Six weeks ago, Inside Climate News warmed of heat and drought ravaging the west in 2021.

Climate Change Ravaged the West With Heat and Drought Last Year; Many Fear 2021 Will Be Worse – Inside Climate News

Denver is having their wettest year on record.

February was the coldest month in more than 30 years in the US.

U.S. had its coldest February in more than 30 years | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Here in Cheyenne, Wyoming the maximum temperature of -7F recorded on Valentines Day 2021 was the coldest maximum temperature on record that late in winter.

Last weekend we had our second largest snowfall on record, and weren’t able to get out of the house for four days.

We have lots more snow in the forecast the rest of the month.

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February/march temperatures hare are the coldest in 55 years.

But never mind the record precipitation and cold here in the Great Plains, NOAA says the drought is going to get worse.

Spring Outlook: Drought to persist, expand in U.S. West and High Plains | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The week before Inside Climate News wrote their article warning of heat in the west, it snowed in Malibu, California. The second time that has happened in two years.

Snow in Malibu California

Snow comes to L.A., with powder in Malibu, Pasadena, West Hollywood – Los Angeles Times

via Real Climate Science

Posted on March 21, 2021 by tonyheller

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March 20, 2021 at 07:33PM