Friday, March 03, 2017

The warmer than average seasonal temperature indicates why there are tornadoes.

Intellicast maps for March 3, 2017
11:00 AM EST

The temperatures today are very different than normal. 

The top map shows the US current temperature while the one below it shows the temperature departure from normal.

Degree Departure Scale (click here) with degrees in Fahrenheit

Dark green +30
Dark orange +15 to +20
Orange +10 to +15
Yellow +5 to +10
Light blue -5 to -10
Blue -10 to -15
Royal blue -15 to -20
Deep blue -20 to -25

Yes, + means above normal.

Below and to the right is the National Weather Service map which contains warnings for the (USA today (click here).