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Still pondering global warming and its’ effects?

Accuweather  has published an interesting summary of some of the weather in the early months of 2008 at this link.

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December 26, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | Comments Off on Still pondering global warming and its’ effects?

There are no palm trees growing in Spokane.

Talk of a white Christmas – snowfall on Thursday gave Spokane, Washington, a record for the month of December. As of 4 p.m. Laurie Nisbet of the National Weather Service says Spokane had received 46.2 inches this [in December] . The old record of 42.7 inches was set in 1996.

The latest dump was more than 8 inches from a snowstorm that began last night. More snow is in the forecast for Spokane into Monday with heavy accumulations possible Sunday night.

via The Olympian

Snowfall record keeping began in Spokane in 1880.

December 26, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | | Comments Off on There are no palm trees growing in Spokane.

Global Warming strikes Las Vegas

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December 21, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | , | Comments Off on Global Warming strikes Las Vegas

Global warming? Not in Seattle, Portland or Spokane

The snow was a day late, but it arrived dramatically in Seattle on Thursday, swirling down amid lightning and thunder to snarl traffic and close schools for tens of thousands of students.

Heavy snow fell on most of Washington, with the National Weather Service predicting frigid temperatures into next week, along with more snow possible by the weekend.

On the other side of the state, traffic around Spokane was at a standstill Thursday morning after about 20 inches of snow fell in the previous 24 hours. Police said most streets were impassable and motorists should stay home. Schools and most government offices were closed and garbage pickup was suspended.

via Seattle- msnbc.com.

Forecasts call for a day of clear and cold (10 degrees or below) followed by another big snow dump. Idaho and western Montana are also getting clobbered. Global warming is hiding itself really well in this part of the world and generally across the northern tier of states.

December 18, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | , , | Comments Off on Global warming? Not in Seattle, Portland or Spokane

Global Warming, Central Washington Style

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Highway 2, Stevens Pass, North Central Cascades, 4100 feet

December 17, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | Comments Off on Global Warming, Central Washington Style

One to four inches of global warming due in Las Vegas

Measurable snowfall is expected to greet Las Vegas Valley residents today for the first time in more than five years, according to the National Weather Service.

“We are definitely looking at snow across the valley in the early morning,” weather service meteorologist Larry Jensen said Sunday.

Jensen said between 1 and 4 inches of snow is expected to fall in valley areas below 4,000 feet.

via ReviewJournal.com

December 15, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | , | Comments Off on One to four inches of global warming due in Las Vegas

Four inches of global warming blankets New Orleans

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Strange snowfall covered south Louisiana Thursday, with accumulations of up to four inches in some districts, causing tree branches to break from the unusual weight and lights to flicker at times as power lines apparently become impacted by the odd winter weather for this section of the country. Heavy snow was blowing through downtown New Orleans.

via Daily Contributor.

December 11, 2008 Posted by | Global warming, Strange | , | Comments Off on Four inches of global warming blankets New Orleans

It snowed in Kenya…yet another example of global warming

More at Kenya Broadcasting Corporation:

Residents of Nyahururu north district were treated to a rare occurrence, when a heavy down pour of snow hit the area leaving a massive block of snow that covered a large expanse of land.

The Meteorological Department however explains that a heavy cloud blown from the Congo basin that froze once it approached the Nyandarua area caused the large snow.

Gathanji village in Nyandarua North district, and the residents here too could not believe their eyes after it begun to snow at 2.pm with the snow covering over 200 hectares of land.

September 4, 2008 Posted by | Global warming, Strange, weather | , | Comments Off on It snowed in Kenya…yet another example of global warming

A cold day in North Dakota, 1966

May 4, 2008 Posted by | Global warming, People, weather | | Comments Off on A cold day in North Dakota, 1966

Global Warming Coats London

Link to Daily Mail

April 6, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | Comments Off on Global Warming Coats London