– Siberian snow cover way ahead of schedule – Near record pace (Ice Age Now, Oct 18, 2014):
The difference is massive.
Compare snow mapping for October 2013 and October 2014 https://www.facebook.com/WxRisk/photos/p.761950707185523/761950707185523/?type=1
NSIDC Snow Cover showing Siberian Snow Extent 2004-2014
Quoting WxRisk, “not only is the SAI way ahead of schedule and at a near record pace BUT the SCE– snow cover extent– is also going Gang busters..”
Thanks to Caroline Snyder in West Virginia for these links
“And we know that Siberian Ice Extent influences the severity of North American winters,” says Caroline.