Record-breaking snowpack in some areas.
On April 16, 2018 in Samara, Russia, a restaurant floated away on ice from the shore.
Media claims of “unprecedented” sea-ice melt in the Arctic are just simply not true.
“British farmers in turmoil as delayed spring plays havoc with growing season,” reads the Guardian headline.
CTV News calls it an “historic cold stretch.”
Plus, winter storm warnings for eleven states. Happy springtime, USA!
Previous cold records for two cities were set in the 1890s – but only warm records get the limelight.
“Impactful and potentially life threatening,” says the National Weather Service. “Travel will be difficult to impossible.”
Stock up on hatchets and hunting knives to trade for food.