Midwest digging out from up to 20 inches (51 cm) of snow.
Nearly 19,900 households in 169 villages have been declared cold-stricken disaster areas.
Heavy snowfalls and wind have disrupted energy supplies in 260 settlements
IPCC authors acknowledge that a solar mechanism (the Sun) seems to be at work.
Freezing temperatures have even affected typically warm regions.
Mt. Baker (Washington) Ski Area will be CLOSED TODAY AND FRIDAY due to a large quantity (100+) trees
“That’s more than 7 feet (2m) of snow in just 5 days!” says reader Chuck Clancy.
Plus SPECIAL AVALANCHE BULLETIN FOR MOUNT SHASTA BACKCOUNTRY…
2 TO 6 FEET POSSIBLE OVER HIGHER MOUNTAIN TERRAIN THROUGH WEEKEND.
An area of high pressure has brought extreme low temperatures to parts of Kazakhstan and Russia.