Capt's Log 2 March: 3rd Warmest Start to March in 35 Years!

What a difference a year makes. Last year one of the coldest snowiest starts to March in decades, this year 3rd warmest! Today we review the benefits of this warm start to Spring and what it means for seasonal merchandise sales. The 2-week outlook shows a very warm and somewhat wet pattern for the U.S. overall. The FLU virus is beginning its annual plunge in activity with the warmer weather, let's hope similar trends take over for the Coronavirus which is already diminishing in China. P.S. that mask will not protect you! Winter ice on the Great Lakes is at 17%, near record low and Winter snowfall ended up down 25% vs a year ago and least in 8 years for the U.S. Have a great week. Your 14-day outlook: https://www.weathertrends360.com/Dashboard
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Captain's Log 24 Feb '20 Monday

A lot to cover today to include: World weather recap for 16-22 Feb Very strong Polar Vortex Moderate La Nina coming - drying pattern in U.S. This week outlook Next week outlook Snow cover this morning - 2nd least in 17 years Winter weekly weather recap Winter snowfall least in 8 years Eastern U.S. snow totals - near record low Power of 1 degree + short range outlook = strong spring sales Great Lakes Ice cover says early Spring! Flying kites on a warm Winter day Enjoy. Your 14-day outlook: https://www.weathertrends360.com/Dashboard
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February 2020 Newsletter: La Nina Is Coming: Is Your Business Ready?

Winter 2019-2020 is almost in the history books and it certainly set some records. Meteorological Winter is defined as 1 December to 29 February, and that period has been warm, wet but not very snowy for the U.S. as a whole. Here are the trends based on 260 cities across the U.S. representing over 80% of the population.
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Captain's Log 17 Feb 2020 Monday (President's Day)

World recap last week, snowfall summaries to date, 2-week U.S. outlook, meeting your super hero BLIPPI!
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January 2020 Weather Recap

We examine the weather trends from January 2020 and how they impacted retail sales.
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