Yesterday, Nowhere In United States Reached 80F; Snowfall Records Tumble; EU To Extend ‘Energy Crisis Measure’ Through Next Winter
Yesterday, Nowhere In United States Reached 80F
Following Sunday’s myriad of cold records, the United States set a host more on Monday — largely confined to the southeast:
On March 20, zero stations in the Lower 48 reached 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27C), an incredibly rare feat for the time of year. The highest readings were the 79F (26.1F) logged at one station in Florida and four stations in California.
Looking ahead, additional rounds of plunging polar cold are on the cards as spring 2023, for many, refuses to sprung:
Snowfall Records Tumble
Along with the biting cold, America’s spring snow is also proving historic.
With a fresh dumping of 7.7 inches (19.6 cm), the Central Sierra Snow Lab at Donner Pass, CA has now received 677 inches (17 meters) of snow since this season, making it the second snowiest season since records began in 1946.
The resort is 135 inches shy of the all-time record held by 1951-52 year, but with yet more heavy spring snow in the forecast, I wouldn’t bet against this season pipping that top spot.
Winter alerts stretch through the Sierra Nevada and San Gabriel mountains through Wednesday for heavy snow and gusty winds. Winter storm watches, warnings and advisories are in place across Northern California, for the Sierra Nevada.
Totals will be sizable in the northern Sierra, but even southern California could see accumulations of 2+ feet.
EU To Extend ‘Energy Crisis Measure’ Through Next Winter
Central Europe got off lightly this winter season — it was generally mild and energy reserves held up well. Soaring prices also helped demand, curbing industrial and residential usage alike–as European’s simply couldn’t afford to heat their homes.
Saying that, this past winter was a cake walk — it could have been a lot worse, all things considered.
However, as the energy CEOs have long alluded to, it will be next winter (2023-24) that proves the real crisis point.
In line with this fear, the European Commission is planning to extend its emergency measures to curb gas usage for another 12-months, “to help Europe get through next winter with scarce Russian gas”.
The ask is that countries curb their gas demand by 15% from April 2023 to at least March 2024.
Such extreme measures are required if countries are to fill their gas storage to 90% of capacity by November, so says the Commission — a binding target EU countries agreed to last year in order to avert winter shortages.
The establishment continues to target the ‘greenist’ of energies (i.e. natural gas and nuclear). This demonstrates, at least to me, that the aim here is not to avoid hardship or ‘save the planet’, but rather to decimate the West’s living standards via an all-out attack on the availability of, or access to, cheap and reliable energy — the backbone of human prosperity. They want us desperate, powerless, hungry and cold, serfs bound until death by a cripplingly unfair system — and they’re getting there.
11 Thoughts to “Yesterday, Nowhere In United States Reached 80F; Snowfall Records Tumble; EU To Extend ‘Energy Crisis Measure’ Through Next Winter”
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Yes . . . astute observations and analysis, Cap.
Prior to the CSSL records the Southern Pacific Railroad was in charge of keeping snowfall records at Donner Summit. Their record keeping starting in 1879 and the area was the last section of the transcontinental railroad to be completed. As you can imagine getting a train through this mess was a serious undertaking so the records are considered quite accurate.
Good job! It’s been cold lately, even here in FL. One run of the operational GFS shows much colder air arriving on about April 1st for the Central and Eastern US with a possible Nor’Easter moving up the coast from Maryland. It’s still 11 days out, but it’s worth keeping an eye on.
That was a great read, thank you for the link.
It’s not just energy that’s restricted in the UK. Last month it was a lot of fresh produce such as peppers, lettuce etc. This was blamed on cold weather in Spain and Morocco which may’ve played a part, but there was still plenty of fresh food in other European countries. The government recently ordered millions of hens to be slaughtered because of bird flu. A lot of supermarkets are limiting people to 2 or 3 boxes of eggs if you can actually find any when you want them. They’re slowly making rationing seem like a normal part of life and will keep coming up with reasons to make more products scarce, meat and dairy may well be next. Who knows what excuse they’ll use, maybe a dry summer will mean cows haven’t got enough to drink and are producing less milk.
Just for the record, on the first day of spring when NO spots in USA reached 80 F
I mad a cross country flight from Phoenix to Philadelphia.
Again I found perhaps on 1 person in 50 people had heard of or new of
Hunga Tonga – The largest explosion on the planet known to modern man!
Hell, it might as well be 1 in 100 people. My random asking doesn’t really
have a large enough sample size to be accurate.
My home report from Englewood Fl was it broke records with a low of 42 F.
I just wasn’t there to experience it or record it. Today’s temps were practically
the same the day 15 March 2023 I left last
Wednesday -2 F Sky, 46 F glass exposed to sky, 52 F air not exposed
Today 8 F Sky, 46 F glass exposed to sky, 52 F air temp not exposed to sky.
Let’s have a better future!!
Rapid weather changes makes farming difficult. In southern US it is either too cold or too warm.
David is pissed of