Jun 17

More snow for California – in Mid-June:

WINTER storm watch . . . In mid-June.

An unseasonably cold weather system moves through NorCal mountain regions Wednesday night Continue reading »

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Jun 17

Argentina – First snow in Misiones in 48 years:

15 June  2016 – The Province of Misiones characterized by its subtropical climate.

Misiones suffered heavy snow in some places and sleet falling in almost the entire length of the province.

On August 20, 1965 was the last time the National Weather Service reported snow in Misiones. Continue reading »

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Jun 17

Snowing in Hawaii June 14:

“Undoubtedly the hottest year Eveh!” says reader Ronald Baker.

A dusting of snow was reported early Tuesday morning on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, the National Weather Service said.

Mauna Kea, a volcano on the Big Island,  rises to an elevation of 13,770 feet. Continue reading »

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Jun 17

Mt Washington, NH – One of snowiest Junes on record:

The mountain has received 5.5 inches of snow so far in June, said Chris Legrow, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service station in Portland, Maine.

This makes it the sixth snowiest June on record. The June record of 8.1 inches was set in 1959.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/06/13/mount-washington-snow-still-falling/Qu7pKTQnz1uletzgLegJdN/story.html

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Jun 12

Nature continues to mock Ukrainians – In June it snows:

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Jun 11

South American Ski Resorts Digging Out From Close to 10 Feet of Snow:

6 June 2016 – Many photos from monster storm.
Ski resorts opening 5 weeks earlier than last year.

http://www.tetongravity.com/story/ski/south-american-ski-resort-digging-out-from-up-to-10-feet-of-snow.-photo-tou

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Jun 09

Misiones, Argentina – One of the coldest autumns in 30 years:

Global warming news from Argentina, homeland of Bernie Sander’s friend Pope Francis.

June 8, 2016 – Marcelo Kusic of Weather Station San Vicente told MisionesCuatro that slush for different municipalities in the coming days is expected.

“During this month we will have minimum below seven degrees. Is one of the coldest autumn in 30 years, “Kusik said.

According to him, the cold is here to stay. Continue reading »

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Jun 09

Snow in Alaska:

Winter – WINTER – storm watch. On June 9.

Not sure how unusual this is, but it sure doesn’t look like global warming.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK… JUN 9 2016

NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE- INCLUDING… ANAKTUVUK PASS… ATIGUN PASS… GALBRAITH LAKE… SAGWON…FRANKLIN BLUFFS

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING… Continue reading »

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Jun 09

Snow Strikes China’s Northernmost Province – Video:

Analysts say it is unusual to see snow at this time of year.

1 Jun 2016 – Snow fell in the city of Mudanjiang of China’s northernmost province of Heilongjiang Tuesday morning at the beginning of summer.

The snow lasted for about five hours and accumulated to about 10 centimeters in some areas.

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Jun 09

Snow in Lapland:

Video – Rare June snow covered summer lawns and flower beds.

9 June 2016 – The Finnish Meteorological Institute official findings snowfall at Inari Saariselkä the amount of snow was 8 centimeters and at Rovaniemi airport five centimeters, says YLE meteorologist Matti Huutonen. Continue reading »

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Jun 09

June snowfall forecast for New York and Vermont:

Would be just the fourth time since 1954 that Vermont’s Mount Mansfield has had a measurable amount of snow in June.

In the village of Lake Placid, New York, outdoor stores are stocked with gear for swimming, canoeing and cycling. But the forecast calls for snow in nearby mountains.

Snow. In June. Continue reading »

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Jun 05

More than 10,000 people isolated by snow:

Worst snowfall in 30 years – up to 4½ meters (14 ft) in the mountains.

4 June 2016 – According to Government Secretary of the Department of Las Heras, Raul Villafane, the area involved is from Uspallata to the tunnel mouth, where more than 10 thousand people are affected.

Uspallata, Polvaredas, Punta de Vacas, Mundo Perdido (Lost World), Penitentes, Puente del Inca and Las Cuevas, are all towns that under the snow.

The nívea (snow) accumulation ranges from 35 cm to 4½ meters in Las Cuevas, said Villafane. It has been 30 years since it snowed so much. Continue reading »

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May 21

Massive snowstorm pounds parts of northwest China – Video

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May 21

More snow headed for Oregon and northern Sierra’s:

Winter – WINTER! –  weather advisory.  Up to 15 inches (38 cm) of snow and unseasonably cold

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May 10

Yet more snow for Montana:

WINTER storm warning 5 to 10 inches of new snow

NATIONAL WEATHER SVC GREAT FALLS MT… MAY 9 2016 Continue reading »

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May 08

More snow today for south-central Wyoming:

Snow accumulations 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm) … Heaviest above 10,000 ft

Continue reading »

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Apr 29

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April snow brings weather chaos to Austria

Irish Airport covered in blanket of snow – Video

Scottish ski resort extends season into May

Advancing snow and cold in South America

Snowing in Slovenia – Videos

1 to 2 feet of snow for Colorado Rockies

Heavy snowfall in Argentina – Roads impassable

Brazil – Historic cold wave on the way! Continue reading »

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Apr 26

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Snow falls in April in unusual British event:

LONDON — Snow fell in Britain on Tuesday, an unusual event that provoked surprise and excitement among some locals.

A brief flurry of snowflakes landed in London and other parts of southern England in the afternoon, accompanied by dark skies and thunder. The temperature in the capital was 45 F on Tuesday afternoon. There has been heavy snow in parts of Scotland, where the CairnGorm Mountain ski resort said it had enough of the white stuff to stay open until May 2, the BBC reported.

“Snow this late in April is unusual,” said AccuWeather Meteorologist Tyler Roys. “Much of the accumulating snow will be across the mountainous terrain of Scotland and northern England.” Continue reading »

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Apr 25

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Apr 09

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Hard freeze expected this weekend

Heavy April Snow Blankets the Great Lakes and Northeast; Over 6 Inches Already For Some in Michigan

Spring has unsprung with up to 3 inches of snow forecast through Saturday evening

CHICAGO WEATHER: SPRING TO REMAIN ON BREAK OVER WEEKEND

Nearly 8 inches of snow covers Toledo Continue reading »

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Apr 04

Snowfall in the Caribbean islands – In the spring:

“This has never happened before in recorded history,” says reader Ronald Baker. “Snow in the Caribbean islands in the spring.  Wait until La Ninã kicks in this fall.”

1 Apr 2016 – “No, it is not an April Fools Day joke, snowflakes actually fell in the neighbouring French island of Guadeloupe.” Continue reading »

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Mar 05

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Record snowfall in Moscow – Traffic jams 3,400 km long:

That’s 2,112 miles. That’s more than the distance from Moscow to Rome.

Moscow received 20 cm (8 inches) of snow overnight, which, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center, is the heaviest snowfall for this particular day since 1966.

The blizzard dumped more than half of the average monthly snowfall on the Russian capital from late Tuesday to early Wednesday. Continue reading »

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Feb 27

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Potential blizzard for parts of the Plains and Upper Midwest:

Expected to hit during the middle of next week.

Blizzard conditions force Chicago drivers to abandon cars – Video:

More than a foot (30 cm) of snow in some areas

Indiana county under state of emergency after major snowstorm:

LaPorte County placed under state of emergency due to heavy snowfall, downed power lines.

Record snowfall in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

Some areas received nearly a foot (30 cm) of snow.  

‘Great snow accumulation’ in Iceland:

3rd year in a row

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Feb 23

60% of Lake Erie Freezes in Two Days – Video

Snow and cold in Canada shatters records back to the 1800s

Record one-day-snow total of 51.3 cm in Ottawa, Canada as well as hundreds – hundreds! – of cold records and snow records shattered in North America.

Lake Erie magically 60% frozen in a single weekend.

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Feb 07

Iceland Monitor – “We’re totally snowed in”:

“I am tall but the snow reached up to my waist.”

5 Feb 2016 – All schools are closed in Patreksfjörður in the West Fjords due to heavy snowfall last night. An avalanche alert is still on in the small town. “We’re totally snowed in,” says director of the town council Ásthildur Sturludóttir. “I am tall but the snow reached up to my waist.” Continue reading »

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Jan 31

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Cold kills almost 2,000 cattle in northern Vietnam:

Biting cold has brought snow to many places, including some that have never had it before.

Iran – 7,450 people injured due to snow:

The vice president of  the Red Crescent society said that of the 9,515 injured in the country during the last week, 7,450 of the injuries were related to snow.

This included 283 road accidents due to snow and blizzard.

Mexico declares emergency in 23 states due to severe cold:

Applies to 446 municipalities

Cold brings rare snowfalls to tropical Laos:

Snow has been reported across forested upland areas in northern Laos as extreme cold persists across much of Indochinese Peninsula,

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Jan 28

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Al Gore Countdown – Are you fried yet?:


Philippines – More cold on the way:

Baguio plunges to new 10.8°C low 

Turkey looks like Siberia – Single-story houses completely buried under the snow:

In the Bitlis area, single-story houses are completely buried under the snow, and life has come to a standstill.

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Fishing boats trapped in ice in China – Incredible photos:

Fishing boats trapped in sea ice in a port at Xikou Village in Yantai City, East China’s Shandong province.

Vietnam – Worst cold in history of Nghe An Province:

An 80-year-old man in a mountainous area in Nghe An failed to survive the worst cold in history earlier this week, officials said Tuesday. Continue reading »

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Jan 26

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Pakistan – Biting cold brings life to halt:

Punjab authorities have closed down schools from Jan 26 to 31 because of biting cold, a private TV channel reported.

Bangladesh – At least 286 children hospitalized with cold-related diseases in 24 hours:

Life is almost paralysed by the biting cold in nine upazilas of the district. The poor are burning hay and fallen leaves to keep them warm.

Thailand – More deaths reported from cold weather:

Nine deaths believed to stem from hypothermia reported in Bueng Kan, Nakhon Phanom, Tak, Rayong and Udon Thani provinces.

Record snowfall in South Korea:

Along with severe cold

Taiwan – Hundreds of people trapped by snow:

In addition, the accompanying low temperatures have caused disasters for farmers across the nation.

Parts of Vietnam see first snow EVER:

Buffaloes have recently died due to the extremely cold weather.

First Snow in Guangzhou, China in 88 Years

Guangzhou residents were excited Sunday to observe snow falling in their subtropical city for the first time in 88 years. 

Thailand – Two die as cold bites Central region:

Schools light bonfires, army readies help

Laos – Extreme cold in Northern Lao provinces:

People and livestock in upland areas of northeastern Laos are struggling with the freezing cold.

First snow EVER on Okinawa – VIDEO:

Okinawa’s main island in southwestern Japan gets its first measurable snowfall in history.

In the south, sleet fell on Amami Oshima Island for the first time since 1901. Residents there usually enjoy temperatures of around 17 degrees Celsius this time of year.

Record snowfall in Japan: Continue reading »

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Jan 25

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A farmer in Lao Cai Province in his vegetable garden which has been covered in snow January 24

Farmers less enamoured of snow than tourists in Sa Pa:

 “To people here, it means fighting the deadly cold.”

Farmers in Sa Pa District, where the temperature dropped to minus 4.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday afternoon, said snow is falling at “a sensitive” time.

Many hope to sell vegetables grown on hundreds of hectares and chickens and buffaloes for Tet, the country’s most important festival, which comes in two weeks’ time.

But according to official statistics, snow has caused losses of more than VND2.3 billion ($103,500) to the district’s farmers after affecting more than 170 hectares of vegetable fields and killing five calves.

Dinh Viet Phuong, a vegetable farmer, estimated his loss at at least VND50 million (US2,250) since his vegetable garden is buried under snow and has little chance of survival.

“We’ve lost Tet.”

The cold snap in northern Vietnam is considered the worst in decades, bringing snow even to Ba Vi mountain near Hanoi, which is a mere 1,281 meters (4,200 feet) tall.

Hanoi shivering with coldest spell in nearly four decades:

The capital city of Vietnam has experienced the most frigid weather after almost 40 years, way lower than expected, local meteorologists said. Continue reading »

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Jan 23

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“Snowzilla” Slams 85 Million Americans: Photos From The Snow-Covered East Coast

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