NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has issued its forecast for the 2017-18 winter season and, for the second year in a row, La Niña is poised to be a major factor in how the season shapes up. In general, the forecasters are predicting a cooler, wetter north, and a warmer, drier south.
A glorious, glorious heatwave is keeping most of the US toasty right now, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says we’re all living in denial—winter is coming, and it has a data visualization to prove it.
If you want to learn a potentially life-saving action, you need to practice it. And if you need to learn if your clothing and other gear is capable of saving your life, you need to test it. This is how the Navy SEALs do just that for cold weather emergencies.
Not only is this 1968 photo from Russia totes adorbs LOL, the Getty Images description is pretty funny as well: "Twins in a Russian street are so well protected against the cold that they look like penguins."
Today, millions of Americans waited with bated breath for a stupid rodent to see its shadow, all in hopes of figuring out how long winter will last. Silly? Sure. But not the weirdest winter predictor, not by a long shot.
December 25th is fast approaching — will yours be snow-laden? This map, released by NOAA and the National Climatic Data Center, gives the probability of a "White Christmas" across the continental United States.
Today, millions of Americans aited with bated breath for a stupid rodent to see its shadow, all in hopes of figuring out how long winter will last. Silly? Sure. But not the weirdest winter predictor, not by a long shot.