Dec 7, 2013

Southern Winter Storm

A winter storm has impacted the Southern Plains and Ohio Valley just 10 days after the first winter storm of the season hit the same area. By December 5th, there were winter storm warnings from Texas to Ohio, ice storm warnings from Texas to Tennessee, freeze warnings for southern Arizona, and wind chill advisories across the Northern Plains:
One foot of snow fell as far south as Arkansas:
This storm also produced 1.25" of ice in Arkansas and Oklahoma, and 3.5" of sleet at Little Elm, TX.

Yesterday morning's (Dec 6) lows in Arizona were: Tucson 33, Safford 26, Douglas 23, Flagstaff 3, Grand Canyon -2. Extreme cold continues across the Northern Plains and Northern Rockies this morning with Jordan, MT reporting a temperature as low as -42, with a wind chill of -61.

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