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Nine Nations or Territories Set All-Time Heat Records in 2013

By: Dr. Jeff Masters, 2:43 PM GMT on January 20, 2014

It was another notable year for all-time heat records in 2013, with six nations and three territories tying or setting records for hottest temperature on record. No nations set an all-time cold record in 2013. For comparison, five countries and two territories set all-time hottest temperature records in 2012, and the most all-time national heat records in a year was twenty nations and one territory in 2010. Since 2010, 45 nations or territories have set or tied all-time heat records, but only one nation has set an all-time cold temperature record. Since each of those years ranked as one of the top eleven warmest years in Earth's recorded history, and 2010 was the warmest year on record, this sort of disparity in national heat and cold records is to be expected. Most nations do not maintain official databases of extreme temperature records, the national temperature records I report here are in many cases not official. I use as my source for international weather records Maximiliano Herrera, one of the world's top climatologists, who maintains a comprehensive list of extreme temperature records for every nation in the world on his website. If you reproduce this list of extremes, please cite Maximiliano Herrera as the primary source of the weather records. Wunderground's weather historian Christopher C. Burt maintains a database of these national heat and cold records, for 235 nations and territories, on wunderground.com's extremes page.


Figure 1. A moose takes a dip to cool off in a backyard pool in this photo taken in Big Lake, Alaska on June 17, 2013, by Lonea Moore McGowen (Courtesy KTUU-TV.) Bentalit Lodge, Alaska hit 36.7°C (98°F) on June 17, tying the mark set in Richardson on 15 June 1969 for hottest undisputed temperature in Alaska history. The official heat record for Alaska remains the 100°F registered at Fort Yukon on June 27, 1915. However, there are questions concerning this figure as outlined by our weather historian, Christopher C. Burt.

New all-time national heat records set in 2013

Heard and McDonald Islands (uninhabited territory of Australia) set a new all-time heat record of 26.1°C (79°F) at Split Bay on 1 March. Previous record: 21.6°C set at the same station in April 1992.

Ghana tied its all time highest temperature record with 43.0°C (109.4°F) at Navrongo on 6 March; the same value had also been recorded on 25 February 2010 and 19 April 2010 at the same location.

The United States tied its highest undisputed temperature at the Furnace Creek Visitors Center, Death Valley California, with 53.9°C (129°F) on 30 June. The only higher temperatures ever recorded on the planet occurred in Death Valley on July 10, 12, and 13, 1913, when readings of 134°F, 130°F, and 131°F were recorded. These 100-year-old official hottest temperatures in Earth’s history have many doubters, though, including Mr. Burt, who noted in a 2010 blog post that "The record has been scrutinized perhaps more than any other in the United States. I don't have much more to add to the debate aside from my belief it is most likely not a valid reading when one looks at all the evidence.

St. Pierre et Miquelon, a French territory off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, set its all time highest temperature record with 28.3°C (82.9°F) at the St. Pierre Airport on 6 July. Previous record: 28.0°C at St. Pierre town in August 1876 and August 1935.

Greenland, a territory of Denmark, set a new all time highest temperature with 25.9°C (78.6°F) at Maniitsoq Airport on 30 July. Previous record: 25.5°C at Kangerlussuaq on 27 July 1990. There is a claimed 30.1°C measurement at Ivigtut on 23 June 1915, but this is almost certainly a mistake, since the reading doesn't fit at all with the hourly data of that day, and the station in over a century has never recorded any temperature above 24°C.

Austria set a new national record of highest temperature with 39.9°C (103.8°F) at Dellach im Drautal on 3 August, which beat the old record of 39.7°C set at the same location on 27 July 1983. The 3 August 2013 record was beaten again on 8 August 2013, with a 40.5°C (104.9°F) reading recorded at Bad Deutsch-Altenburg.

Slovenia also set a new all time heat record on 8 August, with 40.8°C at Cerklje Ob krki. Previous record: 40.6°C set at Crnomelj on 5 July 1950.

Japan set a new all-time heat record with 41.0°C (105.8°F) at Shimanto on 12 August. Previous record: 40.9°C at Tajimi and at Kumagaya on 16 August 2007.

Comoros tied its national record of highest temperature at the Hahaya Int. Airport with 35.6°C (96.1°F) on 19 November; the same value was recorded at the former Moroni Airport (its location looks to have been very close of the current international airport) on 31 December 1960.


Figure 2. The official Furnace Creek, Death Valley maximum recording thermometer for the maximum temperature measured on June 30th, 2013. The 129.2°F (54.0°C) reading was the highest June temperature ever measured on Earth. Photo courtesy of Death Valley National Park and NWS-Las Vegas. Note, though, since only whole Fahrenheit figures are official in the U.S., the value was registered as 129°F.

Notable global heat and cold records set in 2013
Hottest temperature in the world in 2013: 53.9°C (129°F) at Death Valley, California, June 30
Coldest temperature in the world in 2013: -81.7°C (-115°F) at Dome A, Antarctica, July 31
Hottest temperature in the Southern Hemisphere: 49.6°C (121.3°F) at Moomba Aero, Australia, January 12
Coldest temperature in the Northern Hemisphere: -64.2°C (-83.6°F) at Summit GEO, Greenland, March 4

Number of major world stations which set their all time highest temperature in 2013: 389

Number of major world stations which set their all time lowest temperature in 2013: 12
 


On 27 February, 2013, a new February all-time heat record for the Northern Hemisphere was set with 44.5°C (112.1°F) at Abu Na' Ama (Sudan). Previous record: 44.4°C with two former record holders: Kayes in Mali, and Kiffa in Mauritania.

A day for the history books: European heat wave of 8 August 2013
An incredible heat wave over Central Europe on 8 August 2013 was a day for the history books of world climatology, with two nations and three world capitals setting all-time heat records on the same day. Dozens of stations in six European countries also set all-time heat records that day. The three capitals that set new all-time heat records on 8 August:

Vienna, Austria reached 39.5°C (103.1°F), beating the previous city record of 38.9°C which was recorded in July 1957.

Bratislava, Slovakia reached 39.4°C (102.9°F), beating the previous city record of 38.9°C set in July 2007.

Ljubljana, Slovenia reached as high as 40.2°C (104.4°F), beating for the FIFTH TIME IN SIX DAYS the old record of 38.0°C set in June 1935. This is particularly amazing, since the city has about 150 years of data. This is the sequence:


3 August 38.3°C

4 August 38.4°C

6 August 38.6°C

7 August 39.5°C

8 August 40.2°C

One other world capital set an all-time heat record in 2013: Bangkok, Thailand, which reached 40.1°C (104.2°F) in the Metropolis Station on 26 March, beating the previous record of 40.0°C set in April 1979 and April 2012.

A big thanks goes to Maximiliano Herrera for providing the information in this post.

Jeff Masters

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The views of the author are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the position of The Weather Company or its parent, IBM.

Reader Comments

Quoting 499. ncstorm:


I went to the NE blog and asked if we are indeed looking at a trend..I hope so..

I hope you get snow also.... but only if I get the same amount forecasted as of right now :)
Quoting 496. Doppler22:
I hate when I see the word "if" with anything. If this happens, if that happens....

Well,


If worms had machine guns, birds wouldn't mess with them!


The Spartans said "if" (av) was the biggest word in Greek.
Quoting 491. Climate175:
From Pcroton's Blog
.@Delta has cancelled all DCA/LGA flights tomorrow starting 1pm and later, @USAirways starting at noon.
Internet was out for a "three hours repairs" which ended up becoming 13 hours since it went down around 9 am. That's why I wasn't on here all day long.
DC Public Schools have tweeted that they will make a decision tomorrow.
0z NAM is still suggesting total QPF of around 0.5 throughout the DC area. If using a 10:1 ratio, that's 5" of snow. Luckily, ratios should be near 15:1, meaning 7-8" of snow.
Heavy snow forecast tomorrow--check

Day off tomorrow--check

Rugby game scheduled for 3 p.m.--check

Quoting 507. TropicalAnalystwx13:
0z NAM is still suggesting total QPF of around 0.5 throughout the DC area. If using a 10:1 ratio, that's 5" of snow. Luckily, ratios should be near 15:1, meaning 7-8" of snow.

I heard a possibility of 20:1 ratios... Thoughts?
Quoting 509. Doppler22:

I heard a possibility of 20:1 ratios... Thoughts?


I think you need teens for that.
511. yoboi
Quoting 447. AtHomeInTX:


Hi Hydrus! Good to see you and everyone. :) Not much has been going on weather wise around here. Although it has gotten really cold lately. The coldest we got was 17. One night we had a wind chill of 12! So far we've been lucky with no winter precip to go along with those temps. We can't drive in it down here. lol
This local TV station recap of 2013 weather just about says it all. Pretty much nothing notable but drought. That we might be sliding back into now. Same ol' story.

From start to finish, Southeast Texas fared pretty well weather-wise in 2013. The summer heat was hot, but not unbearable. Believe it or not, we only had one day in which the maximum high temperature was greater than 100 degrees (June 29: 101). The biggest summer extreme was actually the drought that really grew during the months of August and September. Then the rain finally fell but not from a tropical system. In fact only 2 hurricanes developed in the Atlantic Basin making 2013 one of the most inactive seasons ever recorded. Only one tropical storm (Andrea) even made landfall in the United States. Overall, damage due to weather related events was minimal this year. Only a few isolated cases of severe weather accounted for some of the biggest weather events of 2013 in Southeast Texas.









I got down to 14 this yr coldest I have seem since the 80's.....crawfish are slow to catch this yr get ready to pay unless we get warmer temps soon............
Quoting 509. Doppler22:

I heard a possibility of 20:1 ratios... Thoughts?


Was hearing similar stuff, there's a good thread on AmWx discussing this. I'm looking at probably 5-8" at my house back home.
WxRisk is going INSANE on his forecast... got 1-2 inches for Raleigh area and 2-6 inches for Asheville. Just no no no. I'm aware his job is to cover Mid-Atlantic northward, but he forecasts northern half of NC too.
Updated, you can see the 8-10 strip now.
Tuesday and Wednesday: Mid-Atlantic, Northeast

The low-pressure center associated with Winter Storm Janus should reach Virginia and North Carolina by midday Tuesday. This low pressure will quickly move off the Mid-Atlantic coast in the afternoon before making a left hook and quickly intensifying into a major coastal storm, moving northeastward parallel to the coast of the Northeast and New England Tuesday night and Wednesday.

As the low strengthens and a strong area of very cold arctic high pressure builds in right behind it, the stage will be set for a significant winter storm with snow, wind, and falling temperatures along the I-95 corridor.

Snow will spread east of the Appalachians into the D.C.-Philadelphia corridor Tuesday morning, though the heaviest snowfall rates may hold off until just after the morning commute. Snow will then quickly zip northeast into New York City, Boston, and points in between during the midday and afternoon hours. The worst conditions will affect D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia in the afternoon and evening hours, and the New York-Boston corridor in the evening and overnight hours Tuesday night.
Quoting 510. BaltimoreBrian:


I think you need teens for that.


We have at about 20F at the peak in my area



Keep in mind this is 10:1 ratios, totals in most areas would be 50% higher with 15:1 ratios
WxGeekVA your graphic has 19 for me, we'll see!
Anybody think WS Janus will go and hit the U.K.?
Quoting 521. Haiyan2013:
Anybody think WS Janus will go and hit the U.K.?
Eventually.
Quoting 509. Doppler22:

I heard a possibility of 20:1 ratios... Thoughts?

That's a bit much. Anything from 12:1 to 15:1 looks most likely. If temperatures were colder, I could see the possibility of that, but ehh...not so much with this event.
The trend is my friend. The National Weather Service upped me from 4"-8" to 5"-9".
Quoting 449. GeoffreyWPB:
The damage from Wilma changed my life forever...







6 min of various radar loops, enjoy
00z GFS
Quoting 459. TropicalAnalystwx13:
I'm happy I'll be getting a few snow showers tomorrow night, but honestly, these small events are getting really annoying. It's been 3 full years since my area has seen measurable snowfall. That's ridiculous.


Tell me about it...

#About2B4Years #IfTheModelsAndPatternsDontChange #AndTheyWontChange #IHateNeauxSneaux #TheDevilInventedFlurries
UNCA usually get 0.5 to 1 inch more than the model point's location at airport 10 miles to south. 2 inches is not out of question here, but it's a safe bet to go with one inch for campus tomorrow.

Meanwhile, this is 21z SREF for Washington DC. Most members are ABOVE 10 inches.

00z GFS..

Wow..







Well. This can't be correct...
Quoting 529. Bluestorm5:
Meanwhile, this is 21z SREF for Washington DC. Most members are ABOVE 10 inches.



Post Baltimore please :)
snow storm
Quoting 506. Climate175:
DC Public Schools have tweeted that they will make a decision tomorrow.
Dumb ***es..Sorry for the language.But why can't they make the call sooner so parents can be prepared?.Luckly I have the pleasure of working either at home or office depending on what day it is.Some parents aren't so fortunate..6-8 inches seem to be reasonable here in D.C.
Quoting 527. GeorgiaStormz:


Tell me about it...

#About2B4Years #IfTheModelsAndPatternsDontChange #AndTheyWontChange #IHateNeauxSneaux #TheDevilInventedFlurries



LOL
Many NJ schools plan to operate on a half day schedule.
Quoting 532. BaltimoreBrian:


Post Baltimore please :)


Brace yourself...

Quoting 530. ncstorm:
00z GFS..

Wow..








That says the 22nd...
If this storm could leave a piece of itself behind for Nashville, TN, that'd be great. Doesn't look like much right now, and the NWS has done poorly the last few weeks. Out of the 5" total of snow predicted, I've gotten around a 1/2" over the last 3 or so weeks.

:(
Im excited and a little worried..this is an sudden event that the models are picking up less than 24 hours out for eastern NC..very little news being said about snow for our area..hate to see a repeat of 2011 where they predicted a dusting for us and we got over 7 inches of snow..

who I kidding..I wouldn't hate to see that..
Quoting 538. Bluestorm5:


Brace yourself...



I hope we get thundersnow during my rugby game.
Quoting 535. washingtonian115:
Dumb ***es..Sorry for the language.But why can't they make the call sooner so parents can be prepared?.Luckly I have the pleasure of working either at home or office depending on what day it is.Some parents aren't so fortunate..6-8 inches seem to be reasonable here in D.C.


Do you not like suspense, Washi?
Quoting 531. wxgeek723:
Well. This can't be correct...

What data are they using? Lol.

Quoting 527. GeorgiaStormz:


Tell me about it...

#About2B4Years #IfTheModelsAndPatternsDontChange #AndTheyWontChange #IHateNeauxSneaux #TheDevilInventedFlurries

#MovetoMichigan #Michiganwinterisawesome #Usuallyreliable #Over43inchesofsnowthisyear #Verycold #Moresnowandcoldcoming
Quoting 542. BaltimoreBrian:


I hope we get thundersnow during my rugby game.


Don't be the tallest object out there.
Quoting 538. Bluestorm5:


Brace yourself...


Can you explain this to me...? :/ This is one thing I do not fully understand.
Quoting 543. Astrometeor:


Do you not like suspense, Washi?
For safety reasons and parents schedule they need to issue it sooner rather than later.Some people go into massive panic mode after a while.
Quoting 545. Astrometeor:


Don't be the tallest object out there.


I'm 5'9" Nathan. Come to think of it you and Kori are welcome to play ;)
Quoting 531. wxgeek723:
Well. This can't be correct...


Their own meteorologist calls for a storm total of 4-8".

Strange. Source
Quoting 549. BaltimoreBrian:


I'm 5'9" Nathan. Come to think of it you and Kori are welcome to play ;)


Um...I'm pretty sure you would snap me like a twig. I'll stick to non-contact sports, like soccer and/or Ultimate.
Quoting 541. ncstorm:
Im excited and a little worried..this is an sudden event that the models are picking up less than 24 hours out for eastern NC..very little news being said about snow for our area..hate to see a repeat of 2011 where they predicted a dusting for us and we got over 7 inches of snow..

who I kidding..I wouldn't hate to see that..


that would be totally awesome...except for driving my wife to work Wednesday morning 45min away from our home (shes a nurse so its work regardless of weather and I wouldnt let her go drive in that mess)...

If that happens i think that would be a better story than VA....yeah VA got 7in with 24hrs notice...but NC got 7in with 2hrs notice...lol
Quoting 552. air360:


that would be totally awesome...except for driving my wife to work Wednesday morning 45min away from our home (shes a nurse so its work regardless of weather and I wouldnt let her go drive in that mess)...

If that happens i think that would be a better story than VA....yeah VA got 7in with 24hrs notice...but NC got 7 in with 2hrs notice notice...lol


You stay safe with driving..people here cant drive in light rain..you are more northern that I am and closer to the bigger totals..
Quoting 551. Astrometeor:


Um...I'm pretty sure you would snap me like a twig. I'll stick to non-contact sports, like soccer and/or Ultimate.


There's contact in soccer. Trust me on that one.
Quoting 547. washingtonian115:
For safety reasons and parents schedule they need to issue it sooner rather than later.Some people go into massive panic mode after a while.


Down here, because of the weather, most of the times no one knows when Nashville will close schools because of snowfall (or lack thereof) and timing. So, if they close schools early and then nothing happens...they look pretty stupid.

Regardless, I've never (personally) seen a winter storm make it so that the parents don't work.

But, I get what you mean.
hurricane snow is coming soon
Quoting 554. wxgeek723:


There's contact in soccer. Trust me on that one.


Not THAT much. I've played the sport for 11 years of my life. If someone gets physical in a game (which I've seen), then I just own them with my ninja-like skills.

Really hoping Brazil gets its act together on the World Cup that's coming up. Want it to look all pretty when the US wins.
Quoting 556. hurricanes2018:
hurricane snow is coming soon
Hurricane ?
Quoting 557. Astrometeor:


Not THAT much. I've played the sport for 11 years of my life. If someone gets physical in a game (which I've seen), then I just own them with my ninja-like skills.

Really hoping Brazil gets its act together on the World Cup that's coming up. Want it to look all pretty when the US wins.

Ninja-like skills = falling on the ground and crying like a baby?
Quoting 547. washingtonian115:
For safety reasons and parents schedule they need to issue it sooner rather than later.Some people go into massive panic mode after a while.


Parents of kids in our school system have the option (selected at beginning of school year) of being notified by robo-call at 4:30 or 5:30 in the morning on a snow day.
Sterling


Mount Holly


Upton


Taunton

Quoting 561. washingtonian115:
Please varify!.That would mean 11" to a foot in my neighborhood if downtown D.C sees 9 inches.
and for me 9-13 inch range !
Quoting 551. Astrometeor:


Um...I'm pretty sure you would snap me like a twig. I'll stick to non-contact sports, like soccer and/or Ultimate.
In Ultimate, you're still fighting another player while jumping into air to grab a disc or bumping with players making the cuts. Not to mention you got to layout (diving) for the disc as well. Your body WILL get beaten up in a competitive game. I know I'm all beat up after 3 hours of practice in 30 degrees just few minutes ago.
Quoting 559. TropicalAnalystwx13:

Ninja-like skills = falling on the ground and crying like a baby?


I play left back on defense. Main job is to get the ball away from whatever enemy in my territory has and then feed to my rails/midfielders.

Falling down is for the offense. Nice try, though.
Quoting 544. wxchaser97:

What data are they using? Lol.


#MovetoMichigan #Michiganwinterisawesome #Usuallyreliable #Over43inchesofsnowthisyear #Verycold #Moresnowandcoldcoming



What I would say to you if this wasnt a wx blog :D


How have you been Isaac?
Quoting 546. Doppler22:

Can you explain this to me...? :/ This is one thing I do not fully understand.
It's an ensemble. SREF ran through about 20 different set of calculation to find the range possible for snowstorm. Baltimore could get from nothing to 30 inches, but most results came between 10-15 inches of snow which mean it's most likely at that range.
Quoting 546. Doppler22:

Can you explain this to me...? :/ This is one thing I do not fully understand.

It's a plot of what every individual SREF model member is forecasting snowfall wise. The Y-axis is snowfall in inches, the X-axis is change in time. The thick black line is the mean total.

EDIT: Ninja'd by [slow] Kyle, but now you should have no questions. :)
Quoting 564. Bluestorm5:
In Ultimate, you're still fighting another player while jumping into air to grab a disc or bumping with players making the cuts. Not to mention you got to layout (diving) for the disc as well. Your body WILL get beaten up in a competitive game. I know I'm all beat up after 3 hours of practice in 30 degrees just few minutes ago.


Kyle, surely you know the difference I meant. Why do you and Trent have to argue? I'm *** sore right now from 4 hours of Ultimate on Saturday. Took aspirin yesterday for a headache (No, Cody, I did not cry).

But, there's a difference between just jostling for position and dives, and rugby/football.
D.C public schools are trying to stay open...
I mean only 192 - 228 hrs out, it'll happen right?
Esp since it's the GFS that dropped it before and now picked it back up?

#HopeThatWillL8rBcrushed
#ImUsingWashiStylePessimism2MakeItSneaux











gotta check the 0z to see if it's still there.
But, there's a difference between just jostling for position and dives, and rugby/football.


No argument...
Quoting 511. yoboi:



I got down to 14 this yr coldest I have seem since the 80's.....crawfish are slow to catch this yr get ready to pay unless we get warmer temps soon............


I know my light bill went up! All electric here. I usually like that but it wasn't helping at all when our power went out for most of two days! My daughter said she drove past a transformer on fire at one point. I told her it was just trying to survive the cold. lol. I know we had an ice storm in 1997 and it has snowed many times since but I don't remember it being THIS COLD since the 80's either. Much less sticking around so long.
Quoting 571. GeorgiaStormz:
I mean only 192 - 228 hrs out, it'll happen right?
Esp since it's the GFS that dropped it before and now picked it back up?

#HopeThatWillL8rBcrushed
#ImUsingWashiStylePessimism2MakeItSneaux











gotta check the 0z to see if it's still there.


I don't really trust snow depth on any models...
Quoting 570. washingtonian115:
D.C public schools are trying to stay open...
They better make the decision tomorrow.


Snow in Chicago.



Btw, Thanks Kyle and Cody
Quoting 569. Astrometeor:


Kyle, surely you know the difference I meant. Why do you and Trent have to argue? I'm *** sore right now from 4 hours of Ultimate on Saturday. Took aspirin yesterday for a headache (No, Cody, I did not cry).

But, there's a difference between just jostling for position and dives, and rugby/football.


Yeah ultimate should be 99% hard collision free..
Although my friend broke her collarbone in a freak accident.. It was disgusting to look at.

Rugby....i don't know if i'd do that.
Updated snow totals.

I think that band of 10 inches will shift south some.
Quoting 578. washingtonian115:
Updated snow totals.

I think that band of 10 inches will shift south some.
Yeah a little bit more south.
Source | GFS / NCEP / US National Weather Service

Date | 2014-01-21 01:00 Local ⇄ UTC

Data | Wind @ Surface + Temp @ Surface


43.77º N, 79.28º W ✕

355º @ 15 km/h

-19.8 ºC

Link
Quoting 576. Doppler22:


Snow in Chicago.



Btw, Thanks Kyle and Cody
That's coming to us next !
Quoting 574. Bluestorm5:


I don't really trust snow depth on any models...


I was just looking at a gulf low below all that very cold air.....

And i don't buy it.

#WashDoneTaughtMeGood
Quoting 559. TropicalAnalystwx13:

Ninja-like skills = falling on the ground and crying like a baby?



This isn't basketball...

You have to go full richard sherman on people who play ultimate physically.

Make them look foolish
The nice cool weather has really stuck around here lately as well. It has been wonderful, as many winters we do not get an extended, uninterrupted cool period. Lowest here has been 34F, as I am near a large urban area. The only reason I can keep a large garden full of tropical plants this far north long term is my proximity to the city.
I will go to bed tonight hoping not to wake up with much failure of the storm.And hopefully D.C makes a smart decision before to long.Good night ya'll.
Quoting 581. Climate175:
That's coming to us next !

Chicago's snow is mainly Lake Effect, but you have the right thought. :p
Quoting 565. Astrometeor:


I play left back on defense. Main job is to get the ball away from whatever enemy in my territory has and then feed to my rails/midfielders.

Falling down is for the offense. Nice try, though.

I know what the main job is, I played soccer for 9 years. Left offense. :)
Quoting 570. washingtonian115:
D.C public schools are trying to stay open...


Mine, thankfully, are now out of school. But I know this feeling well. When the school here insisted on opening hours after hurricane Humberto. We had no lights! So of course they let it out early and it was a mess getting the parents notified and kids found and picked up.
Quoting 586. Doppler22:

Chicago's snow is mainly Lake Effect, but you have the right thought. :p
Yep ;P
Quoting 578. washingtonian115:
Updated snow totals.

I think that band of 10 inches will shift south some.


Remember Washi even if that does shift south of you, the contour is 6-10. Always have to remember the lower number is valid and distinctly possible too. A lot of people tend to read those intervals and only pay attention to the higher number.
Quoting 583. GeorgiaStormz:



This isn't basketball...

You have to go full richard sherman on people who play ultimate physically.

Make them look foolish
Not that, but you got to do sidearm toss for 50-70 yards. Took me months, but I can do that now...
Quoting 587. TropicalAnalystwx13:

I know what the main job is, I played soccer for 9 years. Left offense. :)


you are a stick....
Quoting 587. TropicalAnalystwx13:

I know what the main job is, I played soccer for 9 years. Left offense. :)


Don't you mean left bench?
Quoting 592. GeorgiaStormz:


you are a stick....


How many fat people do you see running around doing professional soccer? Or basketball?

Edit: No offense Kyle.

Edit2:

Quoting 593. wxgeek723:


Don't you mean left bench?


Ouch.
We should probably take this conversation to chat considering the Northeast is going to endure a major snowstorm tomorrow lol. People don't care about sports talk.
Oops that was a mistake.
Quoting 595. TropicalAnalystwx13:
We should probably take this conversation to chat considering the Northeast is going to endure a major snowstorm tomorrow lol. People don't care about sports talk.


Don't do cycling in the snow. The tires tend to compact the snow into ice...which makes for slippery travel when braking or turning...
Evening again...

I'm sitting here grinning at all the sno-ticipation going on in the Mid-ATL... lol... worse than pple hoping a cat 5 will hit them... lol

Have fun and stay safe, ya'll...

@ Washi... u need to keep the kids at home tomorrow, or else u won't have anybody to play in the snow with.... lol....
Quoting 594. Astrometeor:


How many fat people do you see running around doing professional soccer? Or basketball?

Edit: No offense Kyle.

Edit2:



Ouch.


I'm not fat anymore, dude... I lost 30 pounds since August.
Quoting 570. washingtonian115:
D.C public schools are trying to stay open...



If there is one thing nobody has ever accused D.C. of, is having very efficient government.
Quoting 593. wxgeek723:


Don't you mean left bench?


I was on the football team - I was left out.

Anyways, for those that are actually getting snow, stay safe. And Washi I am happy that you should be getting about 10" of snow - I know that makes you ecstatic.

I see that your school system puts the fun in dysfunctional as well - not knowing whether to close schools or not. I remember something about them closing schools when it wasn't really necessary to do so. Don't worry our school system acts the same way about storms.
Quoting 599. Bluestorm5:


I'm not fat anymore, dude... I lost 30 pounds since August.
Best kinda freshman 30... lose it instead of put it on, like a lot of pple.... lol ...
DC Public Schools are closed on Tuesday due to inclement weather.
Quoting 603. Climate175:
DC Public Schools are closed on Tuesday due to inclement weather. The Mayor has said it on his twitter feed.
Good job DC superintendent and officals. Looks like you all are finally drinking that sense juice ;)
As i expected, the 0z gfs is snowless for the SE
Quoting 601. Dakster:


I was on the football team - I was left out.

Anyways, for those that are actually getting snow, stay safe. And Washi I am happy that you should be getting about 10" of snow - I know that makes you ecstatic.

I see that your school system puts the fun in dysfunctional as well - not knowing whether to close schools or not. I remember something about them closing schools when it wasn't really necessary to do so. Don't worry our school system acts the same way about storms.


Hey we've all been there.

I was just sparring with Cody. We bust on each other, it's just a thing. No intention of evoking unpleasant memories. Apologies.
Quoting 531. wxgeek723:
Well. This can't be correct...


WBFF (pictured) and WJZ are the worst in Baltimore, maybe Maryland. And have been the worst. And will be the worst, forever and ever. And ever. And ever...
Quoting 556. hurricanes2018:
hurricane snow is coming soon


I see the 8-12 over Baltimore!
Quoting 599. Bluestorm5:


I'm not fat anymore, dude... I lost 30 pounds since August.


I found them, want them back?
Quoting 609. weatherbow:


I see the 8-12 over Baltimore!
Yes please!!!!!
44 now from a high of 62. Need to get down to the projected low of 30 or less.
Quoting 614. Doppler22:
Did that just happen ?
Quoting 615. Climate175:
Did that just happen ?


Yes, it's a live camera.

Link
Very active volcano. Located in North Sumatra, Indonesia about 25 miles away from the Lake Toba supervolcano.

Wikipedia entry on Mount Sinabung
Quoting 615. Climate175:
Did that just happen ?


It was a large pyroclastic flow triggered by a collapse of small chunk of the "lava tongue" extending down from the crater.
This video is hilarious (but there's language, view at your own discretion):

Facebook Link
I am going to go to sleep. Hopefully I will get up and everything will be closed :) Night everyone
Quoting 619. TropicalAnalystwx13:
This video is hilarious (but there's language, view at your own discretion):

Facebook Link


*Moments ago*

Quoting 595. TropicalAnalystwx13:
We should probably take this conversation to chat considering the Northeast is going to endure a major snowstorm tomorrow lol. People don't care about sports talk.
Quoting 621. wxgeek723:


*Moments ago*


This was weather related though, that was my point earlier. -.-
...LONG PERIOD OF BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEK...

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MID STATE ON
TUESDAY...BRINGING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES
TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
FREEZING ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID STATE FOR UP TO 5 DAYS FROM
TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS ARE
EXPECTED EACH DAY...WITH HIGHS ONLY REACHING THE 20S AND 30S.
GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE IT FEEL EVEN COLDER AT TIMES...WITH WIND
CHILLS DOWN TO NEAR ZERO BY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

IN ADDITION TO THE COLD...SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES
ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY AS THE ARCTIC COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE
REGION. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS ANTICIPATED...ALTHOUGH
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER CUMBERLAND REGION COULD SEE UP TO A HALF
INCH OF SNOW.

PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE MADE FOR THIS UPCOMING LONG DURATION OF
SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES. ENSURE WATER PIPES ARE PROPERLY
PROTECTED FROM THE COLD AND PETS HAVE ADEQUATE INDOOR SHELTER.
WEAR LAYERS OF CLOTHING TO PROTECT FROM THE COLD WHILE BEING
OUTDOORS.

$$
3 years later and the track of the strong EF-1 tornado in north Minneapolis is still visible from the air. Photo from @JohnathanYuhas's twitter.

Hello everyone, I've missed you all, I have been busy these last 7 weeks and I am glad to be back.
Check this out guys for New Orleans Metro Area this Thursday Night- Friday Morning.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
448 PM CST MON JAN 20 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-57 5-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-21 1100-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
448 PM CST MON JAN 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
OVER MOST OF THE COASTAL WATERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

WINDY CONDITIONS OFFSHORE ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL COASTAL WATERS
TUESDAY AND FOR THE OPEN GULF WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

A HARD FREEZE IS EXPECTED ACROSS AREAS THAT ARE GENERALLY ALONG
AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR TUESDAY NIGHT. A
LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZE WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
AREA...EXCEPT FOR ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST. HARD FREEZE OR FREEZE
WARNINGS WILL LIKELY BE NECESSARY FOR NEARLY THE WHOLE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT.

ANOTHER FRONTAL PASSAGE IS EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY. WINDY
CONDITIONS OFFSHORE ARE EXPECTED TO YIELD HAZARDOUS WAVE ACTION
FOR SMALL CRAFT THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

VERY COLD AIR BEHIND THE FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT COULD PRODUCE
ANOTHER HARD FREEZE OVER SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND BORDERING
AREAS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA. IN ADDITION...THERE IS SOME
INDICATION THAT LIGHT PRECIPITATION COULD LINGER INTO THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS...COINCIDENTAL WITH THESE COLD TEMPERATURES. THERE ARE
STILL LARGE UNCERTAINTIES IN THIS FORECAST. HOWEVER...THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW OR A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING
OVER AREAS THAT ARE GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
MORGAN CITY TO BELLE CHASSE...INCLUDING THE NEW ORLEANS METRO AREA
AND MS GULF COAST. THIS POTENTIAL WINTER WEATHER EVENT WILL
CONTINUE TO BE MONITORED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

95/DM






Wake up briefly... to see this. :D :D :) :) :D :D
Quoting 627. Doppler22:


Wake up briefly... to see this. :D :D :) :) :D :D
Jeez...
Quoting 627. Doppler22:


Wake up briefly... to see this. :D :D :) :) :D :D


I've been up. Can't go to sleep.

Also, here's a gift:
NOTE THEY UPPED THE SNOW FORECAST..NOW..6-10 INCHES.....................WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY. A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM UNTIL 11 PM EST.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 7 AM AND 10 AM THIS MORNING.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THE MIDDAY AND AFTERNOON
HOURS. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF THIS EVENING.

* WIND CHILL...BETWEEN 5 AND 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...DROPPING INTO THE 20S THIS MORNING...THEN FALLING
INTO THE TEENS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOW TEMPERATURES
TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. HIGH TEMPERATURES
WEDNESDAY WILL BE IN THE TEENS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
BELOW ONE-HALF MILE AT TIMES. TRAVELING WILL BECOME DANGEROUS TODAY.
THE MORNING COMMUTE MAY BE IMPACTED BY THE SNOW...BUT
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT IS EXPECTED FOR THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
COMMUTE. DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING MAY LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR FROST BITE ON EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP A BLANKET...AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$
Special Weather Statement

------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------
FREEZE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
350 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

FLZ063-066-070-212100-
GLADES-HENDRY-INLAND COLLIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PALMDALE...MOORE HAVEN...CLEWISTON...
LA BELLE...BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...IMMOKALEE
350 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE GLADES, HENDRY, AND NORTHERN
INTERIOR COLLIER COUNTIES LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

A COLD AND VERY DRY AIRMASS WILL MOVE INTO SOUTH FLORIDA TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL RELAX UNDER A CLEAR
SKY ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, ALLOWING FOR OPTIMAL CONDITIONS FOR RADIATIVE
COOLING. SOME OF THE MODELS ARE SHOWING LOW TEMPERATURES PLUMMETING
TO THE FREEZING MARK BY DAWN THURSDAY OVER GLADES, HENDRY, AND
NORTHERN INTERIOR COLLIER COUNTIES. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECAST
UPDATES ON THIS FREEZE POTENTIAL.

$$

BAXTER
Folks in the midlantic states Especially around wash dc..this is a Blizzard coming today..6-10 inches now and that May just go up because GFS says this storm goes into wens...folks please be prepared and stay safe ok..winds 35mph+..Going to be drifting snow i bet.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$
PWB/CBL

------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
418 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY...

.AN ALBERTA CLIPPER IS MOVING RAPIDLY SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY. THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT SPARKS THE
DEVELOPMENT OF A WINTER STORM ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TODAY.
THIS STORM WILL RESULT IN A 6-12 HOUR PERIOD OF SNOW BEGINNING
THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHEAST WEST
VIRGINIA...BEFORE MOVING INTO CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA.


Jeez, Grayling Michigan (where I left last night) is -22 and Grayling Alaska is 37
Detroit is 6

Good Morning everyone, drive safe for those getting the snow, I don't mind the break from it tho. lol
Justin Berk Final Call

Two blizzard warnings within a couple of weeks for us is pretty rare, up here were lucky if we get one during the whole season. Going to start getting the firewood ready, seems to be a little more than a foot when it's all over for us. I don't think it should be too big of a deal because it will be very fluffy. No rain/snow line to deal with, just like the last storm.
Good morning, afternoon and evening, everyone. It 51 degrees with an expected high of 53 and then falling to 29 tonight. I forgot to turn the alarm back on for this morning. Thank God I'm an early riser.

Breakfasts on the sideboard: Berry Stuffed French Toast with Vanilla Yogurt Sauce, Ricotta Stuffed French Toast with Caramelized Bananas, Boston Cream Pie Pancakes, bacon, egg and cheese Breakfast Cupcakes, Cinnamon Breakfast Bites, bagels with cream cheese and jelly or lox, scrambled eggs with crawfish Étouffée to pour over it, cheese Danishes, yogurt, fresh fruit and orange, apple or pineapple juice. Creole coffee. Enjoy
If the forecast holds true, DC, Philly and Baltimore look to break snowfall records for today.

Jan 21st

BWI= 2" in 1982

Washington = 3.2" in 1982

Philadelphia = 3.4"
Blizzard of 1888. Now that's a snowstorm.
I just hope folks are heeding the snowfall warnings up there today and staying home..this may just surprise with snowfall amounts when its all over.
nws says wash dc at 7 degree's friday morning wow
another cold front coming for us here as well later tonight..
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
452 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

CTZ008-012-NYZ078>081-212300-
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.W.0002.140121T1700Z-140122T1100Z/
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
452 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SUFFOLK AND NEW LONDON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 5 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 20S THIS MORNING...DROPPING
INTO THE LOWER TEENS TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON
INTO TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN LATE THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TONIGHT...TAPERING OFF EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...FALLING...BLOWING...AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AND WALKING CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
AREA...IMPACTING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE. SNOW
REMOVAL WILL BE DIFFICULT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO FRIGID COLD AND LOW WIND CHILLS COULD CAUSE FROST
BITE. DRESS APPROPRIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$
Quoting LargoFl:
I just hope folks are heeding the snowfall warnings up there today and staying home..this may just surprise with snowfall amounts when its all over.


Doh! I'm already at work! Darn!
Quoting 649. Thunderfan:


Doh! I'm already at work! Darn!
ok, what they are warning about is the travel home later today..hope you make it back home ok...
TAMPA --
Another batch of heavy snow and frigid temperatures is forecast from Virginia to New England as a winter storm bears down on the mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S.

Air traffic is being impacted from the northeast down to Tampa International Airport. About 20 flights in and out of Tampa were canceled early Tuesday with more delays expected to stack up later in the day.

The winter storm could bring 10 inches of snow Tuesday to New York and Philadelphia and bitterly cold air with wind chills as low as 10 degrees below zero later in the day.

Authorities warned of heavy winds and hazardous driving conditions throughout the day as the storm moves up the East Coast.

The federal government says its offices in the Washington area will be closed Tuesday due to the storm. Authorities warn the storm could impact the morning commute in Washington and Baltimore.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.
Snow accum thru sunday............
Current Temp in DC 36
Current Temp in Baltimore 34
Temps need to cool down a bit more.
For West Palm Beach...Highs @20° cooler than today...

eddies a no go for tomorrow waves are going to be giant but the conditions are suppose to be bad.
Good Morning/evening

Amazing clear "Florida Winter" weather here in North Central Florida today. No ice scraping to get to work.
Hope all you snowmuters travel safely today.
Winter Storm DJ is pretty minor.

Winter Storm Warning

------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
822 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL FOR SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA...

.A FAST MOVING BUT POTENT STORM WILL BRING SNOW TO SOUTHERN
PENNSYLVANIA TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

PAZ033-220300-
/O.CON.KCTP.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140122T0300Z/
/O.CON.KCTP.WC.Y.0004.140121T2300Z-140122T1700Z/
SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SOMERSET
822 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOMERSET COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW COMBINING WITH DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND
CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND CHILLS...15 TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL FALL THROUGH THE DAY...THEN TAPER OFF BY
EARLY EVENING. WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME DANGEROUSLY LOW TONIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS TONIGHT COULD
CAUSE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
USE EXTREME CAUTION IF PLANNING TO TRAVEL. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER
INFORMATION...GO TO WEATHER.GOV/CTP OR STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO.

REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE
COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET
@NWSSTATECOLLEGE WITH THE HASHTAG #CTPWX.

&&


There is going to be some maybe dangerous wind chill values tomorrow morning up there.
Quoting 655. Climate175:
Current Temp in DC 36
Current Temp in Baltimore 34
Temps need to cool down a bit more.
I'm getting flashbacks of the march 6 fail storm.Temps were hovering just above freezing and all our precipitation was rain instead.Amlost everything around here is closed today.The kids were happy they didn't have to get dressed this morning.
Quoting 663. washingtonian115:
I'm getting flashbacks of the march 6 fail storm.Temps were hovering just above freezing and all our precipitation was rain instead.Amlost everything around here is closed today.The kids were happy they didn't have to get dressed this morning.
Ya currently not snowing here yet.
Quoting 659. FunnelVortex:
Winter Storm DJ is pretty minor.




I really wish you would not name your own winter storms. It called winter storm Janus Your going two get ever one mixes. Up. This went twc take care of the naming. All so saying this storm is minor is a under statement ever one is forecasting havy snow with 12 Don't call that minor at all!
Pcroton said it will reach here in the next 2-3 hours but it is tricky to tell.
Quoting 667. washingtonian115:
From CWG
Link
I already predicted for it to start between 9-11.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...THEN DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS
SOUTH OF HARRISBURG.

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 15 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL FALL THROUGHOUT THE DAYLIGHT HOURS AND
COULD BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES SOUTH OF HARRISBURG THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING. THE LAST OF THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF ACROSS
SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA BY AROUND 10 PM.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS TONIGHT COULD
CAUSE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH LATE TODAY.
The 06z gfs gives me 12"+ of snow.
Quoting 664. Climate175:
Ya currently not snowing here yet.

Quoting 663. washingtonian115:
I'm getting flashbacks of the march 6 fail storm.Temps were hovering just above freezing and all our precipitation was rain instead.Amlost everything around here is closed today.The kids were happy they didn't have to get dressed this morning.
Washi I highly doubt that this storm will be like the March 6th fail. Too much cold air is moving in with this for a repeat of that. You will probably get around 5 to 10+ inches of snow.
Update: Super Tiny Flakes beginning to fall.
The City of York has declared a snow emergency for Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 12 Noon
anyone remember 1961,in wash dc when JFK was being sworn into office?...BIG snowstorm then like whats coming today..
Where are you at Climate175?

I'm patiently awaiting the white stuff in southern MD. They're currently calling for 4-8 inches here, but history has taught me to lower my expectations down here.
According to TerpWeather's twitter he said people are telling him flakes are flying in G'burg, Ashburn, Sterling, and Dulles.
New York City Office of Emergency Management issues hazardous travel advisory for today, Wednesday as snow begins to fall
Barely anything is falling and the snow line is racing to DC.
Snowing hard here. Already a coating on the ground :D
I just dont know..GFS is predicting in some area's 14 inches wow,,add to that high winds..there is going to be drifting snow and alot of road closures etc..hope no folks lose power and heat thru these next few days..just wind chills alone are going to be awesome..below zero..geez.
Quoting 653. LargoFl:
Snow accum thru sunday............


Sure looks like a lot for Central Texas??
It is still 37 at DCA..and 34 at my house...They may have to cut snow amounts down some.
Quoting 682. washingtonian115:
It is still 37 at DCA..and 34 at my house...They may have to cut snow amounts down some.
31.1 here and still teensy flakes flying around.
Good Morning. January and February are the coldest months each year for the Country so the temps on tap for the near term are to be expected.

What is unexpected this year I think is the very cold nature of these Arctic blasts that have been digging down right from Canada into Conus. We are typically used to seeing them sweep in from West to East in a typical El Nino or La Nina fashion but this this recent pattern has been brutal for the Upper Mid-West.
JeffMasters has created a new entry.
I'm telling you Wash, you should make them send Cantore to Boston. Maybe then you'll get snow and they will get a break :p
I can see the moisture clouds way to my north..guess we get storms here later on......