Re: It's snowing
Paul Dormer <prd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I wore my hiking boots just to go round the corner to Tesco to see
if they had any papers this morning. And the feeling of nostalgia
for the winters of my youth stopped me from realising how cold
I remember from early childhood some truly phenomenal snows. Snow
over my head -- though admittedly I was somewhat shorter then. What
I *don't* remember is it being especially cold. These days, if it's
below freezing, unless it's sunny with no wind and I'm doing something
strenuous, I'm soon cold to the core, with the sort of cold that feels
like neither I nor the world will ever be warm again. It feels more
like something belonging to mythology than to science. Fimbulwinter.
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- Re: Its snowing
... for the winters of my youth stopped me from realising how cold ... I remember from early childhood some truly phenomenal snows. ... I *don't* remember is it being especially cold. ...
- Re: Joe again
... The cold pool in my view is a response to something bigger which may not be the same thing that it was years ago but the effect is still the same as Graham has outlined before, which is to provide positive feedback to a southerly latitude jet and aid downstream blocking by forcing lows on a more southerly track than usual. ... GW mantras in the late 90s always stated that UK winters would get milder and wetter and summers warmer and drier as the jet moves north due to tropical oceans warming up and the semi-permanent anticyclones moving north. ...
- Re: Outdoor running my ass
... >> Up here in Ottawa Ontario, winters are long and cold, summers brutally ... You're just trolling, right Ottawa? ... It's cold, but nothing exceptional. ... you - but don't whine to them about your winters. ...
- Re: Some further thoughts on the Winter ahead
... There does seem to be a large "wodge" of cold air becoming established ... I see this as a more permanent feature of Winters rather than a one ... He would then confirm it by writing his prediction into ...
- Re: Hints of a change by T240?
... warming planet may take most of the edge off it, ... this winter, should it prove cold, shows. ... giving winters of greater severity for Britain. ... I would say that New York and even more so Moscow have colder winters ...