Posted: Nov 27, 2013 04:51 PM CST
Updated: Aug 23, 2016 03:12 AM CDT
The Arctic Oscillation in an index that refers to the pressure difference between the Arctic and the northern middle latitudes. When the Arctic Oscillation is positive, cold air stays bottled up to the north and our temperatures are warmer. In a negative phase, colder air moves south, and our temperatures tend to be colder.
The 30-year average monthly snowfall for Columbia.
The 30-year average monthly high and low temperatures for Columbia.
A blizzard is defined as a snow storm that has 35 mph sustained winds and very low visibility for at least three hours.
There is less than a 15 percent chance of a blizzard occurring in central and southern Missouri.
The average number of days per year with freezing rain.
The average winter season temperatures for the past 10 years in Columbia.
A summary of the ABC 17 Stormtrack Winter Weather Forecast.