DID GLOBAL WARMING MAKE MONTANA EXCEPTIONALLY COLD IN 2019? (LJN 3/12/2019). “There's a kind of cold that's legitimately
dangerous. It can causes frostbite in minutes to unexposed skin. In parts of
the Lower 48 states, such extreme cold is not uncommon, for a few days to at
most a week.
“But over the entire month of February and even into March, such exceptional,
life-threatening cold never departed parts of Montana. Temperatures averaging
20 to 30 degrees below normal gripped huge areas in the state, as well as parts
of the Dakotas.
“While the cold in February was remarkable for its persistence, the brutal
Arctic blast to begin March delivered the most intensity. Almost two dozen
official stations in Montana broke monthly records during the early-month
Arctic invasion, with widespread readings in the minus-30s to minus-40s.
“An all-time record state low for March of minus-46 was also likely
“A comparison of this historic cold snap to unusual 30-day cold streaks in
other parts of the country shows that in most locations, there is no historical
record of cold so extreme lasting so long (either before or after the global
warming claims were made). Only portions of the northern and central Plains
into parts of the Midwest have seen anything like it in modern history.”
Global warmists may say that warming in Alaska made the cold weather in