Randy Mann

A look at global temperatures to 2040 — part 2

February 13, 2017 at 5:00 am

Last week, I covered Part 1 of our long-term predictions to 2040. Thank you for your emails and comments. If you want to see the full article and chart, it’s available at www.LongRangeWeather.com. Here’s Part 2.As stated last week, we, Clim...

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Looking ahead at global temperatures to 2040

February 06, 2017 at 5:00 am

After receiving numerous emails and questions, we finally decided to update our long-term chart and associated article about climate change. Here is Part 1 of the column.•••Until late 2006, global temperatures were more than a degree Fahren...

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El Nino could be sneaking up on La Nina

January 30, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Inland Empire has seen a different weather pattern over the last several weeks. There has been a little snow, but many of the days have generally been partly to mostly cloudy with areas of freezing fog. Temper-atures have been close to ...

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The worst of our winter appears to be over

January 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

We got our “January Thaw” last week as temperatures finally warmed up to above normal levels. High temperatures climbed into the upper 30s and low 40s across the region, making it feel almost balmy. Prior to the milder weather, Cliff told m...

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Here’s exactly how cold it’s been around here lately

January 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

The last three months of 2016 were certainly “extreme” across Coeur d’Alene and the rest of the Inland Northwest. October was the second-wettest month in recorded history with a whopping 8.88 inches of rain. The October normal is only 2.22 ...

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Some tips to avoid, or in case of, frostbite

January 09, 2017 at 5:00 am

It has certainly has felt like an “old-fashioned winter” across the Inland Empire this winter season. For much of last week, temperatures dipped to near or below the zero mark as a second big Arctic blast of frigid air moved into the region...

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Idaho snows and solar cycles

January 02, 2017 at 5:00 am

As we begin 2017, the Inland Empire will be experiencing another round of frigid weather as temperatures are expected to drop to near or below the zero mark this week. The winter of 2016-17 may turn out to be one of the coldest in recent me...

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See how you’d like this cold-weather cure

December 26, 2016 at 5:00 am

I got to sit down Thursday with the managing editor of the Coeur d’Alene Press, Mike Patrick, to do our first “live” Facebook telecast. We wanted to thank the many people who watched us talk about the weather. We covered a lot of topics, i...

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New weather satellites to enhance weather forecasting

December 19, 2016 at 5:00 am

Last week was one of the coldest we’ve seen in years. High temperatures only managed to make it into the teens from Wednesday through Saturday. Readings fell below zero early Saturday morning in Coeur d’Alene for the first time since Feb. ...

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Prepare for spurts of rain and snow

December 05, 2016 at 5:00 am

December is here and we’ve finally seen some snow after a relatively mild November. Cliff tells me that our snowless November in Coeur d’Alene has happened only seven times since 1895. However, Spokane International Airport picked up 3.3 in...

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