This Week in Weather 4/6/19-4/12/19

What did the atmosphere have in store for the US this week? Well, take a look below and see for yourself!

  • As of early Saturday, April 6 the last tornado watch was issued on March 14th. This is the first time in the last 12 years that zero tornado watches have been issued between March 15th and April 5th.
  • Caribou, ME has had continuous snow cover since November 10th, a stretch of nearly 5 months. 23″ remained on the ground as of Saturday, April 6. Seasonal snowfall stands at 158.5″.
  • Winter Storm Wesley was named on the afternoon of Monday, April 8. Spring snowstorm, anyone?
  • NWS Birmingham surveyed an EF0 on the morning of Tuesday, April 9, which makes 2 EF1’s and 1 EF0 for NE Alabama that morning.
  • Here is the amount of people under various warnings from Winter Storm Wesley as of Wednesday, April 10 at 4p:
    • Winter: 19.3 million (4.2 million of those were blizzard warnings)
    • Severe: 2.2 million
    • Fire: 15 million
    • Wind: 36.2 million
  • The pollen count in Atlanta, GA on Friday, April 12 was 2017. That makes for the 13th day this year with pollen counts of over 1000!

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