Jul 26

Heavy snowfall isolates more than 700 people in Lonquimay, Chile (Ice Age Now, July 24, 2015):

23 July 2015 – In some places the snow has reached up to 50 centimeters (20 inches).

The most affected sectors are Marimenuco, Icalma, Tunquén, Pichipehuenco and Troyo.

http://www.cooperativa.cl/noticias/pais/tiempo/mas-de-700-personas-estan-aisladas-en-lonquimay-por-acumulacion-de-nieve/2015-07-23/225141.html

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Jul 19

Snowfall in Hawaii – In mid-July (Ice Age Now, July 18, 2015):

An overnight storm dropped 1½ to 2 inches of snow on the summit of Hawaii’s tallest peak in July.
Cameras at the summit of 13,800-foot Mauna Kea showed some snow still on the ground midday Friday.

National Weather Service meteorologist Maureen Ballard says snow can fall on the summit any time of year, though there’s a greater chance in the winter.

Ballard says temperatures at the summit were about freezing overnight. Continue reading »

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Jul 19

–  South Africa – Mountain passes on two national roads closed indefinitely due to snow (Ice Age Now, July 18, 2015):

17 Jul, 2015 – The Lootsberg Pass between Middelburg and Graaff Reinet, forming part of the N9, as well as the Penhoek Pass between Aliwal North and Queenstown, forming part of the N6, have been closed indefinitely due to the heavy snowfall.

The Barkly Pass on the R58 between Barkly East and Elliot and the Boesmanshoek Pass between Steynsburg and Elliot have also been closed.

Here are some pictures sent into Snow Report on their Facebook Page of the snow. Continue reading »

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Jul 19

Queensland, Australia – Biggest snowstorm in 31 years (Ice Age Now, July 17, 2015):

Record-breaking cold and possibly record-breaking snow.

Major cities in the land Down Under are used to average winter temperatures of around 10 degrees Celsius (50 F). Aussies often run around in flip flops at this time of year. But on Friday, temperatures dropped to zero and sub-zero degrees across multiple states.

A record breaking low of minus 6.9 degrees was recorded overnight in Mount Hotham and Falls Creek, Victoria.

And along with the cold came the snow. Continue reading »

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Jul 12

Australia – Coldest and snowiest in 15 years (Ice Age Now, July 11, 2015):

Major cold front now sweeping Australia.

New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria residents are bracing for damaging winds expected to reach blizzard intensity in the Snowy Mountains over the weekend as the country experiences some of its coldest conditions in 15 years. Continue reading »

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Jul 09

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Mid-summer snow in California (Ice Age Now, July 9, 2015)

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Jul 08

 – Heavy  snowfall in Vorkuta, Russia – In July! – Video (Ice Age Now, July 7, 2015):

“Meteorologists report that is very unusual,” says Juan José Cipriano in Spain. “There are so many videos (issued on this fifth of july).”

http://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=2637570&cid=8

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Jul 08

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July Snowfall in California (Ice Age Now, July 7, 2015):

This weekend’s storm brought a fresh dumping of snow to the Sierra Nevada.

In the above photo, Yosemite’s legendary Half Dome is coated with powder. (Credit: Yosemite Conservancy/NWS) Continue reading »

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Jun 28

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Huge snow pile a sign of New Brunswick’s bad winter (Ice Age Now, June 27, 2015):

27 June 2015 – Remember that awful winter that hit New Brunswick? Well, some of that snow hasn’t disappeared yet.

In Saint John, the remnants of some of the 20,000 truckloads of snow haven’t fully melted, as evidenced by the pile located at Long Wharf along the city’s harbor, just one of the many snow dumps used by the city. Continue reading »

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Jun 22

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May 30

Record Snowfall in Many Parts of New Zealand (Ice Age Now, May 29, 2015):

A massive storm far off the coast of New Zealand has left behind bitter cold weather in the country.

On Tuesday morning, Blenheim in Marlborough dropped to -5.1 degrees and central Wellington to -1.7 degrees, according to MetService meteorologist Nick Zachar. The cold air dumped snow in several places including the hills around Wellington and reached as far North as Hawke’s Bay. Continue reading »

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Mar 16

Videos – World Record Snowfall in Capracotta, Italy (Ice Age Now, March 12, 2015):

9 Mar 2015 – This is not in Antarctica! This is in the Mediterranean! – Two short videos.



The following video is entitled “Mini Ice Age 2015-2035 | World Snow Record 8+ Feet/18 Hours Southern Italy.”



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Feb 28

Denver breaks 103-year-old snowfall record (Ice Age Now, Feb 27, 2015):

Most snowfall ever for the month of February. Not just for the day, but for the entire month. More cold and snow are  on the way


Last night’s snowfall led to a record for the month of February with 22.2 inches, breaking the previous record set 103 years ago.

The National Weather Service announced that the new mark surpassed the previous record of 22.1 inches set in February of 1912. Continue reading »

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Feb 21

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Ferries frozen out as eastern U.S. braces for more bitter cold:

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Feb 19

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Full article and photos here:

Stunning Images Of The “Siberian Express” FreezeNado (ZeroHedge, Feb 19, 2015):

More than 100 million Americans are set to be impacted by the arctic blast known as the “Siberian Express” as record (low) temperatures are being broken across the eastern third of the nation. NBC News reports, Chicago is experiencing its coldest February since 1875 with roads in an “ice skating rink-like condition.” From ice geysers to snow-golf and frozen falls, we can only imagine the breath-taking impact this ‘polar-vortex’-esque weather will have on US GDP…

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Feb 17

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New England digging out from fourth winter storm in a month – Video:

Another foot of snow on top of 6 feet already. “The Blizzard of 78 was a piece of cake compared to this,” says Peg.

Snow and severe cold for eastern Canada

Bitter cold grips most of US – Incredible video :

Some of the coldest temperatures in decades in New York – Boston has warmed up to 3 degrees (-16 C).

Heavy snowfall brings death and destruction to animals in Spain

Heavy snowfall causes road closures in Mexico

–  Boston monthly snowfall record smashed:

This is already the 3rd snowiest winter on record in Boston.

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Jan 25

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Britain on RED alert as ‘displaced Polar vortex’ to unleash weather hell next week (Express, Jan 25, 2015):

Panicked forecasters raised the alert in the past hour after spotting the freak system on the weather models.

Rare in the UK it is identical to the phenomenon which triggered crippling whiteouts and ice storms in the United States.

Sparked by the frenzied and volatile behaviour of the jet stream it threatens to bring the fury of the North Pole tearing across the country NEXT WEEK.

Forecasters say temperatures will plunge to below -15C (5F) while feet-deep snow drifts on a par with the worst winters in history are likely.

The whole of the UK will be scourged by screaming Arctic gales and blizzards right through the first half of February. Continue reading »

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Jan 25

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“Historic” Blizzard To Slam Northeast On Monday Night: Over A Foot Of Snow Expected In New York City (ZeroHedge, Jan 25, 2015):

“CHILLY AND BLUSTERY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY. A MAJOR AND POTENTIALLY HISTORIC WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY NIGHT…TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING. DRIER WEATHER FOLLOWS WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY…BUT WILL HAVE TO WATCH FOR ANOTHER CHANCE OF SNOW BY THE END OF THE WORK WEEK.” – National Weather Service

 

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Jan 17

Record snowfall in western Norway – 2 to 3 meters (6 to 10 feet) (Ice Age Now, Jan 16, 2015):

Some buildings in Voss have collapsed under the weight and several municipal buildings are in danger of collapsing.

On Tuesday, civil defense authorities asked for assistance in shoveling massive amounts of snow from roofs on municipal buildings. Continue reading »

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Jan 17

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– UK weather: Snow warning for most of Britain as temperatures plummet to -6C (Independent, Jan 16, 2015):

Much of the UK could be blanketed in up to 15cm of snow over today and tomorrow as temperatures plummet far below freezing.

More warnings have been issued for severe cold weather and ice until Tuesday, with the elderly and anyone with underlying health conditions being urged to keep warm indoors.

Carrbridge, in the Scottish Highlands, is due to see temperatures of -6C over the next 24 hours as one of the coldest places in Britain.

Snow is on the way and temperatures could plummet to a teeth-chattering -15C (Daily Record, Jan 15, 2015):

WEATHER Channel UK meteorologist Liam Brown warned: “We should prepare for freezing temperatures and very icy conditions for the coming days, and probably much of next week too.

BLIZZARDS swept across the country yesterday – as Scots were warned that the worst of the wintry weather was yet to come.

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