What Happens when You Grow Too Big for your Britches? The Arctic Vortex Weakens!

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 22 September 2017



What Happens when You Grow Too Big for your Britches?

The Arctic Vortex Weakens!

Winter cold extremes linked to high-altitude polar vortex weakening,
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), September 22, 2017.


Leading to, “abrupt and surprising disturbances to which society has to adapt,” until the new factors contributing to our weather create a new, different timing of seasonal transitions, linking our new, warmer and wetter, seasons together.

What happens then? Your basic regional weather pattern has changed, as has ours. My observations on how these changes are playing out on the West Coast of the USA:

Another Warm Arctic Winter like last Winter?

Don’t be surprised to see, “The Blob,” and the “Ridiculously Resilient Ridge” reappearing again this Winter as enduring features of our new, emerging/emergent weather pattern.


Sea Surface Temps





Truth and Consequences

Arctic Roots of Increasing Extreme Weather


Yup, so warm the Polar Vortex split!
Polar Vortex Splits Under Warming Stratosphere


Polar Vortex Effect Further Quantified, Causes & Effects


Warm Arctic Chills Dixie? Warming Arctic Channels Frigid Air South



More Arctic News

Cycle of Doom

Dept of Duh


Earlier Arctic News: Pieces of a New Pattern


Water News



All September 2017 General News


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