On friday Bitter cold dropped tempratures to record breaking lows in the north east
The chill wind- what the temprature feels like- on the summit of mount washington,New hampshire,dropped to minus 108F,since meteorologists began calculating wind chills that’s likely the lowest wind chills that”s likely the lowest wind chills ever recorded in the united states,said Brian brettschneider,an alaskan climate scientist.
Based on historic records the wind chill records at mount washington shows the wind chill also could have been at minus 108F or below on january 22 1885.the low that Day-which still stands as the record low – was minus 50F and the 24 hour avarage wind speed was 89mph ,Breet schneider said that combination would produce a wind chill below minus 108F ,he said so.
on fiday night the temprattarenmount washington dropped as low as 46degree farahanite ,on friday night with 97mph winds,according to national weather service report. Record daily lows were set in Botson,
- massachusetts(-8F) , providence
- rhode island(-4F) and,Bridge port
the weather service said,
Bitter cold forecast fort north east but upcoming warmer tempratures tantalize
friday weather updates:
wind chills as low as 40 below zero “Dangerously cold artic blast in Northeast ;
Dangerously low wind chills:
The weather service reported on extreme wind chills of minus 62F on cadillac mountain in maine’s acadia national park from minus 31F to minus 61F,wind chills ranging that much,reported across at least five countries in maine across new hampshire wind chills below minus 32F.to help people understand the dangers of expuser to cold temprature and the higher the wind speed ,up to a point ,the colder it will feel.
What is wind chill ? understanding the wind chill index and how it’s calculated.
The concept of wind chill is pioneered by antarctica explores and polar-scientists- paul siple and charles passel in 1940s,it was based on the length of time it took a vessel of near-freezing water to actually freeze under wind and temprature conditions .in 2001 the wind chill was modified ,the weather service said,after a series of tests on volunteers who were placed.in a chilled wind tunnel.
What is the polar vortex ?
in-depth look at how it can affect winter weather in the US.
What causing the extreme cold ?
According to the associated press report,A blast of arctic air reached the region just as rapid intensification of a storm system over the canadian province of new found land and labrador churned up powerful wind.