Heavy snows spoil weekend holiday plans in West

Heavy snows spoil weekend holiday plans in West

28 May 2011

DENVER  — Ski resorts are bustling with activity. A key highway into Yellowstone is closed because parts of the road have seen more than 25 feet of snow. And campgrounds are feverishly removing snow from campsites to clear the way for visitors.

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Mexico’s worst freeze in 50 years affects consumers, businesses as produce prices increase

Produce prices increase: Mexico freeze affects consumers, businesses

Mar. 9, 2011

Lettuce, tomatoes and green peppers sold in local markets and restaurants have been in short supply and of lower quality in recent weeks because of a freeze that devastated growing fields in Mexico last month.


Frosts wreck Lincolnshire cauliflower harvest

Frosts wreck Lincolnshire cauliflower harvest

27 February 2011

Farmers in Lincolnshire have claimed losses to the cauliflower crop caused by severe winter weather may reach £7m.

The county usually supplies about 70% of the UK’s crop from March to May, but many growers have lost up to 80% of their harvest.

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Korea: East coast blanketed after record snowfall

East coast blanketed after record snowfall


A record snowfall almost paralyzed city life on Korea’s east coast over the weekend, as officials and soldiers struggled to restore normal life.

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Snow in 49 states including Hawaii

Snow in 49 states including Hawaii

Jan 12, 2011

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – According to national news sources, it is snowing in 49 states across the country including Hawaii where snow has fallen atop Mauna Kea on the Big Island.

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The largest snowstorm in over 20 years hits the Hermon Mountain

Storms hit Israel, Hermon gets snow

13 December 2010

The largest snowstorm in over 20 years hit the Hermon Mountain overnight Sunday, leaving 120 cm of snow on the ground in its lower part, and two meters at its peak in just 24 hours.

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Record-breaking cold at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport this morning

Record-breaking cold at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport this morning

November 27, 2010

Almost all of the Austin area had freezing temperatures overnight into this morning and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport set a new record this morning when it reached 22 degrees there, according to Clay Anderson, a meteorologist with National Weather Service.

The old record for cold temperatures at ABIA on Nov. 27th was 28 degrees in 1975, Anderson said.

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Record Cold in Alaska

Record Cold in Alaska

September 29th, 2010

…Get a load of these low temperatures in September: -11°F near Beaver Village, -10° near Chalkyitsik. Chicken, Alaska was -5°. Bettles reached ZERO on Monday, tying the coldest temperature ever recorded there in September. Eielson AFB near Fairbanks was +3°, and that was the coldest temperature they have ever had in any September (the average low for Fairbanks now is 28°). Daily records were set at Eagle (0°), Gulkana (3°), King Salmon (17°) and Cold Bay (31°). …

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Florida tomato growers eye rebound from 2009-10 freeze-ravaged season

Florida tomato growers eye rebound from 2009-10 freeze-ravaged season

October 3, 2010

NAPLES — Freezes sliced Florida’s tomato crop last season. Most growers lost money.

“The lucky ones broke even. But many of them did not,” said Reggie Brown, manager of the Florida Tomato Committee, a tomato marketer and regulator in the state.

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Heavy snow across the world

Heavy snow across the world

27 September 2010

…New Zealand, Canada and The Alps have seen some decent snowfalls this week. It has been a pretty amazing time for some resorts around the world….

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Big September Snowfalls in Canada

September 23, 2010

…Last winter Marmot opened on November 11, its earliest opening date ever, with ideal snow conditions. So far this fall is shaping up to deliver a repeat performance of last year’s early season snowfalls which helped contribute to Marmot’s record setting year for attendance…

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Huge Snowfalls in New Zealand

September 23, 2010

…”We have received heavy snow mainly from the west and north west since late last week. Whakapapa has gone from 130cm’s a week ago to over two metres….

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