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March's greatest wintry periods

27 Feb 2013
This is the best we can see in March for a ten day period...some of these years had a great third week of March...1960 was the best of the lot...19...
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Grade the winter of 2014-15

30 Mar 2015
With the risk of a wintry relapse rapidly dwindling, I think it's fair to say that most of us have just about finalized our snowfall records and be...
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Met Spring Banter Thread

2 Mar 2015
Because well....it's after March 1st and this weather pattern has to end at some point. :sun: Remember to move your clocks forward an hour next Su...
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Latest Blog Entries

The Siberian snow theory

5 Mar 2015 10:37 AM | bkviking in General Analyses & Forecasts

Dr Cohen's first response to how his theory of Siberian snow cover to predict US & European winters worked out. We did end up with significant blocking - just not where he stated it would be. http://www.bloomberg...ect-this-winter

Western Winter Storm

29 Dec 2014 09:09 AM | Srain in General Analyses & Forecasts

The much talked about Arctic front is advancing South and West with an Omega Pacific Coast blocking regime and a cold upper trough diving S into the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys with its near 1060mb High pressure cell over Montana/Wyoming and the...

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The OPI Index

1 Oct 2014 10:54 AM | Riccardo in Winter Analysis

The monitoring page of the “October pattern index” (OPI) is presented. The OPI index represents a analytic synthesis of the October hemispheric pattern at 500 hPa, and shows from previous studies quite a high correlation (r ≈ 0.9) with the winter mean...

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TS Odile

17 Sep 2014 10:27 AM | LocoAko in General Analyses & Forecasts

Just figured I'd get a main thread going for the potential impacts of the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile on the Southern Plains to organize the discussion. So far, the Euro has backed off of its prolific rainfall totals (up to 17" SW of OKC) that it...

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Hawaiian Threats

4 Aug 2014 04:59 PM | Srain in Tropical Analysis

An interesting and potentially historic week ahead, tropically speaking for Hawaii. The last 12 suite of operational Global guidance suggest a rather strong TS Iselle will make its approach late Thursday into Friday from an Easterly direction. While th...

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