Can you believe its snowing here in Northern California?

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Well its been mighty cold last night and low and behold  it is snowing here...probably won,t last but for now is pretty to see it comming down.....

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« Reply #1 on: 13/12/2008 18:01:00 »
Raining here. Damnably cold, though.
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« Reply #2 on: 13/12/2008 18:03:24 »
Well its been mighty cold last night and low and behold  it is snowing here...probably won,t last but for now is pretty to see it comming down.....

Have you ever had enough to make a Snowmanperson? [;D]

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« Reply #3 on: 13/12/2008 18:30:51 »
Wow that is interesting and as Doc Beaver said that it's been raining very hard here today. It is cold but horrible too.
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« Reply #4 on: 13/12/2008 19:06:09 »
 It has already stopped... but yes it hasd snowed in the past enough to make a whole snow family!!! It was great!  I love it when it snows.. but mus say .. I hatew freezing but as long as I can come back to a warm house or building.. its all good!

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« Reply #5 on: 13/12/2008 20:47:28 »
snowed here last night as well.  Minus 25 F wind chill now, and supposed to get worse the next two days.  BRRRRR!
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« Reply #6 on: 13/12/2008 22:29:33 »
Here too! been raining icy snow wind.. downright nasty inclement weather! LOL... Nice for Christmas though.. if it would snow some more and less sleet and rain then a white Christmas is truly rare here and would be so lovely!

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« Reply #7 on: 13/12/2008 23:03:25 »
Were not "dreaming of a white Christmas" in the UK as the cost of heating has doubled in the last year.
The undertakers will be very busy this winter, and their customers will be stiffer than usual because of hypothermia.

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« Reply #8 on: 14/12/2008 02:11:31 »
 That is certainly a sad point of harsh winters and the economy.

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« Reply #9 on: 14/12/2008 03:45:21 »
The snow missed us this week. It fell west of here and in Houston (First one) on the 10th and in New Orleans on the 11th. The street car is one that runs in the old quarter down St. Charles Street. (RE: Tennessee Williams "A Streetcar Named Desire")
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« Reply #10 on: 14/12/2008 04:00:32 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!
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« Reply #11 on: 14/12/2008 07:47:11 »
The snow missed us this week. It fell west of here and in Houston (First one) on the 10th and in New Orleans on the 11th. The street car is one that runs in the old quarter down St. Charles Street. (RE: Tennessee Williams "A Streetcar Named Desire")
Jimbob...those are lovely piccy's! Thanks for posting them..... very pretty!

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« Reply #12 on: 14/12/2008 07:51:51 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!

Wow in Florida....?  Isn't that unusual there?

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« Reply #13 on: 14/12/2008 08:05:19 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!

Wow in Florida....?  Isn't that unusual there?

Yes, very unusual.  It happens here, but not often.  My friend called me a few days ago from Pensacola and said it was snowing.  She and her kids are from Miami and had never seen snow before so they were very excited.
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« Reply #14 on: 14/12/2008 14:05:54 »
Were not "dreaming of a white Christmas" in the UK as the cost of heating has doubled in the last year.
The undertakers will be very busy this winter, and their customers will be stiffer than usual because of hypothermia.
The stiffs might be stiffer and they might smell better too, but since they are not in a positon to pay I don't think they are generally customers.
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« Reply #15 on: 14/12/2008 14:54:43 »
Were not "dreaming of a white Christmas" in the UK as the cost of heating has doubled in the last year.

It has become totally unacceptable. I know quite a few people on low income who won't be able to afford to heat their homes properly this winter. Our heating bill is running at about 30 per week at the moment and it's not even that cold yet.
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« Reply #16 on: 14/12/2008 16:37:23 »
Were not "dreaming of a white Christmas" in the UK as the cost of heating has doubled in the last year.
The undertakers will be very busy this winter, and their customers will be stiffer than usual because of hypothermia.
The stiffs might be stiffer and they might smell better too, but since they are not in a positon to pay I don't think they are generally customers.

People do pay for their funeral in advance, (sometimes via an assurance policy),
 so despite having "kicked the bucket" they are still footing the bill.

In November my gas supplier increased my direct debit by 3.25x  [:0]

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2008/nov/29/energy-household-bills-gas-consumer-dissatisfaction
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« Reply #17 on: 14/12/2008 17:00:22 »
Can bilateral pedal amputees still kick the bucket? Or foot the bill? [???]
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« Reply #18 on: 14/12/2008 17:09:05 »
Can bilateral pedal amputees still kick the bucket? Or foot the bill? [???]

The undertaker should give them a discount because of the shorter coffin & grave.   [:)]

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« Reply #19 on: 14/12/2008 17:11:53 »
Nah - he wouldn't have a leg to stand on.
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« Reply #20 on: 14/12/2008 20:14:07 »

In November my gas supplier increased my direct debit by 3.25x  [:0]

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2008/nov/29/energy-household-bills-gas-consumer-dissatisfaction

My gas supplier did that, until I sent them an email reminding them just how many suppliers there are out there, and how easy it would be for me to switch to another one.
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« Reply #21 on: 15/04/2009 18:07:32 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!
Sooo much for global warming,.........Al Gore is a jerk!!!

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« Reply #22 on: 15/04/2009 18:10:47 »
Strewth, snow in Florida this week!!!

It's been so good here in London, I've had my Pies (Tortoises) out roaming the garden all day.
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« Reply #23 on: 15/04/2009 18:17:38 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!
Sooo much for global warming,.........Al Gore is a jerk!!!

You may wish to look at the date stamp of this post, 14/12/2008. Snow in mid December! Who did you say the jerk was?
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« Reply #24 on: 15/04/2009 19:37:52 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!
Sooo much for global warming,.........Al Gore is a jerk!!!

You may wish to look at the date stamp of this post, 14/12/2008. Snow in mid December! Who did you say the jerk was?
I'll just remind you that it hardly ever snows in Florida. And Al Gore is still a jerk......................

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« Reply #25 on: 15/04/2009 20:21:59 »
I'll just remind you that it hardly ever snows in Florida. And Al Gore is still a jerk......................

Then I'll just remind you that there have been recorded and reported observations of snowfall, in Florida, since 1774. In fact, there has been recorded snowfall in five of the last eight years.

This has nothing whatsoever to do with global warming, it has not been attributed to global warming, and is not caused by global warming. Al Gore may or may not be a jerk, but he has nothing to do with this subject.

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« Reply #26 on: 15/04/2009 21:22:41 »

 Al Gore may or may not be a jerk, but he has nothing to do with this subject.
Fine, but I would appreciate your vague insinuation about who may or may not be a jerk at this venue, kept to yourself...................Ethos
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« Reply #27 on: 15/04/2009 21:54:34 »

 Al Gore may or may not be a jerk, but he has nothing to do with this subject.
Fine, but I would appreciate your vague insinuation about who may or may not be a jerk at this venue, kept to yourself...................Ethos

Hold on! You were the one that stated Al Gore was a jerk...because it happened to snow in Florida!!! I simply pointed out that this is not new, and pointed out that this is nothing to do with global warming. I then stated that "Al Gore may or may not be a jerk, but he has nothing to do with this subject", because it or he has nothing to do with this topic.

what's wrong with that?

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« Reply #28 on: 15/04/2009 22:37:38 »
A lot of people confuse the local weather extremes with climate.

In local weather you can have flukes like snow in California or Italy, that does not automatically mean that climate change is not happening. Looking at the statistics of several years for an area gives you an idea about the climate and how it's changing over time. Some areas will get hotter, drier, colder or wetter. So global warming or cooling is missleading, climate change is more exact for what is happening to our worlds climate at the moment.
The climate change as such isn't debated, whether it's man made or not is.

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« Reply #29 on: 16/04/2009 08:59:50 »
Even if Al Gore is a jerk, it doesn't make him wrong. It is an ad hominem attack and is as such fallacious.

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« Reply #30 on: 16/04/2009 10:16:15 »
We got snow in Florida this week too!
Sooo much for global warming,.........Al Gore is a jerk!!!

You may wish to look at the date stamp of this post, 14/12/2008. Snow in mid December! Who did you say the jerk was?

Ooer! I didn't notice that....... stands in corner with dunces hat on
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« Reply #31 on: 18/04/2009 00:10:13 »
Can you believe Lubbock Texas had two feet of hail last night!



Snow plows needed to clear hail in Texas Panhandle

Associated Press - April 17, 2009 5:45 PM ET

"It's a cleanup day across parts of West Texas and the Panhandle after strong storms moved through the region.

"No injuries were reported.

"Meanwhile:

"The National Weather Service says parts of Southeast Texas faced the threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms today.

"Oncor Electric Delivery reports about 25,000 customers without power today in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Spokeswoman Carol Peters says mainly wind and lightning caused the downed power lines and outages.

"Passengers on flights to and from major airports in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas experienced delays during the worst of the storms.

"Early today one twister touched down briefly north of Kress, about 60 miles south of Amarillo. Another touched down just east of Lubbock, in Crosby County.

"Two others came down a few hours later near Lake Thomas in Scurry County, about 100 miles southeast of Lubbock."

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« Reply #32 on: 18/04/2009 02:33:54 »
Wow!!! 2 feet... thats a lot of Hail !!!!!!!
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