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Record Cold in Interior Alaska – heading into the USA, agriculture at risk
watts Up With That? ^ | May 1, 2013 | Anthony Watts

Posted on 05/02/2013 7:11:12 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

reader “agimarc” writes: As with the Lower 48 states, spring is late and cold here in central Alaska. Fairbanks reported a record low of 2 degrees F above zero Sunday, breaking the previous record of 8 from 1924.

Here in Anchorage, looks like we are around 3 – 4 weeks late with ice of local lakes and snow off the ground. Winter was not particularly hard, but it all changed with a very cold April. And at this point it does not appear things will be warming up soon. So much for manmade global warming due to carbon dioxide emissions.usak_yestlows_i5_points[1]

Story here: http://www.adn.com/2013/04/29/2883299/interior-alaska-sees-record-breaking.html

Yes, have a look at the image at right.

Here is a complete list of record lows for Alaska in the past 7 days, 996 new record lows were set (click low temp and details tab):

http://wx.hamweather.com/maps/climate/records/7day/usak.html?cat=maxtemp,mintemp,snow,lowmax,highmin,

And the cold is now creeping into the USA, look at the difference between Denver and Kansas City: 

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Expect a whole new crop of record lows for the USA, and some serious issues to develop with agriculture in the nation’s breadbasket as a result.

Only 5% Of Corn Crop Planted

This in contrast to last year at this time of 49% of the corn crop planted and the five year average of 31%

The Weather Channel picked the wrong year to name winter storms, the snow and cold may be their Achilles Heel (h/t to Steve Goddard):

ScreenHunter_216 May. 01 08.27

Winter Storm Achilles: Snow and Cold Kick Off May | Weather Underground


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: alaska; climatechange; globalcooling; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 05/02/2013 7:11:12 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

We will be in the inside passage late next week


2 posted on 05/02/2013 7:12:37 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: All
Mention made of Steve Goddard...:see this thread:

US Headed For The Coldest Spring On Record

3 posted on 05/02/2013 7:17:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: al baby

Take your parka.


4 posted on 05/02/2013 7:18:28 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

it was 23 degrees here two nights ago...but we’re supposed to get nice weather now....eastern washington...so naturally TODAY I planted some zukes and walla walla’s and some leaf lettuce.....so it might have been all in vain..


5 posted on 05/02/2013 7:20:32 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This is all just proof that Global Warming is real.


6 posted on 05/02/2013 7:21:52 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: al baby

We will be in the inside passage late next week

It’ll still be beautiful.

Enjoy.


7 posted on 05/02/2013 7:21:54 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This is directly or indirectly due to our irresponsible carbon footprints I suppose.

The solution: more widespread and higher taxes and of course guilt.


8 posted on 05/02/2013 7:22:07 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Keep your eyes on Jesus. He is the same yesterday, today, and forever.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Kansas City ‘was’ 70 degrees.

Now there’s an inch of snow on the ground.


9 posted on 05/02/2013 7:24:48 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

Its cold here in Tampa, down to 67 tonight. brrrrrr 66 tomorrow night


10 posted on 05/02/2013 7:27:24 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: al baby

+17 this morning
+34 right now

The record high for this date was +78
Normal is +56

Snow again this morning.

Fairbanks.


11 posted on 05/02/2013 7:27:28 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: driftdiver

Braggert.

: )


12 posted on 05/02/2013 7:29:09 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This report confuses me as I live in Southern Oregon and it’s unseasonably hot: mid 80’s all week-weekend. Evening lows in 40’s - not bad.


13 posted on 05/02/2013 7:29:12 PM PDT by freeagle
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Des Moines was 80 degrees Tuesday. Daytime high Thursday was 35. Snowing and blowing for more than 24 hours.


14 posted on 05/02/2013 7:36:32 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Someone call Al Gore and the “experts” on “Global Warming”

Record Setting May Snowfall Likely for parts of Arkansas

Snowfall in May in the State of Arkansas just doesn’t happen, but that could very well change by Friday morning. John Robinson of the National Weather Service in Little Rock went in search of records of a May snowfall in the State, but could not find a report of snow later than April 30th. On April 30th 1903, a trace of snow was reported in Fayetteville and Harrison. The latest measurable snowfall was recorded on April 24th 1910 in Corning, Arkansas. As for Little Rock, the latest snowfall ever recorded was on April 19th 1983. ALL of these records are in jeopardy. Here is a look at some various computer model snowfall projections through Saturday morning.


15 posted on 05/02/2013 7:36:49 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

In central Texas we will take the cool weather as long as we can get it!


16 posted on 05/02/2013 7:38:01 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
When it's springtime in Alaska, it's 40 below...
17 posted on 05/02/2013 7:41:07 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: kcvl

Good thing I haven’t planted my tomato plants yet.


18 posted on 05/02/2013 7:42:42 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
It is now 30 F in Kansas City, wind chill 20 F!

Gosh, can you imagine how cold it would be without our Global Warming!!!

19 posted on 05/02/2013 8:05:41 PM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: freeagle

It all depends on where the jet stream is doing it’s thing.


20 posted on 05/02/2013 8:05:46 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I heard on a talk radio show yesterday that i'ts already the second coldest spring on record.

Sun's magnetic field declining leading to low sun spot counts....if this keeps up expect another 400 year long mini ice age.

21 posted on 05/02/2013 8:07:15 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: unixfox

The cool weather is not bad—but the wind is about to blow us away near Austin. I could do without that!


22 posted on 05/02/2013 8:09:28 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: kcvl
Someone call Al Gore

I don't think Algore leaves his cell phone on there in his hammock in Antigua. He just has his garcon bringing him his little umbrella drinks.

23 posted on 05/02/2013 8:13:23 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: cherry

Accuweather’s May forecasts for Spokane (Doesn’t look too bad):

http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/spokane-wa/99201/may-weather/331422


24 posted on 05/02/2013 8:20:51 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

God...kickin’ Al Gore in the britches. Love it.


25 posted on 05/02/2013 8:27:10 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

About 3 F here now over 9100 feet just east of some high peaks at about 39 degrees latitude. Will probably go below 0 within about four hours or so.


26 posted on 05/02/2013 8:34:17 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

“Will probably go below 0 within about four hours or so.”

Where is algore when ya need him?

You know, algore, the EVIL POS who never became POTUS, but thinks he should be...


27 posted on 05/02/2013 8:37:22 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Here in the I.E. if we didn’t have triple digits this summer, due to the mini ice age...yippee...I say bring it on. :-)


28 posted on 05/02/2013 8:42:21 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Jet Jaguar
I need to leave here (comment #26) and move up there, where it's warm. ;-)


29 posted on 05/02/2013 8:42:42 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Do you enjoy being there? Have you settled in, yet?


30 posted on 05/02/2013 8:42:59 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

Algore is probably where he can better imagine global warming. ;-)


31 posted on 05/02/2013 8:45:34 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

“The planet has a fee-ver,” Almost president Gore.


32 posted on 05/02/2013 8:52:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: presently no screen name

I do enjoy it. It is a challenge in the winter. But, it is beautiful.

And the summer, if it ever comes, makes up for the winter.


33 posted on 05/02/2013 8:55:22 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: familyop

Yep


34 posted on 05/02/2013 8:56:20 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: unixfox

I’m wondering.....is the drought gone in Texas?


35 posted on 05/02/2013 8:58:30 PM PDT by cherry
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To: unixfox
In central Texas we will take the cool weather as long as we can get it!

Us folks in North Texas second that motion!

36 posted on 05/02/2013 9:05:40 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: cherry

No, it is still lingering. Lake Travis is over 50 feet low. It is the main source of drinking water for Austin and surrounding cities.

I just finished my night shift. It is 47 with winds gusting to 40 mph. Sure was cold walking around the outside of the buildings.


37 posted on 05/02/2013 9:07:21 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Fire up the coal plants, and put down as much soot as possible.

Also, reprint the infamous 1970’s Time Magazine “Global Cooling” cover.


38 posted on 05/02/2013 9:07:30 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is v?ery late in the day.")
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To: spokeshave

it’s all my fault. No really. let me explain.

Last year at the end of summer I got a smoking hot deal on a lake home. we moved in, enjoyed 2 weeks of lake fun, then it snowed.

I have bad luck.

the lake thawed out 3 days ago.. Now it just teases us as it snows here in Minnesota.


39 posted on 05/02/2013 9:20:21 PM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: spokeshave

So moving south is a good idea.


40 posted on 05/02/2013 9:30:59 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Mortrey

No harm done to al - he’ll just get a massage.


41 posted on 05/02/2013 9:35:43 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

I should note, I have lived here before.

1999-2002

I loved it then as well.

But, I spent a lot of time deployed and missed some of the weather.


42 posted on 05/02/2013 9:36:40 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Temps in the 80’s predicted for here near Seattle this weekend!


43 posted on 05/02/2013 9:39:05 PM PDT by djf (Rich widows: My Bitcoin address is... 1ETDmR4GDjwmc9rUEQnfB1gAnk6WLmd3n6)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I didn’t know that. I do remember when you left for Alaska and thought you were going to try it out. So you, sorta of, went home. Did you see ‘anyone’ you know?


44 posted on 05/02/2013 10:49:03 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

We’re not really having a spring here in Northern Illinois. All of April felt like March and recently we’ve had 2 days in the 80’s and maybe 3 in the 60’s but that’s it. Goes right back to feeling downright winter-ish. Especially at night when I get home from work. What happened to days of mild 60’s working into the 70’s with the approach of May? We don’t get too much of that anymore. It goes from high of 38 one day to 80 2 days later and then to high of only 50. I remember springs of my youth being windbreaker weather with mild light rainy days. Nowadays seems we go from fall coats to shorts for the most part.


45 posted on 05/02/2013 11:28:25 PM PDT by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The East Coast is actually getting a spring, after a couple of years of going right from winter to summer. Enjoying it mightily.

So it’s always “normal” somewhere.


46 posted on 05/03/2013 5:50:34 AM PDT by randita
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To: cherry
I’m wondering.....is the drought gone in Texas?

Not even close. We still have a ways to go.

47 posted on 05/03/2013 8:30:03 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: spokeshave

Sun’s magnetic field declining leading to low sun spot counts....if this keeps up expect another 400 year long mini ice age.


Best book I have read is “The Chilling Stars”. These guys appear to have nailed what drives the temperature on Earth. As the solar system goes above and below the arms of the Milky Way galaxy spiral arms, the cosmic radiation fluctuates. As the Sun’s magnetic field ebbs and flows the solar wind fluctuates. The solar wind keeps the cosmic radiation away from the Earth. When we have peak cosmic radiation and minimum solar wind the Earth gets cold and vice versa.

Why? Because cosmic radiation seeds cloud formation which insulates the Earth from the Sun. More clouds = cold, less clouds = hot. Also, less magnetic field strength on the Sun means less sunspots which probably reduces the total heat getting to us. We are currently in an extended solar minimum over the last few years for the Sun. From 2007 to 2009 we also saw a huge cosmic radiation increase:

“In 2009, cosmic ray intensities have increased 19% beyond anything we’ve seen in the past 50 years,” says Richard Mewaldt of Caltech. “The increase is significant, and it could mean we need to re-think how much radiation shielding astronauts take with them on deep-space missions.”

Which puts us in the worse case scenario for cooling based on their theory.

The cool thing is you can run the solar cycle and the solar system path back in time to match the temperature measured in the past. You can also run them forward to predict the next ice age. By the way, they actually verified it with geological ice core samples and helped to pin down a problem for ion dating based on their research.

The global warming mafia did everything in their power to shut these guys down that wrote the book. The funny thing is a beer company funded them in their greatest time of need. The beer company actually gave them more than they asked for because they were annoyed that the scientific community was trying to black list them.

So here we have a plausible, verifiable, working theory that explains even the anomalies of global temperature change vs. the man-made political pseudo science of CO2 fears that doesn’t work and has failed. Of course, the Chilling Stars theory is rejected because it tells us that we have very little impact on anything compared to the sun and solar system traveling through the galaxy, which means we can’t create the next big unsolvable problem for politicians to build a career on by being power brokers and controlling the industrial economy.


48 posted on 05/03/2013 10:31:11 AM PDT by Gen-X-Dad
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