It’s… the blob. It came from above. And it’s got the world in its grip.
And… it’s not going anywhere any time soon.
If that sounds like a trailer line for a low-budget sci-fi movie… well, it could be.
But it also fairly describes the powerful “Strong Hudson Bay Low” – an Arctic-spawned low-pressure system that locked in place over much of the Northern Hemisphere in mid-November. The strong, static “blocking” system is showing no sign of releasing its grip any time in the foreseeable future.