Extreme Temperature Diary- Wednesday December 15th, 2021/Main Topic: Another Anomalous Midwest Tornado Outbreak Forecast for Today

The main purpose of this ongoing blog will be to track planetary extreme, or record temperatures related to climate change. Any reports I see of ETs will be listed below the main topic of the day. I’ll refer to extreme or record temperatures as ETs (not extraterrestrials). 😉

Main Topic: Another Anomalous Midwest Tornado Outbreak Forecast for Today

Dar Diary. Just as I feared a few days ago, we will probably see some severe storms in association with a well-advertised, historic warm wave that is currently increasing ahead of a rapidly developing front in the northern Plains. There has never been a tornado as far north as Minnesota occurring during the month of December, but meteorological ingredients nay fine together enough to see one. Today will be historically brutal:

The Storm Prediction Center has issued another moderate outlook, which looks very similar to the one centered over Kentucky in association with their historic, awful outbreak:

I pray that we won’t get F3 or worse wedge tornadoes out of this, similar to what occurred in the Quad State area, but these are not likely, thankfully.

Here are what some experts are saying about the dynamics in association with this dire forecast:

And then there is a chance of large wildfires along with damaging winds well south of the severe area:


Evening Updates:


Here are some “ET’s” reported from Wednesday:

Here is some November 2021 climatology:

Here is more climate and weather news from Wednesday:

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Now here are some of today’s articles and notes on the horrid COVID-19 pandemic:

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