Baseball-Sized Hail Pummels Parts of Italy

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Baseball-Sized Hail Pummels Parts of Italy (Ice Age Now, Sep 6, 2015):

Injures several people and animals in addition to causing damage to vehicles, crops and more.

“Baseball size hailstones fall from thunderstorms at speeds of at least 75 mph, so it’s no wonder you can see the magnitude of smashed windshields and structural damage,” said Jonathan Erdman, senior meteorologist for weather.com.

Social media posts also recorded hail near Lake Como in Northern Italy as well.

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‘Anomalous’ July Snowfall In Montana, Wyoming And Idaho

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“Anomalous” July snowfall in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho (Ice Age Now, July 29, 2015):

‘Exceptional’ cold front blankets Montana, Wyoming peaks with rare July snow, reads the  headline in the Washington Post.

“Montana, Wyoming Receive Unusual Late-July Snowfall,” reads the headline on weather.com.

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As the “hottest year ever” rolls on, Scotland braces for icy weather – in July

–  As the “hottest year ever” rolls on, Scotland braces for icy weather – in July (Ice Age Now, July 29, 2015):

“Yes, it may be summer… But brace yourselves for an icy blast coming Scotland’s way,” reads the headline.

“As this summer shapes up to be one of the worst on record for rain, parts of the Highlands could be set for an icy blast overnight from tomorrow into Thursday.

“Temperatures could plummet as low as 4C through the night in rural parts.

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Finland – Summer 2015 poised to be coldest on record

Finland – Summer 2015 poised to be coldest on record (Ice Age Now, July 28, 2015):

“The mercury has exceeded 20 degrees C so rarely this year that the summer of 2015 is shaping up as the chilliest in more than half a century of statistics tracked by the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).

This summer, the temperature has only surpassed 20 C (68 F) at FMI monitoring points on 37 days. In Finnish Lapland, there have only 19 such days.

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Peru: State Of Emergency In Palca District

Peru – State of Emergency in Palca district (Ice Age Now, July 10, 2015):

Frosts are covering the pastures and killing camels.

9 July 2015 – Authorities have asked the Regional Government of Tacna to declare an emergency and take actions to mitigate damage

Thermometers register to -20 ° celsius and a blanket of snow 15 centimeters and 5 centimeters in Paucarani Ancomarca notes Alcalde mayor.

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Scotland – June on track to be coldest in 43 years

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Scotland – June on track to be coldest in 43 years (Ice Age Now, June 20, 2015):

Scotland’s average temperature up until June 15 was 9.3C, two degrees below normal and the coldest June, July or August since June 1972, Met Office records show.

Forecasters are predicting another 10 days of downpours from next week. But first, another cold front will bring cloud and scattered heavy showers tomorrow, followed by a wet Sunday with hail. Highs of 18C tomorrow will drop to 15C on Sunday.

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/june-on-track-to-be-coldest-summer-for-40-years.129399539

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Record Rainfall in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska

Record Rainfall in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska (Ice Age Now, May 27, 2015):

Several cities have already seen one of their  wettest MONTHS on record. And the month isn’t over. And there’s more rain in the forecast

Fort Smith, Arkansas – With 18.33 inches of rain through 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, Fort Smith broke the previous record of 15.02 inches in June 1945, making it the wettest month on record

Oklahoma City – On Saturday, the city broke its June 1989 record of 14.66 inches to become the wettest month in Oklahoma City history.

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