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Strong subsidence event leads to dramatic dew point drops in northern California

The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Monterey, CA posted an image and a brief summary of a strong drying event that occurred in north-central California during the Nov. 20, 2013 to Nov. 22, 2013 period. Santa Rosa (just north of the San Francisco Bay area) recorded a 56-degree dew point drop in about 50 hours…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/24/13

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Significant November storm and severe weather outbreak – Nov. 17, 2013

A major severe weather event unfolded yesterday (Sun., Nov. 17, 2013) across parts of the middle Mississippi River Valley, much of the Ohio River Valley and almost all of the Great Lakes (Fig. 1). The storm system spawned 81 tornadoes; there were more than 500 severe storm (high wind, damaging wind and/or large hail) reports…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/16/13

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Significant November Great Lakes storm expected this weekend

It’s going to be a stormy weather weekend across the central part of the US. Starting today (Sat., Nov. 16, 2013), wintry weather is expected across the Rockies. Locally heavy snowfall, especially at higher elevations, is expected. Along the Front Range of the Rockies, high wind watches and warnings…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/16/13

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Arctic high pressure plus warm ocean waters means strong winds

Here comes the advertised arctic high-pressure system. With it, frost and freeze watches and warnings (Fig. 1) cover most of the southeastern landscape for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning (Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, 2013). In some places, especially close to the Gulf Coast, a freeze Wednesday morning…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 11/12/13