I've got a long day of yard work ahead of me while it's sunny and warm here in Central PA, so here's something to chew on.
I talked yesterday about the current impressive heat wave in the Midwest and Pennsylvania, in fact I have updated that report with some more amazing stats. But this heat wave can't hold a candle to the one in 1976...
Did you know? MeteoMadness Man was sweatin' at the altar while getting married in Philadelphia that weekend. But here's the interesting thing... Joe Bastardi mentioned on one of his Pro videos the other day that this heat wave was followed by a "snap" back to cold weather in May -- so cold that it snowed here in State College in the middle of the month. Could that happen again this year?
We've seen November twisters before, but the tornadoes last week were huge, fast-moving, late in the day and unusually far west.
El Nino is likely responsible for recent record flooding in Death Valley, California, and heavy snow yesterday in Reno, Nevada.
Forty years ago, a ship known as "The Edmund Fitzgerald" sank on Lake Superior during a massive storm.
Astoundingly, Socatra Island is being hit with their second Category 3 hurricane in less than a week.
The forecast was for the Northern Lights to appear in mid-latitudes this week, but it didn't happen. Space weather forecasting is tough!
After razing the island of Socotra, the strongest cyclone to hit Yemen still looms offshore.