the Storm which has been named Ulmer, with violent winds and partly heavy snowfall, continues on Thursday to whip parts of the eastern Rocky mountains and the prairie on their way north in the middle of the united states.
Vädermyndigheterna had previously warned that the traffic systems could be paralyzed because of the blocking snow drifts and falling trees.
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Denver, where Ulmer reached on Wednesday night local time, there was a full blizzard with the non-existent term, Trees have fallen on power lines, and 100,000 households are without electricity in the state.
the Wind has in its central parts had to storm the fortress in the average wind and gusts with orkanhastighet has been measured. In Colorado Springs, registered a gust at 43 metres per second.
Orkanbyar was also reported in northern Texas earlier in the day. Nearly 70,000 households were without electricity. In New Mexico tracked a train of 26 wagons out, and the violent kastvindarna out as an explanation.
In some places in the mountains have 60 centimetres of snow had fallen, and with the strong winds have drifts of up to 1.8 metres has been formed.
the Weather has been so brutal that the police in Colorado have not been able to snatch at all the road accidents reported, writes CBS. In the municipality of El Paso has over 500 motorists stranded in the storm.
”Yes, this is the equivalent of a category 1 hurricane! It is a serious blizzard! TRY NOT TO EVEN DRIVE IN THIS KIND OF WEATHER!”, wrote the weather service in Boulder on Twitter before the Ulmers arrival.https://twitter.com/NWSBoulder/status/1105882956609044480
at that the air pressure in the eye of the low fallen so much in such a short time. Falling pressure more than 24 microbars in 24 hours speaks of a ”bombcyklon” (a cyclone is a low pressure), and the Ulmers press fell 33 microbars in a day. The lower the pressure, the stronger the winds.
Preliminary air pressure in the Ulmers center set new lows for the area.
the Storm continues on Thursday, to the north and northeast, and snöstormvarning has been issued for North Dakota, South Dakota, eastern Wyoming, and Minnesota. Further east, near the great lakes, warned of flooding.
in the middle of the united states – not in the vicinity of the to be rekordkall, but unusual ”ovarm”.
In Kansas City, which is located approximately at Madrid's latitude, usually each winter come a few warm days now and then. But this winter, it has never been mild. On Wednesday, the city had 134 days in a row without the temperature reached 18 degrees, and it is the longest cold period so far. The last record, 133 days, was set in 1912.
the average Temperature for the winter months of december to February was a minusgrad in Kansas City, which was a half degree below normal.