Whiplash: Polar Express Barrels into Eastern North America, Northwest Eerily Warm

http://climatecrocks.com/2015/02/19/whiplash-polar-express-barrels-into-eastern-north-america-northwest-eerily-warm/

February 19, 2015

Weather in eastern North America can fairly be described as “Polar”. Minus 10°F right now as I’m posting this thing in the upper midwest.
Meanwhile, see above, the jet stream is, like last year, kicking warmer air high into the arctic.
Weather in eastern North America can fairly be described as “Polar”. Minus 10°F right now as I’m posting this thing in the upper midwest.
Meanwhile, see above, the jet stream is, like last year, kicking warmer air high into the arctic.

Andrew Freeman in Mashable:

The U.S. is experiencing one of the most unusual winters in years, with a pronounced and enduring bubble of warm, high pressure over the West, and blast after blast of frigid Arctic air and heavy snow in the eastern two-thirds of the country. The warmth is breaking all-time records, while the cold is rivaling some of the coldest weather in more than two decades.

In fact, the Arctic outbreaks outrank 2014’s polar vortex cold waves in terms of severity and duration.

…(read more).

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