Winter temperatures will be well above normal and precipitation will be a bit above normal across Pennsylvania, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac, which has been producing long-range forecasts since 1792. But, the warmer temperatures will mean a lot of that precipitation will fall as rain and the state will see near-normal to below-normal amounts of snow. "The coldest periods will be in mid- and late December, early and late January, and early and mid-February," reads the almanac's forecast for the Appalachians region, which includes most of Pennsylvania, except for the southeastern corner of the state and western Pennsylvania. "The snowiest periods will be in mid-December, early January, and early February." For the Atlantic Corridor, which includes Philadelphia and the rest of southeasternmost Pennsylvania, the coldest periods will be in early to mid-December, early and late January, and early February. "The snowiest periods will occur in early December, late January and … [Read more...] about Winter 2018-19 will be warm and wet: The Old Farmer’s Almanac
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We are in the fourth quarter of 2018 and deal data is now available through the end of the third quarter. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and give an outlook for Winter 2018/19. M&A Transaction Report by Sector I. Aerospace Analysts expect positive economic trends to support aerospace M&A activity through the end of 2018 and into 2019. Highlights: 2018 is on track to be a close runner up to 2017 record deal value, even with the decrease in deal value year over year. Small passenger jets have become a focus and Boeing has moved to purchase the commercial aviation business of Embraer to support their small jet strategy. Original Equipment Manufacturers are increasing production to keep pace with record orders from aircraft manufacturers, which may result in transaction activity among OEMs to support scale and efficiency gains. Cybersecurity and emerging technologies continue to be a focus of aerospace and defense … [Read more...] about [ClearRidge] Mergers Acquisitions Transaction Report and Outlook for Winter 2018
U.S. In recent years, the polar vortex up North was to blame for some of the most severe and lasting winter weather. Though the vortex was stable and contained in early December there were some concerns about whether it would stay that way come the end of the month and early January, The Washington Post reported. The polar vortex is an area of low pressure as well as cold air that sits near the North and South Poles of the globe at all times, according to the National Weather Service. The polar vortex is always there, but during the winter it can get stronger and during the summer weaker. A graphic depicting the polar vortex that can cause abnormally cold temperatures during the winter. NOAA It can also undergo changes that cause it to expand, and when this happens in the Northern Hemisphere the cold air near the pole travels down via the jet stream, according to the NWS. When this happens, the cold air makes its way to areas of the country that don’t usually see … [Read more...] about What is a Polar Vortex, WIll it Develop in Winter 2018-2019?
From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, several of last fall’s long-range predictions for winter 2018-19 were surprisingly accurate for Pennsylvania overall.There were a few exceptions, notably PennLive.com’s deep dive into wildlife-related weather-forecasting folklore, which missed the mark by a mile.Here’s a look at those pre-winter outlooks from last fall, and a weather summary for winter 2018-19. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration foresaw wetter and warmer than average December through February. NOAA did not specify how much of that “wet” would come in the form of snow.Accuweather predicted mild temperatures during the first month of winter, but colder in January and February, with a few big snowstorms likely.The Weather Channel forecast normal to slightly above normal temperatures in November and December, and then trending down slightly in January, but no major deviations from … [Read more...] about How reliable were long-range winter 2018-19 forecasts?
Winter 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! National Immigrant Solidarity Network URL: http://[email protected] Information about the Network: FLYER Washington D.C.: (202)595-8990 Every Donation Counts! Please Support Us! Send check pay to: Hey Trump: 'Tear Gassing Children Is Outrageous and Inhumane! Please download our latest newsletter: http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/Newsletter/Winter18.pdf 11/30: Terror at the Border: Experts Condemn the Tear-Gassing of Children Paul Gottinger - CounterPunch On Sunday, US border officers fired tear gas at groups of asylum seekers attempting to reach the US border. Images of mothers and small children fleeing the gas drew widespread outrage from politicians and human rights groups. Wind carried the gas a kilometer away, impacting many individuals not attempting to reach the US border. As a result of the tear gas, one woman collapsed unconscious, a … [Read more...] about Winter 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! : Indybay