The Gore Effect strikes Wisconsin!

The Gore Effect strikes Wisconsin!

Wisconsin: Break out the winter coats this weekend

October 10, 2009

The temps will feel more like late November than early October this weekend, as cold air from Canada covers Wisconsin in a blanket of frost and near record low temperatures


Al Gore Delivers Speech To Science Journalists In Madison

October 9, 2009
Channel 3000

MADISON, Wis. — Former Vice President Al Gore is in Madison for a convention of the Society of Environmental Journalists.



Madison, WI: Record cold predicted for Friday

Record cold predicted for Friday

…The high on Friday is only expected to be in the low 60s, which would be under the record coldest high temperature in Madison for July 17 of 67 degrees, set in 1900…


MILWAUKEE: July Opens with Near-Record Cold

July Opens with Near-Record Cold
3 July 2009

MILWAUKEE – July, like March, has come in like a lion. Today’s high temperature was 63 degrees, missing by a single degree the all-time record for coldest high on July 1st.

“The record low high temperature is 62 degrees, set in 1986 and 1876,” said Storm Team 4caster Brian Gotter. “We got about as close as we could, but there will be no white-out taken to the record books today.”

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Wisconsin: Green Bay lowest high temperature for June 6 since 1943

Saturday’s high temp in Green Bay sets record for June 6
Jul. 6, 2009

If it seemed cold to you in Green Bay on Saturday, it was.

The high temperature for the day, reached at 9:50 a.m., was 52. That set a record for the lowest high temperature for June 6, according to the National Weather Service office in Ashwaubenon.

The old mark was 53, set in 1943.

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Green Bay: 2008-09 Snowfall Reaches a New Record

2008-09 Snowfall Reaches a New Record
April 22, 2009

…Like it or not, the 2008-09 snowfall has set a record for the snowiest winter season Green Bay has seen in well over 100 years…


World record snowball fight not looking likely – too cold!

World record snowball fight not looking likely
Jan. 24, 2009

It doesn’t appear that Madison college students will be setting a snowball-fighting record this weekend.

University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman Mike Basak was hoping to get 4,000 or more students to show up for this afternoon’s showdown between rival dormitories.


January cold nearly a record in Oshkosh

January cold nearly a record in Oshkosh
30 January 2009

…This month is the ninth coldest January on record in Oshkosh since records were kept starting in 1893, according to the National Weather Service in Green Bay. The average temperature in the city this month was 9.1 degrees, which is calculated by adding the high and low and dividing by two…


Bitter cold to linger across U.S. through weekend

Bitter cold to linger across U.S. through weekend
January 14, 2009

Frigid air gripped cities from the Canadian border to Florida on Wednesday, with some cities posting record lows.

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Record snow steals spotlight from frigid temperatures

Record snow steals spotlight from frigid temperatures
10 January 2009

Record snow during December in Oshkosh spawned a lot of conversation that’s kept the hot stove weather league going this winter.


Dangerously Cold Weather to Impact Wisconsin Next Week

Dangerously Cold Weather to Impact Wisconsin Next Week
January 9, 2009

From Wisconsin Emergency Management:

Wisconsin will be under a deep arctic freeze next week. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), a combination of brisk winds and cold temperatures will result in dangerous wind chill values between 20 and 30 below zero or colder. So far this winter, at least two deaths in Wisconsin are attributed to the bitter cold.

Meteorologists with the NWS say the cold snap will begin Tuesday morning with temperatures in the single digits in the south and 10-15 below in the north with wind chills of 15-30 below. The arctic air will remain in the state for at least 4 to 5 days. Some areas in northwestern Wisconsin could see wind chills reaching 40 below zero. This is expected to be the coldest weather in the last 15 years.

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