Chapter 3: Cold Waves


1) Location, Location, Location
2) The "Arctic Warehouse"
3) The Role of the Appalachians and Rockies
4) Cold if by Land, Warm if by Sea
5) Blocking Highs and their Cold Ties
6) Some Chill Gone with the Wind
7) Coping with the Cold
8) The Late 1800's: The Coldest Temperatures on Record for Washington
9) January 1912: Washington's Coldest Temperatures of the Twentieth Century
10) Washington's Coldest Month: January 1918
11) The Cold Wave of January 1977
12) El Nino and La Nina Winters in Washington
13) The Cold Waves of the 1980's and 1990's