Extreme cold

Models suggest unusually significant cold outbreak in Europe

Both GFS and ECMWF models are suggesting Europe will be hit by two unusually significant cold outbreaks for this time of year starting next week. If this happens, below freezing temperatures would result in a lot of damage to agriculture and push the storm season ahead toward May. Over the next 10 days, two significant cold blasts are expected to ...

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Get ready, Europe: Significant cold outbreak expected

Current forecast models suggest a very cold air mass will descend from the Arctic down to the Mediterranean Sea over the next 10 days, reaching possibly as far south as northern Africa. If the models play out, central Europe, Balkan Peninsula, and Italy will see a temporary end of spring and experience a brief return of winter temperatures. Below or ...

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Europe in deep freeze, over 60 dead as new Arctic blast arrives

More than 60 people have died in Europe since the beginning of the month when cold Arctic airmass started descending south, toward the Mediterranean. The most vulnerable, and many of the victims, are homeless and migrants. The temperatures are expected to somewhat ease up over the next couple of days in parts of the region, but the weather is expected to further ...

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Little Rock breaks daily record low, Arkansas

Yet another daily record low temperature was set in the United States as deadly winter storm continues across much of the country. After record daily low temperatures in Boston on December 16, Denver on December 17, and on two locations in Southern California on December 18, Little Rock, Arkansas recorded a record low temperature of -11.1 °C (12 °F) early Monday ...

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Europe in the grip of Arctic outbreak, hurricane-force winds hit Adriatic coast

Cold Arctic air has reached and settled over the central Mediterranean, now causing bitterly cold temperatures across much of Europe. Hurricane-force winds are affecting the Adriatic coast for the second day in a row and producing intense sea-effect snowfall over the south-central Italy. As of late January 7, at least 23 people have lost their lives and the death toll ...

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