12/15/2022, 8:11 am EST

Major East U.S. Snowfall Days 6-10 Followed by Vigorous Cold Days 11-15

Forecast confidence is increasing for a significant snowstorm in the East later next week. ECM has an incredible amount of snow across the entire northeast quadrant of the U.S. while GFS focuses heavy snow on Virginia. With snow on the ground and following arctic air, the East will be super cold for Christmas Day and for a few days that follow.
12/11/2022, 9:13 am EST

Feared “Ridge Bridge” Pattern Ahead for North America…Triggers Siberian Express Cold Outbreak!

The character of the -AO regime is about to change. The high-latitude high-pressure ridge shifts from Greenland to Alaska and gradually an Alaska “ridge bridge” toward Siberia develops. The result is increasing risk of a cross-polar arctic air surge from Siberia into North America in 7-10 days. The pattern described is often referred to as the “Siberian Express” and the Alaska “ridge bridge” phrase became popular after the North America “polar vortex” winter of 2013-14.
12/06/2022, 8:17 pm EST

3rd Snowiest North America on Record for November

The November 2022 northern hemisphere snow cover was tied for 3rd most in the 1966-2022 record. In North America, November 2022 ranked 3rd most snowy on record while Eurasia was 12th most snowy of the past 57 years.
12/05/2022, 9:41 am EST

Forecast Models Projecting El Nino for Mid-to-late 2023 with Increasing strength

The NCEP FCS V2 Nino34 SSTA forecast continues an aggressive trend that indicates ending of La Nina early in 2023 followed by a shift into El Nino middle of 2023. ECM is indicating a much stronger El Nino developing middle of 2023. Climate Impact Company will issue a new ENSO forecast for 2023 late this week!