Thursday, December 20, 2012

CFS Suggests Cold Opening To January 2013

**This post is dedicated to Josephine Gay, age 7, a victim of the Connecticut shootings.**

The CFS v2 weeklies from WeatherBell are suggesting that January will open on a very chilly note, with temperature anomalies lower than 7 degrees below normal likely.

The CFS v2 has been showing a cold open to January for quite some time, so it's not surprising to see the forecast still standing today. The ECMWF is projecting widespread warming across North America in the stratosphere in 10 days, enhancing the probability that cold weather will push down to the surface in the next couple weeks, as exhibited by the ECMWF forecast below:


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