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The second snowfall would be associated with an Arctic cold front that will leave bitter cold in its wake for Martin Luther King Day and Tuesday, Omitt said. The high for the holiday will be in the mid-teens but winds of about 15 mph would make it feel like 0 or 15 below, he said. "Unlike today (Sunday) where ...
Friday, January 12, 2018, 17:36 - Another period of rollercoaster weather is in store for a large swath of the U.S. as Arctic air from Canada and milder air masses from the south travel the eastern half of the country. The end of December and beginning of January will be remembered for some of the coldest weather on ...

While it seems implausible, at best, that any bee could survive in the Arctic, Bolotov suggests that these bees have been evolving separately to their bee brethren, possibly as far back as 25,000 years ago. Bolotov and his team believe even when the world was covered in ice sheets, a small number of ...
The first shot of Arctic air has already arrived across much of the northern tier of the USA. Highs in the single-digits, teens and 20s will take over the northern tier states as the cold air advances eastward. In the South, afternoon readings will sink back into the 30s and 40s. Subzero low temperatures will ...
It doesn't take a stretch of the imagination to suppose that losing half the Arctic sea-ice cover in only 30 years might be wreaking havoc with the weather, but exactly how is not yet clear. As a research atmospheric scientist, I study how warming in the Arctic is affecting temperature regions around the world.
After a brief warm up, very cold air is covering much of the East, with temperatures well below average well into the South. New Blast of Arctic Air Covering East. cell phones + Extreme Cold = Bad News. Watch Out Snow, Here Comes the Train. 2017 weather disaster Costliest on Record. 2017 Was ...

Though Keene's newest resident -- a female snowy owl -- migrated from the Arctic Circle rather than from the pages of a Harry Potter novel, local ... N.Y. In the summer -- their breeding season -- the owls hunt lemmings, ptarmigan and other types of prey north of the Arctic Circle, the lab's website says.
Friday, January 12, 2018, 2:45 PM - As climate change accelerates, the Arctic Ocean has experienced tremendous upheaval over the past decade: Warm water streaming into the region north of Scandinavia and Russia has led to an "atlantification" of the ocean; sea ice cover has experienced the greatest sustained rate of ...
In its hottest December ever recorded, Alaska was a stunning 15.7°F above the 20th century average. And the year ended with Arctic sea ice hitting an all-time record low. While the East Coast had a cool December and New Year's week, Alaska baked. Last Tuesday, Anchorage hit 48°F, warmer than ...
It doesn't take a stretch of the imagination to suppose that losing half the Arctic sea-ice cover in only 30 years might be wreaking havoc with the weather, but exactly how is not yet clear. As a research atmospheric scientist, I study how warming in the Arctic is affecting temperature regions around the world.
Domestic appliances player Arctic appoints Murat Buyukerk as general director, starting January 2018. Buyukerk took over the position from Nihat Bayız, who has been promoted as director R&D within Arcelik group. Buyukerk has an experience of 28 years within Arcelik group, while he has held leading ...
With time changes, earlier sunsets and colder weather forcing us all inside, most people's winters are cold and dark. But there are some people in the world who truly experience the darkest winters on earth. Northern Russians who live near the Arctic Circle had been living in winter darkness for 40 days ...
But the dismal exploration results and moderate expectations for discoveries in the Barents still represent a threat to output in the second part of next decade. The Arctic area holds more than half of Norway's undiscovered resources, and will be key if Norway wants to limit a forecast drop in output after 2023.
For our 2017 Arctic news roundup series, we checked in with some of our expert bloggers, for their take on this year's Arctic news: what the media got right, what we got wrong and what might be important to keep our eye on in 2018. Today, in the last instalment of our series, we're joined by Heather ...
Pacing sled dogs, bundled explorers, and meandering ice floes could be scenes from any early Arctic expedition. But the 23 minutes of footage captured near the North Pole 116 years ago isn't just the earliest film in National Geographic's archives--it's a peek into a pair of wildly disastrous scientific ...
A very new and "hot topic" in climate change research is the notion that rapid warming and wholesale melting of the Arctic may be playing a role in causing persistent cold spells. It doesn't take a stretch of the imagination to suppose that losing half the Arctic sea-ice cover in only 30 years might be wreaking ...
The area covered by Arctic sea ice in December was 420,900 square miles smaller than the 1981-2010 average, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. That represents an area more than one and a half times the size of Texas -- and was the second-lowest level recorded by satellite since ...

With climatologists looking towards the Arctic to examine the link between climate change and the recent bout of extremely cold weather, Arctic ice mapping has become crucial. The Danish Meteorological Institute - or DMI - is working on a radical new plan to improve its sea ice reports: artificial intelligence that can train ...
I don't think I've started a conversation in the last two weeks with anything other than a litany of woes related to the Arctic cold that's gripped so much of the nation. If my dog could talk he'd have had plenty to complain about too, as I couldn't muster the nerve the take him out for his usual long walks when the ...
Andrew Appleby, president of the John Rae Society, said: "The Arctic Return Expedition is a tremendously fitting way to honour John Rae. Not only is it going to bring his reputation again to the fore, it is also going to physically and materially benefit how we tell his story here in Orkney with our hopes that ...
With daylight around-the-clock, Arctic Race of Norway has gained worldwide TV coverage and become famous among elite cyclists. First held in 2013, the race has made its way through different areas of northern Norway, both north and south of the Arctic Circle. For 2018, the entire race will take place in ...
CATAWBA ISLAND, Ohio -- One month ago the temperature outside was 58 degrees. Two weeks later, the thermometer hit 49 degrees and there was nothing but open water on Lake Erie, from here to the Canadian shoreline. On Dec. 23 the temperature topped out at 36 degrees, and there were rumbles ...
The Latest: Temperatures Will Inch up After Arctic Blast. The blast of Arctic air that froze portions of the East Coast broke cold temperature records from Maine to West Virginia and stunned sea turtles in Florida. Jan. 7, 2018, at 4:24 p.m.. The Latest: Temperatures Will Inch up After Arctic Blast ...
Arctic doomsday bunker holds the keys to human survival against wars and global warming. The 'doomsday' building contains the one vital resource ... This future of the human race could depend on this humble looking bunker in the middle of the Arctic Circle. The 'doomsday' building contains the one vital ...
According to reports, the man then started rattling off city ordinances and quoting the city's dog control officer, who reportedly had told him that he could legally leave the dog -- which he termed "an Arctic breed" -- outside for 12 hours without ramifications. The investigating officer responded that such ...
Leading energy experts have been saying this since 2006, when international energy consultants Wood Mackenzie and Fugro Robertson questioned "the long-considered view that the Arctic represents one of the last great oil and gas frontiers and a strategic energy supply cache" for the U.S. and Canada.
In a move with chilling implications for the international competition for Arctic sea routes and minerals, Russia is building more nuclear-powered icebreakers. Three more next-generation Lider-class vessels will be constructed in 2023 to 2025, vice-premier Dmitry Rogozin told Russian media. Three more ...
Norway's collective name for its island possessions in the Arctic sea is Svalbard (meaning cold coasts) and Longyearbyen sits at the heart of this archipelago, 707 nautical miles south of the North Pole. At the end of the 19th century it was a base for airship launches to the North Pole, and for coal mining, ...
U.S. scientists have found have found new evidence of significant changes in the chemical and biological composition of the Arctic Ocean that could fundamentally transform the local food chain. A new study published this week in the journal science Advances suggests that climate change has caused a ...
Trump Administration puts Arctic offshore lease sales back on the table ... The Trump administration moved Thursday to reopen vast territory in the Arctic Ocean and other U.S. waters to drilling by oil companies, launching a draft ... The first lease sales under the program would be in the U.S. Arctic Ocean.
The strength and path of the north Atlantic jet stream and the Greenland blocking phenomena appear to be influenced by increasing temperatures in the Arctic which have averaged at least twice the global warming rate over the past two decades, suggesting that those marked changes may be a key factor ...
Now, with the storm gone and Arctic air moving in, wind chills this morning were in the negative teens in Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C., and in the 20s even in Tampa. Dillon Utter loses control of his sled while sliding down a hill on Fort Monroe Thursday The Associated Press. Dillon Utter ...
scientists are paying close attention to the blanket of clouds that insulate the Arctic and play a major role in warming up the North. Researchers from the University of Utah published a new study Wednesday that suggests Arctic clouds are between two and eight times more sensitive to pollution than clouds ...
Researchers working near the middle of the Arctic Ocean have found that levels of radium-228 have shot up rapidly over the last decade, as vanishing ice leads to more sediment getting swept up into the water. Not only does it show how far-reaching and complicated the effects of global warming can be, ...
The Trump Administration just announced plans to vastly expand offshore drilling by leasing all federal waters in the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Burning the fossil fuels in these areas would contribute 49.5 gigatons of carbon dioxide pollution, the equivalent of the emissions from 10.6 billion cars ...
The Trump Interior Department announced Thursday plans to offer blocks in the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific oceans for oil and gas exploration in an ambitious new five-year offshore lease plan. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the draft proposal for offshore leasing between 2019 and 2024 would offer ...
The drills, which consisted of 213 instances of missile fire, represent an increase by a third since 2016, according to the fleet's statement, which also boasted that Russian submarines had traversed new waters in the Arctic Ocean. The statement did not specify if dummy rounds or signals simulating actual ...
Toolik Field Station, Alaska - High in the Arctic, more than 160 kilometers (100 miles) from the nearest town, there is a flimsy plank-covered path. Just one or two boards wide, it's snow covered for nine months of the year. But from June to August, the boardwalk peeks through, threading a path through small ...
A Norwegian court has backed the government's plans for oil exploration in the Arctic, which had been challenged by environmental groups. The issuing of oil exploration licences breached a constitutional right to a healthy environment, the groups said. The 10 licences were issued in 2016 to explore the ...
As climate change continues to grip the Arctic--causing the oceans to rise, permafrost to thaw and sea ice to melt--scientists believe they've discovered an unexpected consequence of the shifting landscape. Changes along the coastline are altering the composition of the Arctic Ocean, in ways that could ...
In support of the plan is a recent ruling by Norway's government, in which an Oslo court approved the country's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. As reported by Reuters, the case was brought forward by environmental groups Greenpeace and Nature and youth Group, who argued the act of drilling went ...
Diminishing sea ice near the Arctic coast leaves more open water near the coast for winds to create waves. The increased wave action reaches down and stirs up sediments on shallow continental shelves, releasing radium and other chemicals that are carried up to the surface and swept away into the open ...
The Arctic's receding ice is a reality, and while that's a troubling sign for the world's climate, these newly navigable waters mean more jobs offered by oil companies, militaries, oligarchs, mining corporations, and even the Kremlin. But melting ice doesn't mean it's warm up there. People and the machines ...
scientists have found surprising evidence of rapid climate change in the Arctic: In the middle of the Arctic Ocean near the North Pole, they discovered that the levels of radium-228 have almost doubled over the last decade. The finding indicates that large-scale changes are happening along the ...
He is on the board of Directors of the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee, a citizen's organization dedicated to the long term environmental and social well being of the Canadian Arctic and its peoples. The organization was born more than forty years ago as a response to the first Mackenzie Valley ...
Arctic air has backed in across eastern Colorado, making for a frigid start to 2018. We're seeing wind chills at about 15 to 30 degrees below zero across the northeastern plains. Temperatures are dramatically warmer in the foothills and mountains. The eastern plains is under a Wind Chill Advisory until 11 ...
The Arctic air that arrived Sunday will be with the Upstate through the entire week during the season's first cold wave, according to The National Weather Service at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Daytime temperatures will struggle to reach the freezing mark and nighttime lows will fall into the ...
In southern Manitoba, cities like Brandon, Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg stayed in the deep, deep freeze with temperatures hovering between -32 C and -29 C. Meteorologist Alysa Pederson said a ridge of high pressure is sitting over Saskatchewan and pushing cold Arctic air into Manitoba, while north ...
Springfield resident Charley Burwick, and many fellow bird enthusiasts like him, are keeping their eyes peeled for one of the most striking of avian visitors to Missouri -- Arctic snowy owls. In recent weeks, several snowy owls have been photographed in the St. Louis area and other parts of the state.
The Arctic invasion is rivaling that of the past 100 years for late December and early January, Accuweather says, and temperatures are projected to continue to feel below zero over much of the Northeast and well below zero in much of the Midwest. Wind-chill advisories and warnings blanket the Plains, the ...


 

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