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Arctic Blast to Bring Dangerously Cold Wind Chills to Maine

WMTV-TV reports that subzero temperatures with wind chill factors of -40°F to -30°F are likely to start early this weekend: A "polar punch" of air arrives Friday and will last...

Icy Conditions Snarling Travel Across a Large Swath of the United States

Frigid weather and icy roads have caused hundreds of accidents across the United States, from Colorado to south Texas, and Arkansas through Tennessee, reports AccuWeather. The same winter storm...

Roofs and Buildings Collapse Across Maine Under the Weight of Accumulated Snow

In the wake of back to back to back winter weather events, each dropping heavy, wet, snow, news reports indicate numerous buildings across the state are having their roofs...

Large Winter Storm Front Drops Snow and Ice Across Much of the U.S.

The National Weather Service (NWS) warned of the impacts of a large, strong winter storm forecast to bring well below average temperatures and deliver heavy snow and ice across...

Extreme Cold Settles in Over Manitoba, Events and People Affected

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued cold weather warnings for a number of communities in Manitoba over the weekend. ECCC is warning residents of Winnipeg and the surrounding...

Peter Sinks, Utah Recorded Coldest Temperature in the US

KSL-TV in Salt Lake City reports, “ blast of arctic air brought sub-zero temperatures to parts of northern Utah, with Peter Sinks being named the coldest place in the...

Forecast for Reno and Lake Tahoe: Coldest Temperatures in Years

Unseasonably cold weather is expected in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range along with much of Western Nevada Monday through Wednesday. The San Francisco Chronicle, via their website, SF Gate, reports: Dangerously...

All Weather Stations in Korea Record Below-Freezing Temperatures

CWR recently mentioned a new all-time record low in China; other parts of Asia are also suffering under abnormally cold temperatures. Electroverse reports: Arctic air intensified across the Korean Peninsula Tuesday...

‘Warm Lake’ Freezes in Kyrgyzstan

On January 14, Kyrgyzstan’s “lake which never freezes,” froze, reports Reuters. The lake’s name, Issyk-Kul, means “warm lake” in Kyrgyz, a name given the lake because it never freezes due...

Iceland Experiences Coldest December in Nearly 50 Years

In 2022, Iceland experienced its coldest December since 1973, nearly half a century ago, reports Iceland Monitor. Iceland’s average temperature for the month was -4.0℃ (24.8℉). Well below normal temperatures...

China Experiences Its Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded

CNN Reports: Temperatures in China’s northernmost city of Jingtao plunged to minus 53°C (minus 63.4 degrees Fahrenheit) – the coldest ever recorded in that country, the Chinese Meteorological Agency said...

Weather in Tri-State Area Prompts Snow Emergency Warnings

WCPO 9 in Cincinnati reports that back to back cold fronts accompanied by heavy snow have prompted counties in the tri-state area of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana to issue...

Extremely Cold Temperatures Kill Nearly 80 People in Afghanistan

CNN reports that temperatures plunged to 18℉ below zero across much of Afghanistan, remaining exceedingly cold for nine straight days. At least 78 people have died in freezing conditions in...

Schools and Offices in Colorado Close Due to Big Winter Storm

The Coloradan reported that the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a “Winter Storm Warning” for Colorado for January 17 and 18, in anticipation of heavy snow and high winds...

Two Winter Storms Batter Maine In Less Than a Week

Separate winter storms bearing snow and ice, creating travel hazards and threats of power outages, struck Maine as the work week began on January 17 and ended on January...

Heavy Snow Falls in Arizona, Flagstaff Especially Affected

Arizona’s Department of Transportation (ADOT) warned drivers to stay off the roads if they could as an intense winter storm, accompanied by ice and heavy snow, made its way...

Arctic Blast Brings Lowest Temperatures in Decades to Siberia

AccuWeather reports that as 2023 begins Siberia is experiencing the coldest temperatures that is has seen since 2002, setting several local records. “The coldest air on Earth plunged into Siberia...

Heavy Snow in North Carolina Prompts Winter Storm Warnings

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued Winter Weather Warnings and Wind Advisories for mountainous regions of North Carolina on January 13 and 14, reported the Charlotte Observer. “Snowfalls greater than...

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort Closes Due to Too Much Snow

The website outherecolorado.com reports, “…California's Mammoth Mountain reporting 441 inches at their summit thus far this season. This follows a storm that delivered between six and seven-and-a-half feet at...

Sao Paulo Starts 2023 Off Relatively Chilly

The heart of Sao Paulo, Brazil’s summer is off to a chilly start, as Electroverse reports that the average temperature for January thus far has been far below the...

Sydney Setting New Records for Extended Below Average Temperatures

ABC News, Australia reports, “Sydney has longest spell of days below 30℃ in 140 years.” Although Sydney has warmed up a bit, more resembling summer, since a pre-Christmas cold spell,...

Salt Lake City’s Snow Laden December Followed Up with More Snow to Start 2023

ABC 4 in Salt Lake City, Utah reports two “troughs that will bring ample moisture to the Beehive State,” are headed to Salt Lake City and the areas surrounding...

Heavy Sustained Snow Creates “Travel Chaos” Across Norway

Heavy snow had public officials in Oslo, Norway requesting commuters stay home for several days during the first week of 2023. The Local, Norway’s English language news, reports commuters were...

California Mountain Snowpack Highest in 40 years, More to Come

With more snow expected this season, the snowpack in California’s mountains is 179 percent above its historical average going into the heart of winter, according to Electroverse. And snow in...

“Huge January Snowstorm” Sets Daily Snowfall Record in Minneapolis-St. Paul

“ fourth-largest snowstorm on record in the month of January and the largest since 1982,” according to Fox 9 News, dropped more than 15 inches of snow in some...