My new podcast (see data under) not solely talks concerning the present climate scenario however solutions a query lots of you’re asking:
Has International Warming/Local weather Change contributed to elevated numbers and depth of chilly waves…and significantly chilly waves over the western U.S.?
The reply is definitively no, one thing famous by statistics offered by the U.S. Environmental Safety Company (EPA) and numerous peer-reviewed articles (see EPA graphic under).
Graphic courtesy of the U.S. Environmental Safety Company
After which there may be the present chilly scenario. Unbelievably, forecast fashions present two conditions with the potential for gentle lowland snow (with little accumulation).
The collected SNOWFALL by 10 AM Thursday is proven under. Nothing main, however southwest Washington and northeast Oregon could get some flakes. Gentle snow over the japanese slopes of the WA Cascades.
A extra vigorous system strikes by Friday morning, with japanese Washington getting way more and even some snow mixing in over northwest Washington. Some of us within the lowlands will see some flakes.
West of the Cascades, the snowflakes will probably be melting as they fall after which melting on the bottom. Right here is the SNOWDEPTH predicted for five AM Friday for western Washington. NO ACCUMULATION IN THE LOWLANDS. You need snow? Head up into the mountains.