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Winter Storm to Bring Significant Snow to the Oregon Cascades

The National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon has issued a winter storm warning for 1PM Tuesday through Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches expected, with the highest...

Fifty-Six Year High for Northern Hemisphere November Snow Extent

Data from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/Rutgers University Snow Lab show the snow extent for the Northern Hemisphere is at a 56 year high for November. (See the...

Winter Comes to South Dakota, Delivering Heavy Snow to the Black Hills

While fall is off to a slow start in parts of South Dakota, with only a smattering of snow in many areas of the state, winter has definitely come...

Thanksgiving Weekend Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings Issued for Parts of West Texas and New Mexico

  CBS News reported that the National Weather Service (NWS) issued Blizzard Warnings for parts of Culbertson County in West Texas, centered near Pine Springs. Winter Storm Warnings were issued...

‘Lake Effect Snow’ Delivers a White Fall to Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Buffalo metropolitan area was not the only area in the United States to get covered with snow during the mid-November freeze; Grand Rapids, Michigan also saw heavy snow...

Pueblo Colorado Breaks Nearly 120 Year Cold Temperature Record

The Pueblo Cheiftan reports: Pueblo, CO reached temperatures on Friday that it hadn’t seen on that date in nearly 120 years. According to data from the National Weather Service's Pueblo office,...

Abnormally Cold Spring Continues to Set New Records in Antarctica

“Extreme cold records continue to tumble at the South Pole,” reports the Daily Sceptic. “Three recent days – November 16th, 17th, and 18th – have recorded a daily record...

Buffalo Area Hit the Worst by Snow, but Colder Than Average Temperatures Ruled Nationwide in Mid-November

The record breaking snowfall that hit western New York, especially the Buffalo region, made headlines across the country this past week, but Buffalo was not the only part of...

Oklahoma Fall Arctic Blast Drops Temperatures and Snow

Oklahoma City’s KOCO 5 posted a running blog as winter came early to the city on November 14, dropping daily high and low temperatures well below their November averages,...

Spring Has Yet to Appear in Antarctica, as Low for November Temperatures Records Were Recently Set

As seen in the Antarctic temperature map above, the joint Italian-French Antarctic station, Concordia, is reporting unusually cold temperatures being sustained during November, the heart of the continent’s spring. Citing...

“Freak” Spring Hailstorm Damages Chilean Crops

The online agricultural publication, Fresh Plaza, reports that a “freak” spring hailstorm has negatively impacted various fruit crops grown in Chile. “Damage to early fruit in Chile is estimated to...

Buffalo Bracing for Record Setting Snow

AccuWeather writes: A winter storm watch has been issued for parts of western New York ahead of a long-duration lake-effect snow event that could produce potentially record-setting amounts of 3...

North Dakota Blizzard Sets Snow Records and Closes Highways

AccuWeather reports the first blizzard of the 2022-2023 season caused accidents, forced road closures, and dumped record amounts of snow for November across North Dakota. “The first blizzard of the...

265 Million Americans to Experience Well Below Average Temperatures

Fox Weather reports: A prolonged stretch of cold weather will grip a majority of the nation this week, with temperatures tumbling between 10-20 degrees below average for this time of...

Extreme Cold and Early Heavy Snow Threatens Canadian Fruit Production

Fresh Plaza is warning early heavy snow and extremely cold temperatures is threatening fruit growers’ crops in Canada. “Recent cold temperatures and snow could put an early end to British...

‘Fierce Winter Storm’ Drives ‘Mass Exodus’ of Ducks from Canada

Ducks Unlimited is reporting that this year’s waterfowl migration is in full force, due freezing temperatures, heavy snow, and high winds, in Canada’s prairie region. “Frigid temperatures and snowfall are...

First Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings Issued for Upper Mid-Western United States

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued its first Winter Storm and Blizzard Warnings for parts of the upper mid-west this fall, warning people in in Montana, the Dakotas, and...

Satellite Imagery Reveals a Fresh Snowpack for Dry California

This morning, the GOES-18 satellite snapped a photo of the Sierra Nevada and its new snowpack deposited over the last few days from the first major winter storm of...

Major Snowfall in California-Nevada Sierra Nevada Mountains

As seen on the satellite image above, a major winter storm just went through California and Nevada, causing Interstate road closures and other issues yesterday. Today, the National Weather...

Sacramento National Weather Service Issues Statement for ‘Dangerous’ Travel Conditions Due to Snow and Cold

The Sacramento, CA office of the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a statement and graphic on their web page saying: "Dangerous mountain travel expected Today - Wednesday morning due...

‘Unseasonably’ Cold Weather Brings Spring Snow to Australia

Various Australian new outlets are reporting the continent is experiencing “unseasonably” cold temperatures this spring bringing snow and hail, unwelcome to many, but pleasing ski resort operators. Thanks to a...

Snow Warnings Issued Across British Columbia, Ski Resorts Cheering Early Snowfall

Heavy snow in British Columbia in early November is raising the hopes of ski resort operators in the province, while it has resulted in weather warnings in the province’s...

Early Fall Looking a Lot Like Winter in Western United States, Extended Heavy Snow Fall Expected

The Inertia, an online publication and podcast covering the outdoors, reports heavy snow has begun to fall over much of the Western United States and is not expected to...

Southern California Mountains See First Snow of the Season

The Los Angeles Times reports: Southern California mountains saw the first snowfall of the season Thursday morning, as a cold front lingered over the region, bringing chilly temperatures, winds and rain. Mountain...

Snow and Cold Hits Much of the Western U.S.

From various media and National Weather Service Reports: Snow fell across much of Idaho and western Montana on Wednesday, bringing slippery road conditions and low visibility. Additionally much of the...