Advertisement

You are browsing the archive for 2016 March 08.

8 March 2016

This Winter Was The Warmest On Record Nationwide

From NOAA NCEI: The December–February average temperature for the contiguous U.S. was 36.8°F, 4.6°F above the 20th century average, surpassing the previous record of 36.5°F set in 1999/2000. The exceptionally warm December boosted the contiguous U.S. winter temperature. The February temperature for the contiguous U.S. was 39.5°F, 5.7°F above the 20th century average, ranking as the seventh warmest on record and warmest since 2000. Preliminary indications are that globally, February …

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


Major Flood Event Underway From Texas to Missouri

A major flood threat is underway in Texas, and in the Miss. Valley tonight, and it will continue through the next 3 days or longer. Severe storms are also possible, but rain amounts of over 10 inches are possible, as an intense El Nino induced storm stalls over the area. This is the same storm that brought rain and snow to California late Sunday and Monday. This storm is moving slowly, …

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>


South Central U.S. Is About to Get Very Wet and Quite Stormy

There is also likely to be a strong low level jet of deep tropical moisture, and model guidance is indicating the potential for 3 day rain totals of over 7 or 8 inches in some areas. The wind shear is also likely to be favorable for intense thunderstorms as far north as Missouri with tornadic storms also possible, due to increased low-level wind shear. All in all, it looks like …

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>