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Record Breaking Polar Air Will Invade Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia
WOWK-TV ^ | Bryan Hughes, Meteorologist

Posted on 01/03/2014 6:22:47 PM PST by Morgana

Records will be challenged, if not broken Monday and Tuesday as a polar vortex dives south across central and eastern United States and sets up squarely over the Ohio River Valley. This next storm system will be some of the worst weather, in regards to the temperatures, that we have seen in more than 5 years. Some of the records for Tuesday have been in place for more than 60 years and in some cases over 100 years!

FLASH FREEZE: A dramatic warm up will occur Saturday and Sunday across Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia with temperatures warming into the 40s and some highs on Sunday near 50 degrees. This warm air will be detrimental to the dangerous travel conditions that will set up later on in the evening. The storm system will begin as rain for 2 to 3 hours at best and rapidly change over to snow. The rain will make the ground saturated and that layer of water will freeze rapidly. This is called a "flash freeze" and is one of the most dangerous setups for anyone traveling across the region.

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TOPICS: Local News; Weather
KEYWORDS: globalcooling; kentucky; ohio; westvirginia; winter
"Flash freeze" so that is what Al Gore calls global warming these days?
1 posted on 01/03/2014 6:22:47 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Yeah - that was in the movie “The day after tomorrow” or maybe it was “The day before yesterday”... I forget.


2 posted on 01/03/2014 6:26:02 PM PST by grobdriver
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To: Morgana

I spent a couple of hours this morning scraping about 12 inches of Gore’s global warming off the driveway, at -1F, and a windchill around -15F.
Looking forward to this weekend storm. Got plenty of firewood, plenty of beer, a new 5# bag of salted peanuts, plenty of feed for the critters, and four football games.
Bring it.


3 posted on 01/03/2014 6:26:44 PM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: grobdriver

Or was it “I haven’t fought a windmill in a fortnight”?


4 posted on 01/03/2014 6:29:52 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Well, it is becoming quite obvious the United States has reduced it CO2 emissions to much. This is causing the country to cool off more than normal. I suggest we fire up all the coal plants and get your SUVs out on the road. We have to raise our CO2 levels.


5 posted on 01/03/2014 6:29:57 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Morgana

With the windchill added in, we’ll get close to -60F....

It’s been worse...


6 posted on 01/03/2014 6:33:22 PM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Morgana

-15 this morning in southern Michigan today but its supposed to warm up to near freezing tomorrow then plummet to -0 highs with snow and wind.


7 posted on 01/03/2014 6:33:30 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: PubliusMM

ROFLMAO!!! Great attitude, standard way to handle Ohio’s winter weather (Brunswick).


8 posted on 01/03/2014 6:33:50 PM PST by doc1019
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To: PubliusMM

My winter survival kit consists of a bottle of good wine, a collection of classical music, and a good book.


9 posted on 01/03/2014 6:39:10 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Morgana

This should be interesting... a very bad sort of interesting.


10 posted on 01/03/2014 6:43:54 PM PST by RC one
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To: RC one
25 below zero wind chills predicted for tomorrow night in the Missouri Ozarks.
11 posted on 01/03/2014 6:47:30 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: cripplecreek
Same thing here in Toronto. It's already -9C (up from -22 at mid-morning), warming up overnight, then snow on Sunday night. We usually get your weather about 12 hours later, and it's usually a couple of degrees warmer because of the lake.

Oh, and for the first time in at least ten years our harbour froze.

12 posted on 01/03/2014 6:47:51 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

We had that yesterday. What’s really bizarre it that we still had some hard-core homeless sleeping outside and nobody froze to death.


13 posted on 01/03/2014 6:49:27 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Morgana

Quick! Start burning coal!!


14 posted on 01/03/2014 6:50:32 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Squawk 8888
I've been to Toronto twice. Great city and I'm going there again this summer.

Mississauga, it's suburb, is bigger than most U.S. cities.

15 posted on 01/03/2014 6:55:40 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Squawk 8888

Looks like Joe Bastardi has been right about this winter.


16 posted on 01/03/2014 6:56:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Morgana

“Flash freeze” so that is what Al Gore calls global warming these days?

well he did change it to Climate Change so he could cover everything , LOL


17 posted on 01/03/2014 7:17:22 PM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: PubliusMM

“5# bag of salted peanuts” !
Don’t forget the Charmin!


18 posted on 01/03/2014 7:28:05 PM PST by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: Morgana

Based upon solar output and relational solar cycles there are predictions that we are entering a Dalton Minimum type of cold period. This should last about 30 years. If we have a Maunder Minimum type of event it will last 200 to 300 years, and is far colder than a Dalton Minimum. The Dalton Minimum type of mini ice age will render farming implausible if not impossible in Canada for a significant period of time. There will be starvation in the world like we have never seen. Best get ready.


19 posted on 01/03/2014 7:31:10 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Morgana

Ain't a fit night out for man or beast...

20 posted on 01/03/2014 7:34:43 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Morgana

This sounds like how the blizzard of 79 started out


21 posted on 01/03/2014 7:49:41 PM PST by buckeye49
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To: Dead Corpse

The all time record low for our location here is -23F.The forcast for Monday night is -21F.It’s going to be nasty with the wind chill.


22 posted on 01/03/2014 7:52:29 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Squawk 8888

Global Warming causes Global Cooling. All the new warm air in the arctic pushes all the cold air south. And this was predicted by all the climate scientists and climate models and if you question this, you hate science.


23 posted on 01/03/2014 7:55:01 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Why work for a living when you can vote for a living?)
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To: buckeye49

Reminds me of January 1985.

Columbus,Oh and Knoxville,TN Conus low of -24F.

Wind Chill unknown.


24 posted on 01/03/2014 7:55:53 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Farmer Dean
Be glad that you aren't in Manitoba. A couple of days ago it got colder than Mars.
25 posted on 01/03/2014 8:18:54 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: buckeye49

“This sounds like how the blizzard of 79 started out”

I think I remember that one. When Rockefeller was in office? The one that kinda never happened?


26 posted on 01/03/2014 8:22:29 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: eyedigress

I was just thinking about that today My cousin from Florida was visiting us, and was so impressed by the temp that he ran outside without his shirt, stood by the big thermometer in the yard and my dad took his picture. Quickly!!


27 posted on 01/03/2014 8:23:08 PM PST by buckeye49
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To: buckeye49
This sounds like how the blizzard of 79 started out

79 was a lot worse than they are saying this will be.

The 1979 Blizzard started out as temperatures in the 60’s with heavy rain then temperatures and atmospheric pressure dropped like a rock (atmospheric pressure dropped to record lows).

Where I lived at the time there was a thunder storm going on in the middle of the blizzard.

The next day after it was over my father’s car tires were frozen fast in about two inches of ice. My car’s engine compartment was packed solid with snow.

We had a family friend stay with use for three days because he worked in our town could not get out of our town to the next town where he lived that was only about 10 miles away.

It doesn’t sound like that kind of storm is shaping up and I really hope it doesn’t.

28 posted on 01/03/2014 8:43:38 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Morgana

I’ve been up for 21 hours and worked most of it. I read “record breaking polar BEARS will invade Kentucky,...”

:)


29 posted on 01/03/2014 9:05:41 PM PST by huldah1776
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To: Pontiac

I hope you are right. My experience of that blizzard and the aftermath is one I would not care to repeat especially since I am so much older now!!


30 posted on 01/03/2014 9:10:32 PM PST by buckeye49
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To: buckeye49

Ha! I had to chop wood most of the night as our oil lines froze and cracked. No Furnace.

I would make it for about 20 minutes at a time. We had a full house, as most were trapped with a half foot of snow on the ground.

It was cold.


31 posted on 01/03/2014 9:23:53 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

One effect of a hurricane is to pump warm Sub Tropical air up high into the atmosphere during a time when the Ocean currents carry a large amount of heat energy, mainly from the Sun.

If the Hurricane is strong enough the warm air might be carried over the Poles, descend as it cools, and displace the much colder Polar air.

The general effect of this large scale mixing is to weaken the strength of Winter Storms that move from the Poles toward the mid latitudes.

Last year, the good news was that no major Hurricane hit the USA, and the bad news is that this Winter could be a lot colder as a result.

BTW, why is the shortest day of the year NOT the Middle of Winter?


32 posted on 01/03/2014 9:33:39 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Morgana

Today was the coldest day here in several years in North Florida for the wind chill. Arctic air made wet and raw coming off the ocean Never made it 50 despite a bright sun. Wont have a hard freeze tonight because of the ocean effect but the next one is supposed to be from the NW and it will give us a hard freeze.

I broke down and turned on the heat today for the first time. Last winter I never used it.


33 posted on 01/03/2014 10:55:43 PM PST by Uncle Lonny
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To: grobdriver
Yeah - that was in the movie “The day after tomorrow” or maybe it was “The day before yesterday”... I forget.

"Baby, It's Cold Outside"?

34 posted on 01/04/2014 4:37:29 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Graewoulf

Don’t know.


35 posted on 01/04/2014 5:26:42 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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