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originally posted by: Cloudbuster
When I first read your thread I read DANGEROUS FROG FREEZES EVERYTHING IN IT PATH, my silly spoonerisms brain............ What a frog that would be. Friggin amazing photos everyone. a reply to: onequestion
originally posted by: yorkshirelad
originally posted by: Asynchrony
You know, where I am thus far this winter has been exceptionally cold yet the thermometers don't seem to be detecting the extra "chill factor" in the air. Also, I noticed a very thick and freezy fog these past two days that seems abnormal for the usual weather in these months. Maybe this "polar vortex" thing can only get more extreme. Remember, they've found wooly mammoths frozen solid in a standing stance, chewing on cud. "Flash freeze" seems more and more likely as this "new ice age" weather pattern expands and gets more extreme.
"new ice age" what nonsenee. A "cold weather spell" is wt you are experiencing. Come here to Scotland where we currently have nice sunny weather where you can walk around with jacket open, no gloves and no hat!!!! Go back 30 years ago and this time of year if would freeze your face off as you skate around on the ice.
YOUR WEATHER is due to a kink in the jet stream which is causing cold air to be pulled in from the Artic. Excess snow is due to warm (!!) moist air. You do know that the warmer the air the more moisture it can hold. Hence the expression "It's too cold to snow". The prolonged period of "the same" weather is due to he jet stream not meandering as much as normal. The meandering slows down when the differential between the tropics and the artic is lower ie when the artic is warmer. Oh dear, there goes the ice age theory.......
NB "artic getting warmer". FYI just in case maths in not your strong point -5 (cold enough for snow) is considerably warmer than -30 (too cold for snow)