Winter Storm Titan
March has begun for millions of Americans with a freezing winter blast. The Weather Channel has named this one Winter Storm Titan and the name fits good. Global warming alarmists are running for cover because Titan has left them out in the cold.
States of Emergency
States of Emergency were called by several Governors because of the drastic ice, sleet, snow and bitter cold temperatures. Delaware, Tennessee, and Virginia were among the states. A State of Emergency was called for Washington D.C. Pike County in Kentucky was declared under a State of Emergency because of what was called extremely dangerous road conditions. Ohio, West Virginia and many other states had at least one county declared a State of Emergency.
Winter Storm Warning
In the south, Austin and Houston Texas were under a Winter Storm Warning. Ice accumulation on power lines caused over 30,000 power outages. The trecherous snow, sleet and ice conditions carried over to parts of Louisiana. Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee were also exposed to the wrath of Winter Storm Titan.
Denver, Colorado Accidents
Denver, Colorado had an over 100 vehicle catastrophy from Titan. One person died and some 30 others were injured. At least 12 deaths throughout the U.S.A. have been attributed to the March winter storm. Winter Storm Titan started in the U.S.A. in California with flash floods. Incredibly, some areas of California received more rain from Titan than they received all last year. The rains carried over to Nevada and soon turned to snow, ice and sleet.
Accidents abounded in several states. Virginia had about 300 crashes in just 10 hours. About 400 accidents as a result of Titan were in Tennessee with the bulk of them being in Nashville and Memphis. Rutherford County was also hit hard with ice and sleet accounting for over 90 accidents in only about a 4 hour time span. Rutherford County is east of Nashville.
Austin, Texas dropped over 30 degrees and Houston, Texas went from 77 to 28 degrees both in less than 12 hours. Kansas City, Missouri lowest ever recorded temperature for March was -1 degrees set in 1962. March 3, 2014 now holds the record low of a freezing -3 degrees. Baltimore, Maryland held an old record set all the way back in 1873 which was 5 degrees. March 4, 2014 is the new record holder at a frigid 4 degrees.
Many other near cold records came from Winter Storm Titan. Also, temperatures were consistently 10 to 30 degrees below normal in hundreds of cities. Chicago was in single digit temps and for the month of February was over 10 degrees below there average of over 27 degrees. Yes, Chicago’s average temperatures for February were only 17 degrees. Detroit and the rest of Michigan also have been brutually cold. Minneapolis , Minnesota has had an amazing 44 days of temperatures below zero for the winter of 2013/2014. Freezing cold from Wisconsin to Texas and Colorado to Maine.
Even the climate change and global warming alarmists are running for cover in the wake of Arctic Blast after Arctic Blast. Some would call it Global Cooling or Global Freezing.