Already in the last article, we have looked at ESRL composites for the first 4 pentads of Winter 2021/2022 (early-winter composites) for Europe /https://mkweather.com/esrl-composites-for-europe-for-the-first-4-pentads-of-december-2021-early-winter//.
Now, we should confirm, that December in the USA is anomalously warm and this trend will be continuing mainly in central and eastern parts until the end of the month /https://mkweather.com/summer-christmas-for-south-central-usa/; https://mkweather.com/the-long-term-forecast-for-the-usa-until-31-january-2021-mostly-warm-christmas-and-new-year-2021-2022/; https://mkweather.com/the-first-december-tornado-outbreak-in-minnesota-in-all-time-history-7-tornadoes-caused-damages/; https://mkweather.com/the-long-term-forecast-for-the-usa-canada-and-mexico-until-30-january-2022/; https://mkweather.com/white-christmas-2021-and-new-year-2022-forecast-for-the-usa//.
Low geopotential with cold temperature anomalies have persisted in the last period mainly above NW parts of the continent and later hit the western half of the USA, too.
Meanwhile, above Central USA, unseasonable winter heatwaves brought summer temperatures and deadly tornado outbreaks /mainly Kentucky event: https://mkweather.com/breaking-ef4-tornado-in-kentucky-killed-50-people-it-was-historic-winter-supercell//.
Such we should notice in outputs below, the USA, especially South-Central parts have experienced excessively warm winter weather, with temperatures in Texas up of to 92°F / +34°C or southern Midwest up to 83°F / +29°C. Moreover, the next, “Christmas heatwave” is in the region forecast (link above).
Mainly in the second December decade was by anomalous warm spells hit Eastern Canada, too.
While the first decade of December 2021 brought dry weather in Northwest, the USA, the third decade appeared a strong atmospheric river above the region, with anomalous rainfall and snowfall. A deep snow cover was in some regions created, with a result of the highest chances for White Christmas 2021 within the USA.
Until 30. January 2022, strengthening of winter conditions in North America is forecast /https://mkweather.com/the-long-term-forecast-for-the-usa-canada-and-mexico-until-30-january-2022//.
Winter 2021/2022 forecasts for the region you will find here: /https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-2022-forecast-for-north-america-a-peak-of-winter-with-extreme-arctic-blasts-and-blizzards-in-february-2022/; https://mkweather.com/winter-2021-2022-forecast-for-northern-hemisphere//.