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Sancho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-31-11 03:36 AM
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30. Actually, this weather is predicted as part of global warming!
When there is more water in the atmosphere and the poles melt, the weather becomes more unstable for us. Ocean currents change, etc. and both winters and summers will have more energy and extreme weather according to some models. Of course, there's a lot that is still unknown...
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  -A dangerous winter storm pscot  Jan-30-11 10:38 PM   #0 
  - I'm so damn tired of snow....  OhioChick   Jan-30-11 10:40 PM   #1 
  - In the DC area we're expecting the freezing rain portion of the storm  justiceischeap   Jan-30-11 10:41 PM   #2 
  - Ice is worse than snow....  OhioChick   Jan-30-11 10:44 PM   #5 
  - 48 days  polmaven   Jan-31-11 06:33 AM   #34 
  - Ditto for southern Pennsylvania.  Sinistrous   Jan-30-11 11:21 PM   #15 
  - Mexico beckons you! There's hardly an inch of snow to report in...  forty6   Jan-30-11 10:50 PM   #7 
  - How much snow are you expecting in Massachusetts?  OhioChick   Jan-30-11 11:45 PM   #22 
     - I'm Just north of Boston. Storm one: Last report for Tuesday, 5".  Paper Roses   Jan-31-11 06:23 AM   #31 
        - Me too  EstimatedProphet   Jan-31-11 07:29 AM   #41 
  - Better get used to it --  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-31-11 12:14 PM   #45 
  - I'm in Kansas City.....ugh....I guess I can get back out and shovel some more. Guess I'll have to.  cbdo2007   Jan-30-11 10:43 PM   #3 
  - It sounds like a horrible storm  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-30-11 10:43 PM   #4 
  - It appears it is going to reach Colorado Springs also...  kentuck   Jan-30-11 10:47 PM   #6 
  - The last big ice storm took out most of the trees in the neighborhood.  alfredo   Jan-30-11 10:51 PM   #8 
  - That was only last winter...  kentuck   Jan-30-11 10:54 PM   #10 
     - I think maybe the year before. Not sure in my current state.  alfredo   Jan-30-11 11:26 PM   #18 
  - Denver's only going to get 6" of snow at most.  intheflow   Jan-30-11 11:23 PM   #17 
  - 2 degrees as the high Tuesday. I wish I had some off days.  joshcryer   Jan-31-11 12:19 AM   #27 
  - You should all know, this is Global Climate Change....yes! We should...  forty6   Jan-30-11 10:53 PM   #9 
  - Here in Iowa, already a winter storm watch for Tuesday into Wednesday.  bullwinkle428   Jan-30-11 10:55 PM   #11 
  - Supposed to hit the Springs about 8 am tomorrow...  kentuck   Jan-30-11 10:59 PM   #12 
  - I was just on the phone with my sister, who gets lots more  kas125   Jan-30-11 10:59 PM   #13 
  - Which Only Proves That Global Warming Is A Myth  ChoppinBroccoli   Jan-30-11 10:59 PM   #14 
  - NW PA here, SE of Erie. I was 18 in 1976, and it was very bad, worst I've  Mnemosyne   Jan-30-11 11:27 PM   #19 
  - I Still Remember The Blizzard Of '76 Vividly  ChoppinBroccoli   Jan-31-11 01:44 AM   #28 
     - I was in college for the first time that year and mostly I  tigereye   Jan-31-11 06:41 AM   #37 
     - Snow, shovel, repeat. Snow, shovel, repeat. Snow shovel, repeat.  Mnemosyne   Jan-31-11 06:53 AM   #39 
  - Actually, this weather is predicted as part of global warming!  Sancho   Jan-31-11 03:36 AM   #30 
  - We're due for more snow on Tuesday/Wednesday in NJ -- !!  defendandprotect   Jan-30-11 11:23 PM   #16 
  - We're supposed to get freezing rain  Still Sensible   Jan-30-11 11:32 PM   #20 
  - My BIL in Milwaukee WI is of the opinion that he won't be going to  kestrel91316   Jan-30-11 11:34 PM   #21 
  - Albuquerque is supposed to get snow and single digit temps; & below zero in Santa Fe  abq e streeter   Jan-30-11 11:45 PM   #23 
  - The pattern's supposed to last through at least the first half of February  starroute   Jan-31-11 12:00 AM   #24 
  - The worst winters I recall are something like 1959-63 in Iowa.  Hardrada   Jan-31-11 12:04 AM   #25 
  - Ah, winter in the midwest  pscot   Jan-31-11 08:14 AM   #43 
  - Our forecast is calling for the whole enchilada.  Lugnut   Jan-31-11 12:14 AM   #26 
  - Sheesh. Enough is enough. People need a break. n/t  deacon   Jan-31-11 03:24 AM   #29 
  - Great, the previous foot of snow hasn't had a chance to melt off yet,  MadHound   Jan-31-11 06:28 AM   #32 
  - Omaha to get between 6-12 with 30 below wind chills (update)  Omaha Steve   Jan-31-11 06:29 AM   #33 
  - 74 in Orlando today  trumad   Jan-31-11 06:33 AM   #35 
  - High of 73 here today in South Texas  susanr516   Jan-31-11 12:12 PM   #44 
  - uh-oh, they are using the "armageddon" word  tigereye   Jan-31-11 06:34 AM   #36 
  - We're supposed to get an ice storm tonight into tomorrow, though  distantearlywarning   Jan-31-11 07:20 AM   #40 
     - yeah, but only "light' Icing - as compared to an inch of ice  tigereye   Jan-31-11 07:39 AM   #42 
  - 8-12 inches in central IA, then temp drops and winds pick up blowing the mess everywhere  toddaa   Jan-31-11 06:53 AM   #38 

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