This is the first time I posted on here, so please excuse any mistakes I made.
My weather friends and I on another forum always laugh at the term "polar vortex" All it is a fancy way to a high pressure system that sets up near
the great lakes. They happen every year! It was just the weather channel trying to cause hysteria to the public. However, we did have a rare weather
event last winter called a McFarland Signature, which literally moves the north pole to the Midwest. It even turned My city (Dallas) into a mini ice
age for 7 days. But, whenever the term "polar vortex" is used, it just means a high pressure system that occurs during winter time.
I live in Tornado Alley, just on the border with Oklahoma. The Wind is what scares me sometimes, that is what can do a lot of damage. you dont have to
have a tornado, to have very damaging winds. Problem around here is a lot of people live in mobile homes with no foundation, and those just dont hold
up in very bad weather
Land hurricane? Who makes up these names?! A derecho can produce very severe weather - watch out anyone in its path! - but they aren't
that unusual, are certainly not new, and most definitely don't need some silly hack renaming them land hurricanes just to sensationalise the
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