Too lazy to look thru everyone.
6.3 quake rattles lower North Island

Magnitude-6.3 quake hits lower North Island, rattling buildings and houses in Palmerston North and Wellington.


The giant eagle hanging from the roof of Wellington airport to promote the Hobbit trilogy has fallen down due to the shake. Photo / Kylie Te Moanaui
Quoting 1113. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
2013 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SCORECARD

The prediction chart... Take a look^^

Quoting 1119. Doppler22:


The giant eagle hanging from the roof of Wellington airport to promote the Hobbit trilogy has fallen down due to the shake. Photo / Kylie Te Moanaui


The eagle has landed!
earthquakes make people
shake and dance as if they've got
pants all full of ants!
Quoting 1120. TropicalAnalystwx13:



Why are you blaming us...? You didn't do so well either
Quoting 1109. Haiyan2013:
If I don't see a Atlantic hurricane soon I will go CRAZY%uFFFD!!!!! XD

Slow down there partner.I do want hurricane season to come because obviously this pathetic winter will not bring much snow to the table.If the Sub-tropical jet stream retreats early into Canada by say..May then may be we'll see something.For the past nine years (2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,and 2013) we've had early season storms.We have been spoiled.
Quoting 1124. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


Why are you blaming us...? You didn't do so well either

Wha? Max, I wasn't blaming anyone lol. Everyone failed miserably.
Quoting 1125. washingtonian115:
Slow down there partner.I do want hurricane season to come because obviously this pathetic winter will not bring much snow to the table.If the Sub-tropical jet stream retreats early into Canada by say..May then may be we'll see something.For the past four years (2010,2011,2012,and 2013) we've had early season storms.We have been spoiled.
Did you see CWG's new post ?
Quoting 1125. washingtonian115:
Slow down there partner.I do want hurricane season to come because obviously this pathetic winter will not bring much snow to the table.If the Sub-tropical jet stream retreats early into Canada by say..May then may be we'll see something.For the past four years (2010,2011,2012,and 2013) we've had early season storms.We have been spoiled.


Did you get any snow from that Jan 2 storm? You must have had!
Or there was still the snow hole on the map?
Quoting 1127. Climate175:
Did you see CWG's new post ?
No.All I see is the update from this morning.
1128. trHUrrIXC5MMX
Yes.I got 5 inches.
Quoting 1126. TropicalAnalystwx13:

Wha? Max, I wasn't blaming anyone lol. Everyone failed miserably.

It gave me the impression you were going to. Never mind

Ps... I know you changed your prediction to about half some weeks before the season ended. I saw your post here.
Quoting 1126. TropicalAnalystwx13:

Wha? Max, I wasn't blaming anyone lol. Everyone failed miserably.


Not me! I did pretty darn good!

#amnotrubbinganythinginwhatsoever.
Quoting 1129. washingtonian115:
No.All I see is the update from this morning.
1128. trHUrrIXC5MMX
Yes.I got 5 inches.


I got 7". We are happy. Right?
Quoting 1132. Astrometeor:


Not me! I did pretty darn good!

#amnotrubbinganythinginwhatsoever.


You did good? Ummmm

Astro: 8-4-1
2013: 13-2-0

So-so really.
Quoting 1133. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


I got 7". We are happy. Right?


Wrong.

Okay, that one came from my mother. Every time I say "right?" a sentence, she responds with "Wrong."
1136. Dakster
Quoting 1133. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


I got 7". We are happy. Right?


I thought this was a weather blog...

--

Could you imagine being in the airport when that bird crashed thru the roof... I might have needed a wardrobe change.


Me want....

Broncos top Patriots, advance to Super Bowl XLVIII
The Denver Broncos will play in Super Bowl XLVIII after defeating the New England Patriots 26-16 in the AFC Championship Game. nice weather at the game is was 60F at the game!!
Quoting 1133. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


I got 7". We are happy. Right?
I was happy with that storm because it was the first to not fail here in D.C since the January 26 storm in 2011.The March 6 fail storm last year was still fresh in our minds here in D.C.
Quoting 1135. Astrometeor:


Wrong.

Okay, that one came from my mother. Every time I say "right?" a sentence, she responds with "Wrong."

????

And you say I come up with nonsense...
Quoting 1134. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


You did good? Ummmm

Astro: 8-4-1
2013: 13-2-0

So-so really.


Better than the rest of the community.
Quoting 1137. Doppler22:


Me want....
Is this from a past storm or the storm on Tuesday?.
Quoting 1136. Dakster:


I thought this was a weather blog...

--

Could you imagine being in the airport when that bird crashed thru the roof... I might have needed a wardrobe change.



What?
Wash, must be from a past storm.
Quoting 1142. washingtonian115:
Is this from a past storm or the storm on Tuesday?.

Tuesday
What model?
Quoting 1136. Dakster:


I thought this was a weather blog...

--

Could you imagine being in the airport when that bird crashed thru the roof... I might have needed a wardrobe change.

xD
Quoting 1146. Doppler22:

Tuesday
It sets up a heavy band over D.C..Almost to good to be true.
Quoting 1145. originalLT:
Wash, must be from a past storm. It'll be from the storm on Tuesday.
Quoting 1147. originalLT:
What model?

First pic,
"Hour 48 on new 0z CMC. Shows heavier much farther inland. Pretty good snows all around."


Second pic,
"0z GFS also has some snow for everyone. This is hour 48 too. Match it up with CMC."


Got these via @StormForce_1
Thank you Doppler22. I'll be anxious to check the 00Z GFS, which will be out soon.


Sunset over The Brooklyn Bridge, photo by Paul Lowry
Quoting 1152. Doppler22:


Sunset over The Brooklyn Bridge, photo by Paul Lowry


I've been on it... Lovely.


oh wow, i'm getting excited
Quoting 1152. Doppler22:


Sunset over The Brooklyn Bridge, photo by Paul Lowry


What is the weird structure behind the bridge. Looks like a building with an arch coming out of the side.
Quoting 1137. Doppler22:


Me want....
DANG come to momma!
Earthquake in New Zealand on Monday, 20 January, 2014 at 03:58 (03:58 AM) UTC.
Description
Central New Zealand has been rocked by a strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake that shook buildings in central Wellington. The "severe" quake struck 10km north of Castlepoint in Wairarapa at 3.52pm, GeoNet said. It was felt as a long, rolling quake by many Herald readers which lasted about a minute. The giant eagle hanging from the roof of Wellington airport to promote the Hobbit trilogy has fallen down due to the shake. The Weta Workshop eagles installed at the airport each weigh 2 tonnes, have a wingspan of 15m, and were suspended from the roof by eight cables. Wellington Airport could not be immediately reached to confirm whether anyone was injured or whether both fell down. Inspector Mike Coleman of police central communications said there were reports of damage to houses in Eketahuna, including broken windows, collapsed walls and fallen chimneys. However, there were no reported injuries at this stage. The number of reports of damage remained unknown. "Obviously some houses have been damaged," Mr Coleman said. "Windows have been smashed and crockery has been thrown around the place - the usual sort of movement with earthquakes."
Canadian Model has a heavy band of snow covering DC/Baltimore.
Flash Flood in France on Monday, 20 January, 2014 at 03:57 (03:57 AM) UTC.
Description
One man died today and more than 150 people had to be airlifted to safety after floods struck southeastern France, local authorities said. A second man disappeared while out on his boat and 4,000 homes have been left without power after the inundations in the department of Var, they said. The victim, a 73-year-old man, died in his basement, local official Laurent Cayrel told a press conference. He added that there had been "record rainfall". "The situation is very worrying, and it's not going to get any better tonight (Sunday)," he said, with forecasts of more rainfall. Around 155 people had been airlifted from the worst-hit areas and efforts to evacuate residents by boat were continuing. One local resident told how from her home she saw a huge wave sweep her empty car away before she was evacuated by helicopter with her five-year-old daughter. "It was really staggering," she said. "We had called the fire brigade who told us to move the furniture upstairs.... We had very little time, the house flooded very quickly.
Extreme Weather in United Kingdom on Monday, 20 January, 2014 at 03:55 (03:55 AM) UTC.
Description
Torrential downpours and 80mph gales threaten to sweep already devastated regions, the Daily Express reads. Up to two inches of rain is expected in parts amid warnings that the ground is still saturated and river levels are dangerously high. A series of Atlantic low-pressure systems will trigger at least a week of storms with nowhere escaping the deluge, experts say. The Environment Agency has 132 flood alerts and 21 more serious flood warnings in place across the UK. It warned that communities in the South face further misery with river levels along the Thames, Avon, Stour and Severn still high.
Ummmm?


I don't even think half the people in the Mid Atlantic are expecting plowable snow this week.
Well, this is interesting...

Just a little more than a dusting for WNC..

Agaton caused over 100,000 to flee.

Australia has a fire that has consumed a few homes & there was some landslides in Italy, related to all that rain in France.
Quoting 1162. 1900hurricane:
Well, this is interesting...


Seriously... two inches of snow in TX/LA?
1165. Dakster
Quoting 1155. PedleyCA:


What is the weird structure behind the bridge. Looks like a building with an arch coming out of the side.


Trying to figure that one out myself. If I could get a good bearing on the direction we are looking at in the photo I could figure it out. It is tough, because I can't really tell where the sun is, in the photo.

And I don't know the area well enough to figure it out either.
Quoting 1162. 1900hurricane:
Well, this is interesting...



No snow in the southern Cascades/Sierra Nevada?
Quoting 1162. 1900hurricane:
Well, this is interesting...



PLEASE
Quoting 1162. 1900hurricane:
Well, this is interesting...



How does Kori get more snow than I?
Quoting 1168. Astrometeor:


How does Kori get more snow than I?


He has faith ;)
Quoting 1169. BaltimoreBrian:


He has faith ;)


I'm an atheist, I thought? :O

Just being funny, before anyone gets upset.
Quoting 1169. BaltimoreBrian:


He has faith ;)


I have the faith of an avocado seed...

Where is my mountain of snow....?
Quoting 1170. KoritheMan:


I'm an atheist, I thought? :O

Just being funny, before anyone gets upset.


Have you been lying to me and yourself? How could you do that?

:-)
Quoting 1171. GeorgiaStormz:


I have the faith of an avocado seed...

Where is my mountain of snow....?


The GFS and ECMWF give me snow Tuesday night as the system exits and cold air filters in. Nothing major, but I will definitely take a dusting.
Quoting 1173. BaltimoreBrian:




except i dont live that far south :P
Quoting 1175. GeorgiaStormz:


except i dont live that far south :P
Quoting 1172. Astrometeor:


Have you been lying to me and yourself? How could you do that?

:-)


I lie to myself all the time. Like how I convinced myself that Irene would be the next Gustav, and that Karen would amount to more than a rain shower with embedded sunshine.
Quoting 1177. KoritheMan:


I lie to myself all the time. Like how I convinced myself that Irene would be the next Gustav, and that Karen would amount to more than a rain shower with embedded sunshine.

Irene who?
Quoting 1178. TropicalAnalystwx13:

Irene who?


One of the GFS model runs which I should have saved had the pre-Irene tropical wave slamming through the Caribbean into Louisiana on a path similar to Gustav as a large and dangerous hurricane.

Patrap noted the similarities, too.
Night crew has arrived.
Quoting 1180. Climate175:
Night crew has arrived.


When you work retail, nighttime is the only time.
Quoting 1179. KoritheMan:


One of the GFS model runs which I should have saved had the pre-Irene tropical wave slamming through the Caribbean into Louisiana on a path similar to Gustav as a large and dangerous hurricane.

Patrap noted the similarities, too.

I remember the whole Irene-Florida craze before its center relocated. There are a lot of Florida lurkers on this blog...
Quoting 1176. BaltimoreBrian:


lucky.... my parents were 1 year old back then...

So So long ago...still hoping for a '93 repeat but that prob wont happen till i'm old.
Quoting 1182. TropicalAnalystwx13:

I remember the whole Irene-Florida craze before its center relocated. There are a lot of Florida lurkers on this blog...


I imagine the 2004/2005 seasons are what brought them here in the first place.

I know one guy I met on GameFAQs who actually used to have an account here was drawn to this place by that insanity.
Hey everyone, I'm new and I really hope the Deep South could a winter storm this coming weekend, thanks.
Got one here. Check out the user name!
Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:

I remember the whole Irene-Florida craze before its center relocated. There are a lot of Florida lurkers on this blog...
MYSTERIOUS MOON HALOS OVER FINLAND: Luminous halos around the Moon are nothing unusual, especially in wintertime Finland where the air is so often filled with ice. Crystals of frozen H2O catch the moonlight and bend it into a circular ring of light. A few nights ago, however, Sauli Koski of Muonio, Finland, witnessed a halo that was not circular, but elliptical:



"On Jan. 15th, the weather changed. As the temperature dropped from -7C to -37C, there were all kinds of ice halos to photograph," says Koski. "The best and rarest were these elliptical forms that lasted more than 20 minutes."

Although physicists have been studying ice halos for decades, not all are understood. "Elliptical halos are one of the puzzles," says atmospheric optics expert Les Cowley. " We can simulate them by invoking hexagonal plate-like crystals topped by almost flat pyramid faces. However, the simulations do not fit very well and such crystals are unphysical. Crystal facets like to form along planes where there are lots of atoms or molecules – almost flat pyramids do not fit the bill at all. Perhaps some peculiar distorted snowflake types instead?"

"These mysteries all add to the spice of halo observing, the beautiful, the unexpected, the unexplained, something new!"


www.spaceweather.com
1188. yqt1001
Quoting 1182. TropicalAnalystwx13:

I remember the whole Irene-Florida craze before its center relocated. There are a lot of Florida lurkers on this blog...


Checking in!



Oh wait....

I wish :( ..so sick of this winter
Quoting 1170. KoritheMan:


I'm an atheist, I thought? :O

Just being funny, before anyone gets upset.


I can't believe you added that part. You're not usually the one to add wording like that. I thought you didn't care what others thought?
Good night blog.
Quoting 1188. yqt1001:


Checking in!



Oh wait....

I wish :( ..so sick of this winter

It's not my fault you live in Ontario. :)
Quoting 1189. Astrometeor:


I can't believe you added that part. You're not usually the one to add wording like that. I thought you didn't care what others thought?
That doesn't mean I try to go out of my way to offend people, lol.

If I do then I probably lose won't sleep over it, though. Unless the person I offend is actually worth caring about (which is actually most of this blog, IMO).
1193. LargoFl
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
245 AM EST MON JAN 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ALL COUNTIES IN WEST CENTRAL
AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH 9 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.CLEAR SKIES COMBINED WITH LIGHT WINDS AND SUFFICIENT GROUND
MOISTURE HAS RESULTED IN AREAS OF DENSE FOG DEVELOPING ACROSS
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA EARLY THIS MORNING. SURFACE
OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE FOG IS REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A
QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS IN MANY LOCATIONS WHICH WILL HAMPER
DRIVING CONDITIONS EARLY THIS MORNING.

1194. LargoFl
Good Morning..51 here now,much warmer than yesterday..
This is a great disaster recap, Dr. Masters. Thank you.

It's worthy of a bookmark! :) I am glad you put your archive at our finger tips!

DOUG! You out there, bro?

Ecuador calling...pick up!
Quoting 1187. Astrometeor:
MYSTERIOUS MOON HALOS OVER FINLAND: Luminous halos around the Moon are nothing unusual, especially in wintertime Finland where the air is so often filled with ice. Crystals of frozen H2O catch the moonlight and bend it into a circular ring of light. A few nights ago, however, Sauli Koski of Muonio, Finland, witnessed a halo that was not circular, but elliptical:



"On Jan. 15th, the weather changed. As the temperature dropped from -7C to -37C, there were all kinds of ice halos to photograph," says Koski. "The best and rarest were these elliptical forms that lasted more than 20 minutes."

Although physicists have been studying ice halos for decades, not all are understood. "Elliptical halos are one of the puzzles," says atmospheric optics expert Les Cowley. " We can simulate them by invoking hexagonal plate-like crystals topped by almost flat pyramid faces. However, the simulations do not fit very well and such crystals are unphysical. Crystal facets like to form along planes where there are lots of atoms or molecules – almost flat pyramids do not fit the bill at all. Perhaps some peculiar distorted snowflake types instead?"

"These mysteries all add to the spice of halo observing, the beautiful, the unexpected, the unexplained, something new!"


www.spaceweather.com


This moon halo is particularly beautiful.
01/20/2014 - 6 AM EST

Conditions in Ecuador - 8600 feet

11 deg C - Light rain.
Quoting 1197. CycloneOz:
01/20/2014 - 6 AM EST

Conditions in Ecuador - 8600 feet

11 deg C - Light rain.


Skype me.
Good Monday morning to all....

Whoohoo! We got down to 57 around 5 am.... temps saw a nice plunge after about 2 a.m.

That's more like it!

I'm out for now... ya'll have an excellent week!
Long range out of Mobile NWS this morn.

.LONG TERM (WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY)...TEMPS WILL CONTINUE TO BE
WELL BELOW NORMAL ON WEDNESDAY AS THE COLD SFC HIGHS MOVES EAST
ACROSS THE REGION. HIGHS WILL LIKELY NOT CLIMB OUT OF THE MID TO
UPPER 40S. ANOTHER FREEZE IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BUT TEMPS
WILL NOT BE AS COLD AS TUESDAY NIGHT AS MID TO HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS
INCREASE IN RESPONSE TO THE NEXT SHORTWAVE THAT WILL BE DIVING SOUTH
OUT OF CANADA AND INTO THE NORTH CENTRAL STATES. THE ECMWF/GFS ARE
NOW IN GOOD AGREEMENT THAT THIS SHORTWAVE PUSHES ANOTHER STRONG COLD
FRONT THROUGH THE AREA BY THURSDAY EVENING. THIS IS A MUCH COLDER AND
DRIER SCENARIO FROM WHAT THE ECMWF HAS BEEN SHOWING. HOWEVER...MANY
OF THE GFS ENSEMBLES ARE STILL SHOWING THE POSSIBILITY OF A MORE
ROBUST PACIFIC NW SHORTWAVE AFFECTING THE AREA FRI/SAT...WHICH WOULD
BE A MORE RAINY/WARMER SCENARIO. SO WHILE CONFIDENCE IS NOT
HIGH...WE HAVE TRENDED THE FORECAST DRIER AND COLDER FOR THE END OF
THE WEEK IN RESPONSE TO THE AGREEMENT OF THE 00Z GFS/ECMWF. WHILE WE
HAVE LOWERED TEMPS SIGNIFICANTLY FROM THE PREVIOUS FORECAST...
GUIDANCE IS EVEN COLDER (ESPECIALLY FOR FRI MORNING). IF WE SEE SOME
BETTER MODEL CONTINUITY DEVELOP...THEN WE WILL TREND TEMPS EVEN
LOWER FOR THE END OF THE WEEK. ANOTHER HARD FREEZE IS CERTAINLY A
POSSIBILITY BY FRI/SAT MORNINGS. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR.

THE 00Z ECMWF AND GFS DO SHOW A WEAKER PACIFIC NW SHORTWAVE BECOMING
ABSORBED BY THE LARGE SCALE TROUGH...BUT ARE SHOWING ENOUGH FORCING
TO RESULT IN SOME VERY LIGHT PRECIP OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE
AREA FRIDAY MORNING...WHICH WOULD FALL INTO A VERY COLD AIRMASS.
WE WILL MAINTAIN A DRY FORECAST FOR NOW...AS EVEN IN THE MORE ROBUST
ECMWF...DEEP LAYER MOISTURE IS VERY LIMITED.
Quoting 1194. LargoFl:
Good Morning..51 here now,much warmer than yesterday..
Morning Largo 39 Zephyrhills fl this morning and very foggy
GFS 6Z THETAE HR 33
GFS 6Z THETAE HR 54
7 Day for Fort Myers Fl.


From yesterday - Maybe frostman can be re-born early Thursday.
EARTH WIND MODEL Overlay | None – Wind – Temp – TPW – TCW – MSLP

TEMP LAYER

Link
Date | 2014-01-23 07:00 Local ⇄ UTC

Data | Wind @ Surface + Temp @ Surface


Link
NORTH POLE VIEW
Date | 2014-01-23 07:00 Local %u21C4 UTC

Data | Wind @ Surface Temp @ Surface

Link
What level are these winds? I live in Central Texas and we have a strong south wind, but it shows Northerly. Thanks...

Nevermind, I see the date now.

Hopefully D.C sees a boom of 6-8 inches Likely hood of that 5%..It's like nature is perfectly timing these events when ever the kids are out of school and it extends their break.That means they'll be around longer than expected...
Quoting 1209. bryanfromkyleTX:
What level are these winds? I live in Central Texas and we have a strong south wind, but it shows Northerly. Thanks...
look at date time this is for 10am this morning the previsous ones are the future again check date time

Date | 2014-01-20 10:00 Local ⇄ UTC

Data | Wind @ Surface + Temp @ Surface


Link
Quoting 1210. washingtonian115:

Hopefully D.C sees a boom of 6-8 inches Likely hood of that 5%..It's like nature is perfectly timing these events when ever the kids are out of school and it extends their break.That means they'll be around longer than expected...
Get ready for it to come down tomorrow!
Quoting 1209. bryanfromkyleTX:
What level are these winds? I live in Central Texas and we have a strong south wind, but it shows Northerly. Thanks...


Stong south winds on this wind map.
http://hint.fm/wind/
Quoting 1209. bryanfromkyleTX:
What level are these winds? I live in Central Texas and we have a strong south wind, but it shows Northerly. Thanks...

Nevermind, I see the date now.



I stumble on it doing my morning check looks like its been updated it has a mslp layer and a few more select ur overlay this is a great tool


Overlay | None – Wind – Temp – TPW – TCW – MSLP
Quoting 1212. Climate175:
Get ready for it to come down tomorrow!
Let's see if the boom potential comes true like last time.I got 5 inches which wasn't really expected.This reminds me of the February 10th mid-atlantic storm in 2010.They expected only a few inches at first and then it ended up bring more than expected.
Quoting 1215. washingtonian115:
Let's see if the boom potential comes true like last time.I got 5 inches which wasn't really expected.This reminds me of the February 10th mid-atlantic storm in 2010.They expected only a few inches at first and then it ended up bring more than expected.
I would not be surprised if we got a foot. NWS might need to upgrade to 6-8 inches if the GFS afternoon model shows more accumulations.
Round Two for Long Island

Sref members continue to advertise at least a half inch to up to an
inch of quantitative precipitation
forecast across the area...mainly near the coast. NAM and European model (ecmwf)
are drier although quick peek at 6z NAM shows wetter solution. GFS
also clips the area with close to a half an inch of liquid quantitative precipitation forecast.
UKMET and CMC also output at least 1/3 of an inch.

Frigid temperatures are in place...and high snow ratios greater than 20 to
1 will be realized
. So the question is the quantitative precipitation forecast. Even the drier NAM
would suggest advisory level snowfall for coastal areas...with the
other models close to warning criteria...or in the case of the
sref...greater than a foot for a good portion of the coast.
wow winter storm watch for new haven!
Quoting 1216. Climate175:
I would not be surprised if we got a foot. NWS might need to upgrade to 6-8 inches if the GFS afternoon model shows more accumulations.
I would not jump the 12" bandwagon until more information comes in.
Quoting 1219. washingtonian115:
I would not jump the 12" bandwagon until more information come in.
Ya let's wait for the 12z.
Too much sippin yesterday and my head is pounding. Link
Source | GFS / NCEP / US National Weather Service

Date | 2014-01-21 13:00 Local ⇄ UTC

Data | Wind @ Surface + Temp @ Surface

38.13º N, 76.05º W ✕

35º @ 38 km/h

-1.0 ºC


Link
Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through late Tuesday night...

* locations... New York City... metropolitan northeast New
Jersey... southern Westchester... Long Island and portions of
southern Connecticut.

* Hazard types... snow.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches... locally
higher over eastern Long Island and southeast Connecticut.

* Winds... north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Temperatures... in the teens to lower 20s during the day... and
single digits to teens at night.

* Visibilities... one quarter to one half mile at times.

* Timing... snowfall will begin late Tuesday morning and continue
into Tuesday night with heaviest snowfall expected Tuesday
afternoon and evening.

* Impacts... falling blowing and drifting snow will cause
hazardous travel and walking conditions across the area...
possibly impacting the late afternoon and evening commute.
Extreme cold and low wind chills could cause frost bite. Dress
appropriately.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
Our storm is starting to form and come down from North Dakota.
From CWG.
Link
For West Palm Beach...

Looks like I'll have to go to the grocery store.Sigh.I hate going with the snow crowed that panics.Hopefully they haven't advertised tomorrow snow event to much.
12z NAM Widespread 5-8 inches.
1229. PTXer
Quoting 1223. hurricanes2018:
Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through late Tuesday night...

* locations... New York City... metropolitan northeast New
Jersey... southern Westchester... Long Island and portions of
southern Connecticut.


Great, I have to travel to Hartford tomorrow afternoon....
Quoting 1228. Climate175:
12z NAM Widespread 5-8 inches.
That=9 inches for my neighborhood.
Quoting 1230. washingtonian115:
That=9 inches for my neighborhood.
if yer going out shopping don't forget the can of pam
Quoting 1230. washingtonian115:
That=9 inches for my neighborhood.
That would equal 9 inches for mine too.
to spray the shovel so the snow don't stick to it
Quoting 1233. KEEPEROFTHEGATE:
to spray the shovel so the snow don't stick to it
I will definitely have hubby try that out.Thanks for the tip keep!.
Quoting 1234. washingtonian115:
I will definitely have hubby try that out.Thanks for the tip keep!.
it works I spray the single stage blower in on the rubber auger and it never plugs up non stick spray is great
Our storm.
Our land-cane 94S is still going strong:



It's actually gotten better organized in the past few hours.
"Looking at latest data... and we are going to be increasing our snow totals in our midday update."
CWG is looking to increase our snow totals.I don't know about the rest of you all but I'm pretty excited.
1239. bappit
Quoting 1238. washingtonian115:
"Looking at latest data... and we are going to be increasing our snow totals in our midday update."
CWG is looking to increase our snow totals.I don't know about the rest of you all but I'm pretty excited.
LETS GO !
JeffMasters has created a new entry.


This is probably the best thing i've woken up to in a while.
Quoting 1238. washingtonian115:
"Looking at latest data... and we are going to be increasing our snow totals in our midday update."
CWG is looking to increase our snow totals.I don't know about the rest of you all but I'm pretty excited.


You've done it again... can you talk about warmth in GA and make it snow?

I'm set for 16 days of no snow, and per the GFS, a springlike pattern into February and severe weather season in 1 month.