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State of Emergency Declared in Kiev after Heavy Snow

Posted by feww on March 24, 2013

Ukraine Capital Kiev declares a state of emergency amid mega snowstorm

The snow forced the closure of International Boryspil Airport, and trapped thousands of vehicles in northern and northeastern Ukraine.

  • Many stores and businesses in Kiev and other major cities in northern Ukraine also remained closed due to the snow.

Other Global Disasters, Significant Events

USA: Winter Weather, Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rainfall

“A storm system will bring heavy snow to portions of the Mid-Mississippi and Ohio Valleys as well as the central Appalachians on Sunday. A swath of 6 to 10 inches is forecast from central Missouri to west central Ohio. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will continue to be a threat across the southeast United States.” NWS/NOAA reported.

weather hazmap 24mar13
Map of weather hazards for March 24, 2013 @ 14:00 UTC. Source: NWS.

  • Severe weather with large hail and damaging winds was reported in the Gulf Coast region from Florida to eastern Texas.
  • Baseball-sized hail west of Lawtey, near state road 225, Bradford County, Florida reported to SPC.

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SPC Filtered Storm reports for 23/3/2013. Baseball-sized hail west of Lawtey, near state road 225, Bradford County, Florida reported to SPC.

Florida

Columbia County, Fla., has declared a state of emergency after damage caused by flooding and high winds, reports said.

  • Severe flooding reported in Lake City after it received two inches of rain in 30 minutes, said NWS.

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March 24, 2013  DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,084 Days Left 

Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,084 Days Left to ‘Worst Day’ in the brief Human  History
  • The countdown began on May 15, 2011 …

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Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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Fierce typhoon CHABA may miss Japan

Posted by feww on October 28, 2010

Typhoon CHABA strengthens to a cat. 4A force, may steer away from Japan

CHABA is moving NE with maximum sustained winds of about 225 km/hr [FEWW estimate]

See: FEWW New Hurricane Scale


Click image to enlarge. Source: Digital Typhoon


Typhoon CHABA – IR Satellite Image (NHC Enhancement) – 2km res. Source: CIMSS


Typhoon CHABA – IR Satellite Image (NHC Enhancement) – 4km res. Source: CIMSS


Typhoon CHABA Projected Paths. Source: CIMSS.

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Severe Storm System Hits Upper Midwest

Posted by feww on September 24, 2010

Large Parts of Wisconsin and Southern Minnesota Inundated

The lingering storm system, which has dumped more than 33cm (13 inches) of rain over a swath of  western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota since Wednesday, has flooded hundreds of homes forcing residents to be evacuated; many businesses have shut down; scores of schools are canceled in many communities; roads have been washed out; large segments of I-35 in the region are closed.


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Click Image to enlarge and update. (24-Hr FE ED).

TRMM Rain Accumulation



SPC Mesoscale Analysis


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  1. Sep 24, 2010 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook
  2. Sep 24, 2010 0600 UTC Day 2 Convective Outlook

Current NWS Weather Hazard Warnings (U.S.)

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Deadly Tornadoes Start Season

Posted by feww on February 11, 2009

Deadly Tornadoes in Oklahoma Start Southern U.S. Twister ‘Season’

At least 15 people were killed when a major tornado tore through the town of Lone Grove in the state of Oklahoma at 01:30 UTC on Wednesday, causing “extensive damage,” local media reported, citing state officials. About 30,000 residents were left without power in Oklahoma.


Some of the damage caused by Oklahoma tornado: The National Weather Service has issued tornado watches for the area to the east of Oklahoma, meaning conditions are ripe for tornadoes until 1200 UTC. 
Photo: AP. Image may be subject to copyright.


Source: NOAA/HPC

The US National Weather Service Bulletins:
AWUS84 KOUN 101459
RWSOUN

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-101530
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
900 AM CST TUE FEB 10 2009

THE COLD FRONT THAT PUSHED THROUGH MUCH OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN
NORTH TEXAS YESTERDAY STALLED… AND BEGAN TO LIFT BACK NORTH. THE
FRONT AFFECTED MAINLY SOUTHERN AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA… WITH LOW
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 40S AND LOWER 50S. DEW POINT TEMPERATURES
ALSO INCREASED WITH AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING AT SUNRISE. FARTHER
WEST… SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO FALL TO MORE
NORMAL VALUES… WITH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM NEAR FREEZING OVER
WESTERN OKLAHOMA… TO THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S ELSEWHERE. WINDS
CALMED SIGNIFICANTLY FROM YESTERDAYS PEAK… AVERAGING 5 TO 10 MPH.

AT MID MORNING… THE WARM FRONT CONTINUED ITS SLOW MOVEMENT TO THE
NORTHWEST… ALMOST REACHING THE OKLAHOMA METRO AREA. TEMPERATURES
SOUTH OF THE FRONT WERE IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOWER 60S. OUT WEST…
TEMPERATURES WERE SLOW TO WARM WITH TEMPERATURES STILL IN THE 40S.
WINDS WERE STILL NOT STRONG… AVERAGING AROUND 10 MPH.

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
925 PM CST TUE FEB 10 2009

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING THROUGH EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AS UPPER LEVEL LOW
PRESSURE WAS MOVING THROUGH NORTHERN NEW MEXICO. THUNDERSTORMS
BECAME SEVERE…PRIMARILY WEST OF I 75. LARGE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF
BASEBALLS AND A TORNADO WERE REPORTED IN PAWNEE AND OSAGE COUNTIES
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BY MID EVENING…HEAVY RAINFALL WAS OCCURRING ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA…THOUGH SEVERE WEATHER HAD COME TO AN END. TEMPERATURES
RANGED MAINLY IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. WIND WAS LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN
MOST LOCATIONS.


Large hail fell on Pawnee and Osage counties. Source: BBC UK. Image may be subject to copyright.

FEWW Forecast: Continuing from last year, 2009 could prove to be a record year for deadly tornadoes in the U.S.

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