On this week's show, Jimmy is on a work trip so Becky and Joel are joined by Mihn Phan and Castle Williams from the WeatherHype podcast.
Weather Hype - http://www.weatherhypepodcast.com/
National Weather Podcast Month - https://weatherpodcastmonth.com
NOAA Storm Surge Overview - https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/surge/
Impact 360 Alliance - https://impact360alliance.org
On this week's episode, Joel, Jimmy, and Becky talk about the bomb cyclone current in progress in the midwest known as Ulmer.
On this week's episode, Becky's husband Dan DePodwin joins us to discuss historical cold snaps like the one we just experienced.
Devastation of the FL Citrus Crop in 1894/1895
December 29 1984 (18 Orlando; 24 West Palm)
1899 Cold Snap
Official Monthly Weather Review from the Weather Bureau https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/Monthly-Weather-Review-February-1899.pdf
1936 Cold and Heat
February 1936 - Coldest Feb on record, narrowingly beating 1899.
The average temperature in Devils Lake for a five-week period ending Feb. 21, 1936 was -21. McIntosh, S.D., hit -58, Jordan, Mont. -60 and Sceptre, Sask., -63.
The Minot Daily News reported on Feb. 17, 1936, that “the cold spell that has brought sub-zero weather for 46 days will hold sway” for a few more days. According to the NWS Minot averaged 32 degrees below normal throughout February 1936. Relief came in the form of temperatures ranging from -10 to -20, or 50 to 60 degrees less than what the Minot area has been experiencing this winter.
121 degree record experienced in ND on July 6 (Steele, ND). - http://www.minotdailynews.com/news/local-news/2016/02/1936-coldest-winter-ever/
Followed by one of the most extreme summers on record.
1985 Cold Wave
Coldest morning (-18) in Pittsburgh since 1899.
1986 Challenger Disaster
On this week's show we discuss tornados throughout the year in 2018. Ian Livingston and Katie Wheatley join Becky, Jimmy, and Joel to review the overall muted tornado season.
Ian & Katie's website: USTornadoes.com
Ian's Twitter: @islivingston
Katie's Twitter: @mapgirl18