Record low temperatures in Michigan, Ohio and Georgia

Toledo, Ohio, breaks 120-year-old record. The low of 9F (-12.8C) broke the previous record of 11 F (-11.7C) set in 1894.

In Detroit, Michigan, the record low of 11 F for March 26 was tied.

In Macon, Georgia, the low of 26 F (-3.3C) broke the old record set most recently in 2006.

Unusually cold air for late March also challenged record low temperatures Wednesday morning from Cleveland to Cincinnati; Pittsburgh; London, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn.; Charlotte, N.C.; Charlottesville; Va.; Beckley, W.Va.; and Harrisburg, Pa.

Meanwhile, freezing temperatures dipped into the Deep South Wednesday morning, including Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and northern Florida.

http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/record-cold-a-freeze-and-bitin/24852920

Thanks to Jack Hydrazine for this link


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  1. Snowfall and wind readings from the Nor’easter that pounded the east coast of Canada.

    NEW BRUNSWICK

    AWCN14 CWHX
    Weather summary for New Brunswick issued by Environment Canada at 8:42 P.M. ADT Thursday 27 March 2014.

    ** updated with some additional wind gusts and volunteer snow reports **

    An intense low pressure system passed south of Nova Scotia on Wednesday and is now east of Cape Breton. This system brought heavy snow, high winds and blizzard conditions with near zero visibilities to many areas of the province.

    The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment Canada as of 7:00 P.M. March 27.

    Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.
    Snowfall amounts are in centimetres.

    Airport observation sites..peak winds (km/h)..snowfall (cm)

    Moncton…………..80 (49.7 mph)..41 (16.1″)
    Saint John………..91 (56.5 mph)…8 (3.1″)
    Gagetown………….76 (47.2 mph)..10 (3.9″)
    Bathurst………….61 (37.9 mph)…5 (2.0″)

    Automated observation sites

    Miramichi…………67 (41.6 mph)
    Bas Caraquet………80 (49.7 mph)
    Miscou Island…….100 (62.1 mph)
    Doaktown………….52 (32.3 mph)
    Red pines…………50 (31.1 mph)
    Charlo……………52 (32.3 mph)
    Fredericton arpt…..83 (51.8 mph)
    Fundy Park………..57 (35.4 mph)
    Bouctouche………..95 (59.0 mph)
    Grand Manan Island…98 (60.9 mph)
    Point Lepreau……..87 (54.1 mph)
    St. Stephen……….87 (54.1 mph)
    Mechanic Settlement..93 (57.8 mph)

    Volunteer observation sites

    Middleton (near Sackville)……….43 (16.9″)
    Baxters corner………………….28 (11.0″)
    Tracadie……………………….19 (7.5″)
    Oak Point………………………18 (7.1″)
    Miramichi………………………18 (7.1″)
    McNamee………………………..15 (5.9″)

    End

    NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

    AWCN17 CWHX
    Weather summary for Newfoundland and Labrador issued by Environment Canada at 10:30 A.M. NDT Friday 28 March 2014.

    A low pressure system intesified rapidly as it moved northeastward off the coast of the United States to become a powerful storm centred south of nova Wednesday night. The system slowly weakened as it moved across Western Newfoundland Thursday, and out into the Labrador Sea Thursday night.

    Snow, blowing snow, and strong winds developed over southeastern labardor Wednesday evening and spread up the coast and into Central Labrador through the night. Snow changed over to rain over southeastern Labrador Thursday morning, and conditions in Central
    Labrador improved Thursday evening. Snow and blowing snow is continuing along the coast as of this morning.

    The following are unofficial snowfall amounts with this system:
    manned observation sites as of 10:30 AM NDT today:
    Cartwright………………….24 cm (9.4″)
    Makkovik……………………19 cm (7.5″)
    Goose Bay Airport……………16 cm (6.3″)
    Mary’s Harbour………………12 cm (4.7″)*
    Nain Airport…………………9 cm (3.5″)

    *estimated from water equivalent using 1 millimetre of water equal to 1 centimetre of snow.

    The following are unofficial maximum wind

    Observations as of 10:30 AM NDT:
    Makkovik……………………100 km/h (62.1 mph)
    Cartwright…………………..83 km/h (51.6 mph)
    Goose Bay Airport…………….76 km/h (47.2 mph)
    Nain………………………..65 km/h (40.4 mph)
    Mary’s Harbour……………….65 km/h (40.4 mph)

    Volunteer observation sites:
    L’Anse au Loup – snowfall 17 cm (6.7″)and Max wind gust 93 km/h (57.8 mph)
    l’anse au Clair – snowfall 13 cm (5.1″)

    Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.

    End

    AWCN16 CWHX
    WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 10:00 A.M. NDT FRIDAY 28 MARCH 2014.

    A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM INTENSIFIED RAPIDLY AS IT MOVED NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES TO BECOME A POWERFUL STORM CENTRED SOUTH OF NOVA SCOTIA WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE SYSTEM SLOWLY WEAKENED AS IT MOVED ACROSS WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND THURSDAY, AND OUT INTO THE LABRADOR SEA THURSDAY NIGHT.

    VERY STRONG WINDS, SNOW AT TIMES HEAVY, AND BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPED OVER THE SOUTH COAST OF THE ISLAND LATE IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY AND SPREAD ACROSS THE ISLAND WEDNESDAY EVENING. SNOW THEN CHANGED THROUGH ICE PELLETS AND FREEZING RAIN TO RAIN OVERNIGHT.
    BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WERE REPORTED FOR SEVERAL HOURS IN WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND AND EXTREME AND DAMAGING WINDS WERE REPORTED IN THE BONNE BAY AREA, THE WRECKHO– USE AREA, AND PARTS OF THE SOUTHWEST COAST. IN THE WAKE OF THE LOW, SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WAS REPORTED ON THE WEST COAST ON THURSDAY AND STRONG WINDS PERSISTED ACROSS THE ISLAND INTO THIS MORNING.

    THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.

    THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WITH THIS SYSTEM AS OF 7:30 AM NDT:

    MANNED OBSERVATION SITES
    STEPHENVILLE………….32 CM (12.6″)
    DEER LAKE…………….13 CM (5.1″)
    GANDER……………….13 CM (5.1″)
    ST. JOHN’S……………12 CM (4.7″)

    UNMANNED OBSERVATION SITES*
    ENGLEE……………….25 CM (9.8″)
    BURGEO……………….23 CM (9.1″)
    BADGER……………….21 CM (8.3″)
    FEROLLE POINT…………20 CM (7.9″)
    TWILLINGATE…………..18 CM (7.1″)
    PORT AUX BASQUES………16 CM (6.3″)
    TERRA NOVA……………14 CM (5.5″)
    ST. LAWRENCE………….11 CM (4.3″)

    *SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE ESTIMATED FROM WATER EQUIVALENT OF 1.0 MILLIMETRES EQUIVALENT TO 1 CENTIMETRE OF SNOWFALL.

    COOLTAP UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATION SITES:
    CORNER BROOK………….38 CM (15.0″)
    PLUM POINT……………12 CM (4.7″)
    LETHBRIDGE……………11 CM (4.3″)
    WHITBOURNE……………10 CM (3.9″)
    COW HEAD……………..10 CM (3.9″)

    COCORAHS UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATION SITES:
    PASADENA……………..13 CM (5.1″) (AS OF 8:00 AM NDT THURSDAY)
    MARYSTOWN…………….10 CM (3.9″) (AS OF 7:00 AM NDT THURSDAY)

    THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL MAXIMUM WIND OBSERVATIONS AS OF
    7:30 AM NDT:

    WRECKHO– USE…………..186 KM/H (115.6 mph)
    PORT AUX BASQUES……..143 KM/H (88.9 mph)
    SAGONA ISLAND………..135 KM/H (83.9 mph)
    BURGEO………………126 KM/H (78.3 mph)
    ROCKY HARBOUR………..117 KM/H (72.7 mph)
    TWILLINGATE………….117 KM/H (72.7 mph)
    ST. LAWRENCE…………115 KM/H (72.7 mph)
    BONAVISTA……………113 KM/H (70.2 mph)
    CAPE RACE……………113 KM/H (70.2 mph)
    ENGLEE………………109 KM/H (67.7 mph)
    ST. JOHN’S…………..109 KM/H (67.7 mph)
    GRATES COVE………….107 KM/H (66.5 mph)
    FEROLLE POINT………..107 KM/H (66.5 mph)
    STEPHENVILLE…………104 KM/H (64.6 mph)
    WINTERLAND…………..104 KM/H (64.6 mph)
    LA SCIE………………94 KM/H (58.4 mph)
    GANDER……………….93 KM/H (57.8 mph)
    DEER LAKE…………….78 KM/H (48.5 mph)

    OTHER UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATION SITES:
    NORRIS POINT…………206 KM/H (128.0 mph)
    CAPE RAY…………….186 KM/H (115.6 mph)
    PASS ISLAND………….167 KM/H (103.8 mph)
    ALLAN’S ISLAND……….148 KM/H (92.0 mph)
    FORT AMHERST…………132 KM/H (82.0 mph)
    RAMEA……………….126 KM/H (78.3 mph)
    BLACKHEAD……………117 KM/H (72.7 mph)
    CAPE PINE……………113 KM/H (70.2 mph)
    PARADISE…………….105 KM/H (65.2 mph)
    CBS YACHT CLUB……….103 KM/H (64.0 mph)
    PLACENTIA…………….97 KM/H (60.3 mph)
    BELLEVUE……………..93 KM/H (57.8 mph)
    ST. ANTHONY (FOX POINT)..93 KM/H (57.8 mph)
    OCHRE PIT COVE………..92 KM/H (57.2 mph)

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.

    END

    NOVA SCOTIA

    AWCN11 CWHX
    Weather summary for Nova Scotia issued by Environment Canada at 8:30 P.M. ADT Thursday 27 March 2014.

    ** updated with some additional wind gusts and volunteer snow reports **

    An intense low pressure system passed south of Nova Scotia on Wednesday and is now east of Cape Breton. This system brought heavy snow, high winds and blizzard conditions with near zero visibilities to many areas of the province.

    The following is an updated summary of weather event information received by Environment Canada as of 7:00 P.M. ADT.

    Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.
    Snowfall amounts are in centimetres.

    Airport observation site..peak winds (km/h)..snowfall (cm)

    Greenwood………..102 (63.4 mph)..42 (16.5″)
    Yarmouth………….96 (59.7 mph)..41 (16.1″)
    Sydney……………95 (59.0 mph)..22 (8.7″)
    Halifax Stanfield…100 (62.1 mph)..21 (8.3″)

    Automated observation sites

    Grand Etang………172 (106.9 mph)
    Brier Island……..141 (87.6 mph)
    Baccaro Point…….137 (85.1 mph)
    Beaver Island…….133 (82.6 mph)
    Hart Island………124 (77.1 mph)
    St. Paul Island…..124 (77.1 mph)
    Eskasoni…………111 (69.0 mph)
    Caribou Point…….104 (64.6 mph)
    Debert…………..102 (63.4 mph)
    Nappan……………98 (60.9 mph)
    North mountain…….95 (59.0 mph)
    Port Hawkesbury……91 (56.5 mph)
    Upper Stewiacke……83 (51.6 mph)
    Shearwater………..85 (52.8 mph)
    Western Head………80 (49.7 mph)
    Kentville…………74 (46.0 mph)

    Volunteer observation sites

    Rawdon gold mines……………….58 (22.8″)
    Port Maitland…………………..43 (16.9″)
    Amherst………………………..40 (15.7″)
    Sandy Point…………………….38 (15.0″)
    Truro………………………….37 (14.6″)
    Cape Sable Island……………….36 (14.2″)
    Lower west pubnico………………36 (14.2″)
    Pugwash………………………..34 (13.4″)
    Enfield………………………..34 (13.4″)
    Dartmouth………………………33 (13.0″)
    Hammonds Plains…………………32 (12.6″)
    Bible hill……………………..30 (11.8″)
    Tatamagouche……………………30 (11.8″)
    Antigonish……………………..30 (11.8″)
    Lake Major……………………..28 (11.0″)
    St. Margarets Bay……………….25 (9.8″)
    River John……………………..25 (9.8″)

    End

    PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

    AWCN15 CWHX
    Weather summary for Prince Edward Island issued by Environment Canada at 8:50 P.M. ADT Thursday 27 March 2014.

    ** updated with some additional volunteer snow reports **

    An intense low pressure system passed south of Nova Scotia on Wednesday and is now east of Cape Breton. This system brought heavy snow, high winds and blizzard conditions with near zero visibilities to many areas of the province.

    The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment Canada as of 8:00 P.M. ADT.

    Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.
    Snowfall amounts are in centimetres.

    Airport observation sites..peak winds (km/h)..snowfall (cm)

    Charlottetown……..93 (57.8 mph)..53 (20.9″)

    Automated observation sites

    Summerside……….113 (70.2 mph)
    North Point………111 (69.0 mph)
    East Point……….104 (64.6 mph)
    Harrington……….100 (62.1 mph)
    St peters…………89 (55.3 mph)
    Maple plains………83 (51.6 mph)

    Volunteer observation sites

    Stratford………………………51 (20.1″)
    North Rustico…………………..41 (16.1″)
    New London……………………..38 (15.0″)
    Cornwall……………………….36 (14.2″)
    Miminegash……………………..23 (9.1″)
    Slemon park…………………….23 (9.1″)
    Alberton……………………….23 (9.1″)
    Alliston……………………….21 (8.3″)
    Wellington……………………..18 (7.1″)

    End

    QUEBEC

    AWCN11 CWUL
    Weather summary for Western Quebec issued by Environment Canada at 09:33 AM EDT Friday 28 March 2014.

    An intense low pressure system moved through the Gulf of St Lawrence from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland between the afternoon of March 26 and the morning of March 27 before moving away toward the Labrador Sea in the evening. Heavy snowfall, high winds and blowing snow affected the Eastern Gaspé Peninsula and the Lower North Shore.

    Here is a summary of weather event information as received by Environment Canada.

    Blowing snow gave zero visibilities in the following regions:

    Region period

    New Carlisle and Chandler 4 PM March 26 to 7 AM March 27
    Gaspé, Percé and Parc Forillon 5 PM March 26 to noon March 27
    Gaspé National Park 5 PM March 26 to noon March 27
    Sainte-Anne-des-Monts 8 PM March 26 to noon March 27
    Anticosti 6 PM March 26 to noon March 27
    Minganie 10 PM March 26 to noon March 27
    Natashquan 7 PM March 26 to noon March 27
    Blanc-Sablon 8 PM March 26 to noon March 27

    High winds

    Area……………………speed (km/h)

    Grande-Vallée, between 6 AM and 11 AM March 27 – 89 to 91 (55.3 to 56.5 mph)
    Percé, between 5 PM March 26 and midnight March 27 – 90 to 95 (55.9 to 59.0 mph)
    Minganie, between 11 AM and 4 PM – 85 to 91 (52.8 to 56.5 mph)
    Natashquan, between 11 PM March 26 and midnight March 27 – 80 to 90 (49.7 to 55.9 mph)
    Cape Whittle, from 4 PM March 26 to 6 AM March 27 – 90 to 140 (55.9 to 87.0 mph)
    Chevery, from 8 PM March 26 to 5 AM March 27 – 90 to 110 (55.9 to 68.4 mph)

    Snow amounts in centimetres

    Area……………….amount (centimetres)

    Chandler, 7 PM March 26 to 4 AM March 27 – 20 (7.9″)(water equi.)
    Parc de la Gaspésie, 7 PM March 26 to 4 AM March 27 – 10 to 15 (3.9″ to 5.9″)
    Gaspé-Percé, from 4 PM March 26 to 9 AM March 27 – 25 (9.8″)
    Port-meunier, from 6 PM March 26 to 6 AM March 27 – 10 to 15 (3.9″ to 5.9″)
    Natashquan, from 5 PM March 26 to noon March 27 – 20 to 25 (5.9″ to 9.8″) esti.
    Chevery, from 5 PM March 26 to noon March 27 – 30 (11.8″) estimate
    Blanc-Sablon, from 8 PM March 26 to 10 AM March 27 – 32 (12.6″)

    Please note that this summary may include preliminary or unofficial data and does not constitute a final or an official report.

    End

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