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Thursday is a weather geek’s dream, but it’s a dangerous day

Temperatures across the U.S. on Thursday afternoon, evidencing winter in the West and summertime in the East . Image: weatherbell analytics From a late season snowstorm in Colorado and Wyoming to a Great Plains tornado outbreak and evidence heat in the East, Thursday is returning out the “extreme” in U.S. springtime weather. For weather nerds, it’s time to truly geek out and find the collide of breath multitudes and intense climate systems, but for anyone living in a zone of “moderate” to “high” risk of severe thunderstorms, including violent, long-lasting…

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Blizzard dumps 42 freaking inches of snow. RUFK?

Mariah Cunningham-Kanaus moved dwelling after digging her automobile out in in Portland, Maine on March 15, 2017. Image: AP/ REX/ Shutterstock The blizzard of 2017 may have embarrassed New York weather forecasters by becoming a much-hyped snowstorm into a dreaded chilly combination, but elsewhere, it lived up to its full potential and then some. The storm dropped at least 20 inches of snow in 8 nations, with a maximum snowfall of 42 inches recorded in West Winfield, New York, which is about 80 miles west of Albany. SEE ALSO: Sleet…

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New Yorkers demand to know what happened to the blizzard they were promised

This doesn’t look like an all-out blizzard, does it? New York City read on March 14, 2017. Image: SZENES/ EPA/ REX/ Shutterstock The blizzard of 2017, a.k.a. “Stella” according to The Weather Channel, was never a sure bet for New York City and Philadelphia. However, up until Monday evening, the odds favored a reporting period near white-out situations on Tuesday morning, shaping trip impossible for one of the most highly populated and economically productive corridors in the country. Yet millions of lives woke up to find transportation networks shut down…

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Settle in: Paralyzing March blizzard set to slam Philly, New York and Boston

Computer example projection of the snowstorm on March 14, 2017. Image: http :// earth.nullschool.net So much for February’s spring-like temperatures. A potent snowstorm is meeting persuasivenes in the Midwest and Southeast, destined to blend into one major hurricane that will roar across the highly populated Washington to Boston corridor on Monday through early Wednesday. The storm, unofficially named “Stella” by The Weather Channel, may drop a paw or more of snow on as numerous as 100 million people. SEE ALSO: So it looks like Winter’s cooking one final offense for…

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You’re not going to like this snowfall forecast from Philly to Boston

Computer framework jutting presenting a deep trough, or dip, in the atmospheric flowing over the Eastern coast . Image: weatherbell analytics After basking in 70 -degree temperatures in February, residents of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast are in for one heck of a rude awakening early this coming week, as a powerful tornado takes shape off the East Coast. While there is still substantial misgiving in the details a little over 2 day in advance, it’s clear that areas from Philadelphia to Boston stand a decent luck of get walloped with…

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Ferocious New York blizzard will be over sooner than you think

A person saunters across a street as snow falls in Brooklyn, New York, on Feb. 9, 2017. Image: GOMBERT/ EPA/ REX/ Shutterstock New Yorkers woke up to near-blizzard healths as wind-driven snowfall reduced visibility, constituted streets practically impassible and morning travels a challenge at best. By the evening travel, nonetheless, it’s likely that the storm is likely to be winding down, if not entirely over, from the city to stages west and north of town. Even in the Boston area, where the storm is initiate subsequently, snowfall is likely to…

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Polar vortex crosses Canadian border, will send U.S. temperatures into a nosedive

Image: Markell DeLoatch/ Public Opinion via AP A pinwheeling area of the polar vortex is clearing custom-mades at the Canadian border, heading for the north Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. For millions, this may be the coldest December weather in at the least a decade. On Thursday, temperatures may not rise above the low-pitched single toes Fahrenheit in Chicago, with any breezes making for dangerous wind chill temperatures. SEE ALSO: Polar vortex about to blast U.S. with coldest breath of the season By Thursday and Friday, the ultra-cold breath…

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Polar vortex to cause tens of millions to shiver from the Dakotas to New York

Computer example projection of temperature anomalies in the lower atmosphere this weekend . Image: weatherbell analytics You know it’s going to be cold when the National Weather Service hoists gale coldness advisories and messages from North Dakota to Maine. These expanses are accustomed to cold, but even so, the prediction of dangerous states with breeze shiverings of at the least minus-3 0 degrees Fahrenheit, and possibly as low-grade as minus-4 5 degrees is impressive. The worst of round one of the cold is smacking the Grassland and Midwest on Wednesday…

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A weather geek’s guide to the polar vortex

Reese Orr( far left ), Macy Rea Orr and Eleanore Lawton, march to institution in Milwaukee on Dec. 13, 2016. Image: Mike De Sisti/ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/ ap Much of the U.S. is in the deep freeze as of Dec. 15, with air shiverings near or well below zero from the Grasslands to Washington , D.C. Power pipelines gate-crashed to the field Wednesday night in Portland, Oregon, due to the load of snowfall and ice. In Minnesota, the statewide average temperature as of 9 a. m. local time was a…

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North Carolina flooding proves we need a new hurricane rating system

Anthony Writebol, left, and his cousin, Melissa Hill paddle past a stranded tractor trailer on Hwy 211 in Lumberton, N.C ., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. With North Carolina reeling from more than 17 inches of rainfall from Hurricane Matthew, it’s time to face the fact that the course we set hurricanes and communicate their likely blows is gravely flawed. We need a new hurricane ferocity metric that more precisely indicates a storm’s potential to cause death and extermination well inland, rather than the Saffir-Simpson Wind Intensity Scale, which focuses on…

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