Tag: Cold

January Outlook

December 23, 2018 0 Comments
January Outlook

  It appears December is going to go down in the climate books as quite a bit warmer than normal across our region. However January may take a different twist. Temperature Outlook The Climate Prediction Center’s 30-day outlook is calling for equal chances of above, below, or normal temperatures in Wisconsin (basically near normal).  Meanwhile […]

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A fairly seasonal January is in the books.

February 1, 2018 0 Comments
A fairly seasonal January is in the books.

What started off as a bitterly cold month ended up relatively mild, with a few “January thaws”. Once we got through the first six days of the month, where temperatures didn’t climb out of the single digits and low teens, highs were generally in the 20s and 30s with 11 days above freezing.  Although temperatures […]

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January 2017 Recap

February 3, 2017 0 Comments
January 2017 Recap

January was a tale of two halves, with the first half being very cold and snowy, and the second half full of clouds and warmer temperatures. Within the first few days of the year an arctic cold front moved through, bringing us our first real cold snap of the winter season. From the 4th through […]

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March 2014 Review

April 1, 2014 0 Comments
March 2014 Review

Time to look back on another cold month. It seems we have been saying that quite a lot lately. March of 2014 will go down in the record books as one of the top ten coldest, but it will not go in the record books for snowfall. March of 2014 was closer to making the […]

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Did you hear a “frost quake”?

February 12, 2011 0 Comments
Did you hear a “frost quake”?

I saw an article about “frost quakes” so I thought I’d do a little blog about that tonight.  We covered the pot holes angle this week which has a similar issue in the winter…the cold temps along with moisture getting into the pavement and causing cracks. So what is a frost quake?  Sometimes people may […]

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Alberta Clippers or Saskatchewan Screamers

January 23, 2011 0 Comments
Alberta Clippers or Saskatchewan Screamers

Some call them Alberta Clippers, some call them Saskatchewan Screamers but they usually mean one thing: cold and snow!  Lately we have been talking about clipper this and clipper that, this is what we call these” mini lows” that swing down from one particular part in Canada ( bet you can’t guess what province!) and usually […]

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Brutal and Black Bears

January 22, 2011 0 Comments
Brutal and Black Bears

There is no other way to say it.  It is plain cold.  This arctic air is covering 32 states and bringing bellow average temps of 20 to 30 degrees.  This morning lows reach -30 across the Midwest and tomorrow morning we will all be in the -10 to -20 range.  It is just plain brutal.  […]

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Grooming and Brrrrrrrr

January 8, 2011 0 Comments
Grooming and Brrrrrrrr

Alright so the groomer info is up on our website.  Here is the exclusive on what a groomer is and how it works! Here is the actual package that aired last night. Alight since we are already talking about snow, lets take a look at the next time we may actually see a nice dosing […]

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Cold January on Tap?

January 2, 2011 0 Comments
Cold January on Tap?

We already saw some very cold air to start of 2011 and it looks like January could fall into par with December with below average temps.  We have continued to be in a blocking pattern.  We have talked about it a few times and it seems the jet stream is going to be in a persistent […]

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Cold Start to 2011!

January 1, 2011 1 Comment
Cold Start to 2011!

Hello everyone! It has been a few days since I last wrote.  I was on vacation for Christmas and have been playing catch up the past few days.  When you go a few days it is always fun getting back into the swing of the routine.  I actually went home to Florida for a almost a […]

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