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Global warming strikes Hawaii

How’s about that global warming thing eh?

Now Hawaii is covered in snow:

The snowfall has eased up slightly on the summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the Big Island, but another foot of snow is still possible Sunday.

A Winter Storm Warning has been reissued, and will be in effect from 6 a.m. Sunday through 6 a.m. Monday night for elevations above 8,000 feet. The watch replaces the Winter Storm Warning, which was cancelled Saturday morning.   Read more »

How about that global warming thing eh?

Japan is experiencing fallen snow on the ground earlier than ever before.

Tokyo residents have woken up to the first November snowfall in more than 50 years.

The Japan Meteorological Agency also said it was the first time fallen snow on the ground had been observed in November since such records started to be made in 1875.

An unusually cold air mass brought wet snow to Japan’s capital on Thursday. Above-freezing temperatures kept the snow from sticking in most places, though it did accumulate on sidewalks and cars in Tokyo’s far western suburbs.

Meteorologists forecast up to 2cm would fall, and more in the mountains north-west of Tokyo.   Read more »

Hang on, I thought we just ‘celebrated’ the warmest year on record?

Apparently global warming isn’t that bad. After all, if it was really real and as catastrophic as has been suggested, we wouldn’t be getting headlines about the pending snow-pocalypse about to descend on the US.

One in seven Americans will get at least half a foot of snow outside their homes when this weekend’s big storm has finished delivering blizzards, gale-force winds, whiteout conditions and flooding to much of the eastern United States.

The first flakes of what could become two feet or more of wet, driving snow began falling in Washington Friday afternoon, sloshing in from the Ohio River Valley looking just like the forecasts promised.   Read more »

Photo Of The Day

 

Frozen

 

Nature performs many astonishing feats, yet it is a different matter altogether when we human beings push past the boundaries of normal. It was a viciously cold morning in Lengby, Minnesota, when a man discovered his 19-year old neighbour, Jean Hilliard, lying in the snow.

Her whole body was frozen solid from the night before, when temperatures dropped twenty-five degrees below zero. Apparently, Jean was trying desperately to reach her neighbour for help after her car skidded off the road. When her body was discovered she was immediately sent to the local hospital, where her condition stunned the doctors.

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That global warming is going well

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Snow fell on the mountains around Canterbury and Otago … as temperatures plummeted to as low as 1degC in the lower South Island.

MetService meteorologist Peter Little says it could be the coldest day of the summer for many. Read more »

Photo Of The Day

Photo: © Marc Henauer / National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest. " The Diver Magic Kingdom "is the title of this picture, which won the third prize. It was taken at Grüner See, a lake of Styria in Austria, which saw its level rise of 10 meters during the spring snow melt. This phenomenon, which lasts only a few weeks, overwhelms hiking trails, meadows and trees, creating this magical landscape to admire, especially scuba diving.

Photo: © Marc Henauer / National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest.
” The Diver Magic Kingdom “is the title of this picture, which won the third prize. It was taken at Grüner See, a lake of Styria in Austria, which saw its level rise of 10 meters during the spring snow melt. This phenomenon, which lasts only a few weeks, overwhelms hiking trails, meadows and trees, creating this magical landscape to admire, especially scuba diving.

“The Diver Magic Kingdom”

Grüner See: The Green Lake of Tragöß

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Global Warming. Coming. To. Get. You

Global Warming biting hard in the US, 49 of 50 states have snow on the ground

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Global Warming is striking hard in the US.  The Herald reports on ‘Snowmageddon’ or global warming in a cool phase:

A major storm blowing in heavy snow and ice is gripping large swaths of the winter-weary US, leaving a dozen people dead and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes.

Thousands of travellers were stranded as flights, including at major air hubs in Atlanta and New York, were cancelled, and nearly 800,000 homes and businesses lost power, mainly in Georgia, and North and South Carolina.

The latest brutal freeze to hammer the eastern states of the country since the start of the year has been dubbed “snowmaggedon”, “mind-boggling” and “historic” by major television networks and forecasters.

CBS News said at least 11 deaths had been blamed on the ferocious conditions.

“A strengthening area of low pressure will move up the east coast Thursday bringing with it significant winter weather from the southeast to New England (in the northeast),” said the National Weather Service, which had warned of a “mammoth dome” of Arctic air.  Read more »

Can irony cause a sore back? Sure it can! Wait for it…

Apart from that, global warming is not delivering in Portland, Oregon either.

How is the northern hemisphere enjoying their global warming then?

A man walks past a snow encrusted bicycle with wind chills nearing minus 30F on Tuesday, in downtown Chicago

A man walks past a snow encrusted bicycle with wind chills nearing minus 30F on Tuesday, in downtown Chicago

The global warmists have been pretty much wrong on everything so far and their taxpayer funded computer modelling is a joke, garbage in garbage out.

But let’s say they are correct and we may get warming of 2 degrees over the next century that will bring the temperature up in Washington to -12, -20 in Chicago, -14 in New York and balmy Florida to a sweltering 2 degrees.

The Daily Mail reports progress with global warming in the Northern Hemisphere.

Brutal, life-threatening cold descended over the East and the South, sending the mercury plummeting on Tuesday into the single digits and teens from New York and Washington to Atlanta, Nashville and Birmingham – where many people have little experience in dealing with freezing weather.

After pounding the Midwest and Great Lakes over the weekend, snow from winter storm Ion started to move into the East on Tuesday.

The morning weather map for the eastern half of the U.S. was dotted with lots of small, negative numbers with the Midwest and the East were colder than much of Antarctica.

The historic freeze shuttered schools, businesses and made road conditions treacherous. More than 3,700 flights – around one out of every 10 domestic departures – were canceled on Monday with delays continuing today. The majority of cancellations were in Chicago, Cleveland, New York and Boston.   Read more »