Denver breaks 104 year old cold temperature record as Arctic chill sets in

Denver breaks 104 year old cold temperature record as Arctic chill sets in
October 10, 2009

The Arctic blast of cold air that has settled in across much of the nation’s midsection arrived in Colorado Friday night and allowed the Mile High City to set two low temperature records. Two more weather records may be set today and tonight before we start to warm up on Sunday.

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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.


Columbia Basin: Polar front bringing record lows

Polar front bringing wind, record lows
October 8, 2009

…Gusty winds Friday are likely to be followed by record lows in the upper teens and lower 20s Friday and Saturday nights…

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Adelaide’s coldest start to October in half a century

Adelaide’s coldest start to October in half a century
October 8, 2009

Adelaide has had its coldest start to October in eight years and is on target for its coldest start in 62 years.

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Start cursing the weather gods, Chicago. Snow could be coming to town as early as this weekend!

No Kidding: Snow on Sunday!
Oct 8, 2009

Start cursing the weather gods, Chicago.

Snow could be coming to town as early as this weekend. That’s right, snow. Flurries and flakes.

The forecast says that Saturday night rain will turn into the white stuff early Sunday morning.

If the snow sticks, it would be the earliest recorded measurable snowfall in Chicago. The record was set just three years ago when it snowed on Oct. 12.

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New Zealand: Record icy blast was what hit us

Record icy blast was what hit us
October 7, 2009

…The polar blast is the result of a low pressure system and south-easterly that gripped much of the North Island on Sunday resulting in record 70-year lows for many areas, including Wairarapa….

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Wintry weather coldest on record

Wintry weather coldest on record
October 3, 2009

Whilst northern New South Wales sweated under the heat of a 30 degree
plus day, a large chunk of southern NSW shivered under the coldest day in months; for some the coldest October day on record.

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NZ: It’s spring, but winter won’t quit

It’s spring, but winter won’t quit
September 25, 2009

It’s spring, and the clocks are about to go forward, but weather extremes have brought torrential rain around Auckland and snow in the lower North Island.

The extreme cold hit Manawatu, with snow falling in Dannevirke, Woodville and Norsewood. The region also had heavy rain and temperatures down to 3C.

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U.S. wraps up record summer lows

U.S. wraps up record summer lows
September 11, 2009

The USA’s summer was cooler than average in 2009, for only the second time this decade, according to data released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Several Midwest states — including Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota— recorded one of their 10 coldest summers on record. Northwestern Pennsylvania recorded its coldest summer ever. Climate records date to 1895.

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World’s climate could cool first, warm later

World’s climate could cool first, warm later
Sep 05, 2009

New Scientist

Forecasts of climate change are about to go seriously out of kilter. One of the world’s top climate modellers said Thursday we could be about to enter “one or even two decades during which temperatures cool.


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