polar vortex

NOAA Updates Extreme Weather Forecasting Ability

NOAA Updates Extreme Weather Forecasting Ability

Long-lasting droughts, unprecedented rainfalls and sudden cold snaps are becoming a reality for people across the country, but accurate forecasting models to predict when the next extreme weather event might hit lags behind, AP News reported. In response, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Monday announced an upgrade to its Global Forecast System, […]

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    Polar Vortex: Everything You Need to Know

    Polar Vortex: Everything You Need to Know

    By Hannah Fuchs Let’s not waste time. You will need: warm clothes, plenty of firewood and enough supplies (flour, yeast, toilet paper — the usual) to not have to leave the house for the next week or two. No, just kidding. For pandemic control, it would be helpful if we all stayed home, but as […]

    ‘INSANE!’: Even Weather Experts Can’t Believe How Cold It Is

    ‘INSANE!’: Even Weather Experts Can’t Believe How Cold It Is

    During bouts of extreme weather, we always turn to our beloved meteorologists to analyze, forecast and report these events. So you know it’s really cold outside when trusted weather experts, like Minneapolis’s Chris Shaffer of WCCO-TV, dedicate The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” to Mother Nature amid temperatures that feel like the negative 30s, 40s […]