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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region - June 2018

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NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region for March – May 2018. Dated June 2018.

On March 1–4, the first of several nor'easters impacted the region. The storm brought significant snowfall to some areas; Doyleville, N.B., reported 26 cm (10.2 in.) of snow. Up to 130 mm (5 in.) of rain was reported in New England, which caused flooding. Strong winds associated with the storm downed trees and power lines; wind gusts greater than 146 km/hr (90 mph) were reported in Massachusetts. Storm surge and high waves washed rocks onto coastal roads in Nova Scotia....

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region - June 2018

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region for March – May 2018.  Dated June 2018.   

On March 2, the first of several nor'easters brought significant snowfall. Up to 40 inches of snow fell in central and eastern New York, while up to 5 inches of rain was reported in southern New England and Long Island, which caused flooding. Strong winds associated with the storm downed trees and power lines; wind gusts greater than 90 mph were reported in Massachusetts.


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Climate Outlooks to inform the...

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Great Lakes Region - June 2018

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NOAA/NIDIS
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Great Lakes Region for March – May 2018.  Dated June 2018. 

Several strong low pressure systems in March and April brought with them near-to-record-breaking cold temperatures as well as late season winter precipitation events. By contrast, May saw above-normal conditions for the majority of the basin.


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and...

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region - March 2018

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region for December 2017 – February 2018.  Dated March 2018.   

A storm from December 9 to 10 dropped up to 11 inches of snow on the region. While impacts were limited to flight delays and slick roads, it provided the first measurable snow and first inch of snow for more than a dozen major climate sites.


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand...

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region - March 2018

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region for December 2017 – February 2018. Dated March 2018.   

The first significant storm of the season, on December 9-10, brought 15 to 30 cm (5.9 to 11.8 in.) of snow to parts of New Brunswick. Several thousand customers lost power there. The storm was mainly a rain event over Nova Scotia with up to 70 mm (2.8 in.) over Cape Breton.


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional...

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Great Lakes Region - December 2017

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Great Lakes Region for September – November 2017.  Dated December 2017.

Across the Great Lakes basin, conditions were generally unseasonably warm. Several instances of record-breaking temperatures occurred. Chicago experienced seven consecutive days (September 20-26) with record-breaking warm temperatures up to 35°C (95°F). At the same time, several locations in southern Ontario reported heat-wave conditions with some locations experiencing humidex values reaching 40°C (104°F). These events marked the latest recorded heat wave for...

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region - December 2017

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Northeast Region for September – November 2017.  Dated December 2017.  

During autumn, moderate drought conditions eased, but abnormal dryness lingered in some areas. The dry conditions mainly affected streamflow, groundwater, and some water supplies. See Impacts section for details.


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and anyone can access...

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region - December 2017

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook for the Gulf of Maine Region for September – November 2017. Dated December 2017.   

During autumn, moderate drought and abnormally dry conditions generally improved in New England and New Brunswick but were variable in Nova Scotia and P.E.I. See Impacts section for details.


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and anyone can access them through the...

La Nina, Winter Climate and Outlook for the Northeast Region - November 2017

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Ellen Mecray, Samantha Borisoff
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Describes typical La Niña winter patterns, Madden-Julian Oscillation, Arctic Oscillation, North Atlantic Oscillation; give outlook for winter temperatures and precipitation. 


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Outlooks to inform the public about climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and anyone can access them through the Drought Portal at https://www.drought.gov/drought/resources/reports.    

La Nina Impacts and Outlook for the Great Lakes Region - November 2017

Author/Source:
NOAA/NIDIS, Doug Kluck
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Defines La Niña; gives outlook for winter temperatures and precipitation; possible effects of La Niña on the Great Lakes region, including agriculture, the economy, water levels and lake ice. 


NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program created these Outlooks to inform the public about climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and anyone can access them through the Drought Portal at https://www.drought.gov/drought/resources/reports.   

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