Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Stormy in northern Australia

The remains from Tropical Cyclone Grant has brought widespread flooding and damage to portions of northern Australia.

The crew of a freight train had to be rescued after a wall of water swept it off a bridge.

Storm in Australia

Monday, December 26, 2011

Current U.S. Snow Cover

If you are looking for snow, you have to head west young man! (well ... depending on where you live)

Most of the current snow cover in the lower 48 states can be found across the Rockies.

There is a little around the Great Lakes, but nothing like what we would normally find this time of the year.

Here is a link to a nice write-up about the current weather pattern from the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, ND.

Link to read: What happened to our La Nina?

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Winter arrives in true fashion

Winter's first full day is full of heavy snow along the Rockies. I just got back in from shoveling about a foot with drifts up to 2 feet.

In the southeast, residents are watching the skies for severe storms that could produce a few tornadoes.