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Polar Vortex II Set To Strike US This Week
Sky News ^ | 1/13/14

Posted on 01/13/2014 9:33:02 AM PST by Kartographer

America is set to be hit by another blast from the polar vortex - although temperatures are likely to be higher than last week's extreme conditions.

The polar plunge is expected to move south from Canada, bringing colder air and sub-zero temperatures to the US this week.

Forecasters say it will sweep over the lower Mississippi Valley and Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday, and then hit the East on Thursday.

The main thrust of the cold air will follow up a couple of days later.

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It's BAAACCCCCKKKKK!
1 posted on 01/13/2014 9:33:02 AM PST by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

Is anymore proof required of global warming?
Than this?


2 posted on 01/13/2014 9:34:40 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Kartographer

Winter is cold. Stop the presses!


3 posted on 01/13/2014 9:35:02 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Kartographer

4 posted on 01/13/2014 9:35:17 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Kartographer

If this global warming crap gets any worse we are all going to freeze to death!


5 posted on 01/13/2014 9:35:49 AM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: Kartographer

oh my…. I mean really??? It’s winter folks…. it gets cold and snowy and the jet stream sometimes drops down in odd ways. When will the reporting insanity end???


6 posted on 01/13/2014 9:35:52 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Kartographer

It was +60 degrees here in Kansas City yesterday. I think it was some reverse polar inversion which I’m sure is being blamed on carbon life forms. The East Coast was told not to put their winter gear away just yet, but I’m sure it’s all right for us being it’s already January 13th.


7 posted on 01/13/2014 9:36:35 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Kartographer

Cold weather during winter?

WTF???


8 posted on 01/13/2014 9:37:36 AM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: Kartographer

What ever. Time to dial down the hand-waving and drama.

It’s January, and they call these things COLD SPELLS.

How did the grandchildren of the Depression/WW2 generation become such wusses?


9 posted on 01/13/2014 9:38:05 AM PST by lurk
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To: Starstruck

Late week temperatures here in the ‘Burgh predicted in the low 30’s. Pretty normal for Jan.


10 posted on 01/13/2014 9:39:15 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Kartographer

11 posted on 01/13/2014 9:39:33 AM PST by xp38
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To: KSCITYBOY

Everything is the fault of global warming. Hot weather is blamed on it. Very cold weather is also blamed on it. We’re not supposed to question the reasoning of our liberal overlords who spew forth pronouncements on the subject.


12 posted on 01/13/2014 9:40:28 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Kartographer

Just as Joe Bastardi of WeatherBELL said it would be.

http://www.weatherbell.com/saturday-summary-january-11-2014


13 posted on 01/13/2014 9:43:00 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Kartographer

Currently hyperventilating as I type this. :-)


14 posted on 01/13/2014 9:43:00 AM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: Kartographer

Not too long ago, we in New England had a thing called WINTER. Every now and then the weather people cautioned us to dress warmly because of a recurring event called the “Coming of the MONTREAL EXPRESS”.
OK, we dressed warmly, gassed up the car, and managed to live through it. I remember once, as a kid and the temperature, but without a wind, dropped to -29F in the middle of Massachusetts.
With GLOBULL Warming, there is no longer a Montreal Express. Now we suffer from the POLAR VORTEX. Oh the humanity.


15 posted on 01/13/2014 9:43:06 AM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Kartographer

It does appear there’s a correlation between the professional football season and the cold. Notice how we never have cold during the baseball season. Perhaps a movement to play baseball year round would help to avoid sleet and snow.


16 posted on 01/13/2014 9:44:37 AM PST by Portcall24
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To: lurk

In Texas we called them Blue Northers.

Polar Vortex sounds so much scarier.


17 posted on 01/13/2014 9:45:24 AM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: Kartographer

I need to get my 4x4 fixed. 2X is getting dangerous with all the snow brought on by this feakish seasonal climate change.

(Eye roll here)


18 posted on 01/13/2014 9:45:32 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (Liberals can afford for things to go well, to work, for folks to be happy. They'd be out of work.)
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

In the Midwest, we called it the Alberta Clipper. What’s the big deal with these wusses?


19 posted on 01/13/2014 9:45:38 AM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Kartographer

Reporters eating up the “Polar Vortex” terminology uncritically.

reminds me of the time Tim Flannery (utility player for the Padres) told a reporter that the gloves made today were nowhere near as good as the gloves of years past because the hole in the ozone layer was making the feed cows eat irradiated, causing their leather to be much thinner.

The reporter just nodded “yes!” and wrote the story of the interview.

Flannery was a hoot and enjoyed making stuff up to reporters. :)


20 posted on 01/13/2014 9:45:44 AM PST by SparkyBass
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To: Kartographer

Cold weather in the northern USA in January... completely unheard of!


21 posted on 01/13/2014 9:46:08 AM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Kartographer
Well, if our forecast is to be believed, it is going to be a mere echo of what we endured last week:

  1. A 16 degree low, instead of -11
  2. A 26 degree high, instead of 1 degree F.

IOW, fairly typical January weather for here.

22 posted on 01/13/2014 9:48:27 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Kartographer

23 posted on 01/13/2014 9:50:02 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Kartographer

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


24 posted on 01/13/2014 9:51:05 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: SparkyBass

‘Polar Vortex’ Hysteria: News frozen out by US media weather frenzy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIGHtHmDDJc


25 posted on 01/13/2014 9:52:11 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Kartographer

and the weather channel wonders why direct tv is dropping them.


26 posted on 01/13/2014 9:52:28 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: SaxxonWoods

;)


27 posted on 01/13/2014 9:53:02 AM PST by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: Kartographer

28 posted on 01/13/2014 9:53:47 AM PST by McGruff (I stand with Phil.)
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To: xp38

Oh sure, it’s so easy to blame Canada, we’re just a big target sitting up here with nowhere to move to.

Hey we didn’t create this crap, we’re doing as much driving & wood-burning as we can and it’s still not warming up this damn atmosphere. We’re getting steamrolled too!!


29 posted on 01/13/2014 9:54:25 AM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: Kartographer

Will this be like the vortex in “The Final Countdown”?

Could be exciting! I say we drop a nuke in the middle of the Japanese fleet this time!


30 posted on 01/13/2014 9:55:33 AM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Nifster

...............”When will the reporting insanity end???”
**************
Never as long as there is money to be made.


31 posted on 01/13/2014 9:55:54 AM PST by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Yeah in KC 30’s and 40’s in the 10 day. 39 is the average high for this date so nothing strange going on here. There also wasn’t anything strange about it getting to -11 earlier this month. Weather is getting so exaggerated.


32 posted on 01/13/2014 9:55:57 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Nifster

oh my…. I mean really??? It’s winter folks….


To be fair, the last one really was a record setter. We got to 6 below in my area in central KY. It usually gets into the low teens here. It really was significant, though I think this one will be much less relevant.

But you are right. It’s weather. It reminds me of ocean waves. Every 7th wave is a big’n. It happens.


33 posted on 01/13/2014 9:56:06 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: xp38

You’d think with all the uproar over Arctic invasions we’d declare war on the the Eskimos.


34 posted on 01/13/2014 9:56:14 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: canuck_conservative
"...Hey we didn’t create this crap, we’re doing as much driving & wood-burning as we can and it’s still not warming up this damn atmosphere..."

Slackers!

35 posted on 01/13/2014 9:56:24 AM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Kartographer

Well, it is winter time and it does get cold in the winter. . .


36 posted on 01/13/2014 9:57:41 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Kartographer

I love the cold....but not that cold


37 posted on 01/13/2014 9:59:11 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (In an alternate universe Obama still dips ice cream)
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To: Vigilanteman

That’s because Globull warming kicked in.


38 posted on 01/13/2014 9:59:16 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Polar vortex, also known as COLD WEATHER BECAUSE IT IS WINTER!


39 posted on 01/13/2014 9:59:26 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Kartographer

actually, I’m so happy about this. I’ve been planning to build a 15 foot igloo in front of my house, and I was getting worried if it would be possible.


40 posted on 01/13/2014 9:59:46 AM PST by MNDude
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I remember these cold times in years gone by. But weathermen were different. They didn't use big important words like vortex or hate wave.

They said very cold or very hot and bundle up or take a shower....now its....we're all gonna die!!!!

41 posted on 01/13/2014 10:00:00 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Kartographer

I’m still in favor of calling it a “Polar Haboob”, which now makes even more sense, since, ahem, Haboobs come in pairs.


42 posted on 01/13/2014 10:00:29 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (There Is Still A Very Hot War On Terror, Just Not On The MSM. Rantburg.com)
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To: Kartographer

Not here in SoCal, were looking at 80 deg. temps for the next two weeks. For us it’s the drought that’s a recurring theme. I am expecting the “earthquake weather” stories to start.


43 posted on 01/13/2014 10:02:17 AM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: sickoflibs

Yes, Al Gore warned us that Global Warming could cause Planetary Cooling, so we must stop Global Warming before we all freeze to death.


44 posted on 01/13/2014 10:03:31 AM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: Portcall24

Could BASEBALL be the root cause of Global Warming? Just think of the thousands of huge light bulbs burnt for every night game, all during a concentrated season. How much heat do they generate hours at a time?
NO MORE NIGHT GAMES could be the answer.
Sadly, there are people who will agree with this drivel.


45 posted on 01/13/2014 10:08:15 AM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Kartographer


46 posted on 01/13/2014 10:08:35 AM PST by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: Kartographer

I’m looking at our Minnesota forecast and it is pretty much normal temps (17 high, 0 low). Is this considered a polar vortex now?


47 posted on 01/13/2014 10:09:51 AM PST by gore_sux (Ellison's Minnesotastan = America's terrorist training haven)
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To: cuban leaf

It got butt ugly cold here too…. and yeah it set a record (but only by a degree or two). We were at 2 on the thermometer but minus 25 with wind chill.

I always thought it was the 9th wave


48 posted on 01/13/2014 10:12:12 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Sacajaweau

yeah I remember those days too… bank the embers you’ll need em at breakfast


49 posted on 01/13/2014 10:13:00 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Nifster

I always thought it was the 9th wave


;-)


50 posted on 01/13/2014 10:16:39 AM PST by cuban leaf
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