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Cold snap zaps Orange County (Global Warming Alert!, California)
The Orange County Register ^ | January 12, 2007 | GARY ROBBINS

Posted on 01/12/2007 1:06:47 PM PST by TheDon

Orange County's coastal plains could experience patches of frost tonight and Saturday night as a blast of Alaskan air moves through the region, the National Weather Service says.

Overnight temperatures the next two days will be in the mid-to-low 30s across much of the county and could drop to 29 degrees in canyon areas protected from the winds. Cold air is heavy and tends to sink to the surface of the Earth.

Forecasters said there's a slim chance that the county will get brief showers today. But the storm clouds will disappear by early Saturday and a mild Santa Ana condition will develop, producing 30 mph gusts inland and 15 mph to 20 mph gusts near the coast. The humidity level inland could fall below 20 percent.

The weather service says that the combination of low humidity, dry, cold air, moderate winds and a lack of rain raise the prospect of wildfires across Orange County.

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(Excerpt) Read more at ocregister.com ...


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KEYWORDS: climatechange; doomsday; endoftheworld; gore; weather
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A heads up for all you OC FReepers!
1 posted on 01/12/2007 1:06:49 PM PST by TheDon
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To: TheDon
In San Bernardino County this morning...Redlands, to be precise, at just over 1700 ft elevation...I can't see the San Bernardino mountains right now, they're covered in clouds, and getting blanketed in snow. Lake Arrowhead, here we go!!

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Thanks, Algore!

2 posted on 01/12/2007 1:09:58 PM PST by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: JRios1968
oohhhh lucky! this same system dropped almost a foot of snow in Cameron Park. (between Sacramento California and lake Tahoe. Elv.. 1500) when i was about 10. the coolest thing for me! my brother and i made tire chains for our bikes! needless to say it didn't work too well when you try to turn. :-)
3 posted on 01/12/2007 1:16:04 PM PST by dcrider182 (Islam.. it's not a religion. it's a cult... and needs to be eradicated ASAP!)
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To: TheDon
Just took a brisk walk here in Stockton. Had to bundle up because of the howling north winds. Expecting record lows here tonight into the teens.

Yeah, thanks Algore.

4 posted on 01/12/2007 1:17:04 PM PST by w1andsodidwe (Jimmy Carter allowed radical Islam to get a foothold in Iran.)
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To: JRios1968
Thanks, Algore!

I agree, it's Al's fault. He just HAD to talk about "global warming" and now it's frikkin freezing here. It's like driving 80 mph on the freeway and saying "Wow, there's absolutely no traffic today." It's a guarentee you'll hit a massive traffic jam within the next 30 seconds.

5 posted on 01/12/2007 1:17:13 PM PST by The Blitherer (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. -Reagan)
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To: TheDon

It snowed here in Glen Valley for about forty minutes this morning beginning around 7:00 AM PST. This is the first snow we've seen since the first weekend after moving here in 1987. It was fun actually.


6 posted on 01/12/2007 1:18:37 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...call 'em what you will...They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: TheDon

It's global warming! No, cooling! No, warming! ...


7 posted on 01/12/2007 1:18:58 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: TheDon

I DEMAND snow!!!!!!!!


8 posted on 01/12/2007 1:28:46 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (http://SelectSmart.com/plus/select.php?url=08frontrunners)
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To: JRios1968

Tell me about it -- I was stuck in the mess on the 15 this morning.


9 posted on 01/12/2007 1:30:38 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: TheDon

When it's warm in New York, it's called Global Warming. When it's cold in Southern California, it's called Global Warming.

It's used to be called: Weather. (But that's so 1980s.)


10 posted on 01/12/2007 1:36:38 PM PST by samtheman
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To: JRios1968

Brrrr ... it's 56 degrees here today in Hollywood.


11 posted on 01/12/2007 1:37:53 PM PST by BunnySlippers (SAY YES TO RUDY !!!)
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To: JRios1968

That isn't snow, it's dandruff.

I still have 3 foot drifts around my house.


12 posted on 01/12/2007 1:38:33 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Wuss.

My son called. It was -45 where he's at this morning.

:)


13 posted on 01/12/2007 1:43:51 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (http://SelectSmart.com/plus/select.php?url=08frontrunners)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Yes, but are his kids walking to school barefoot uphill both ways? :)


14 posted on 01/12/2007 1:45:03 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: TheresaKett

Ping.

Is this near you?


15 posted on 01/12/2007 1:47:06 PM PST by day10 (Whenever you come near the human race, there's layers and layers of nonsense.)
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To: TheDon

22 degrees this morning in Petaluma.


16 posted on 01/12/2007 1:48:49 PM PST by Doomonyou (I voted and all I got was a FUBAR Congress.)
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To: BenLurkin

It was bad on the 10 in Redlands...and then, get this...FLURRIES in Rialto and Fontana...snow in Perris...more snow in Fontana!

Yeah, global warming...


17 posted on 01/12/2007 1:51:13 PM PST by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Duh.

OF COURSE!!!




Wait. NO ONE TOLD ME he has kids!!! Do you & I need to talk????

Do HE and I have to talk?


18 posted on 01/12/2007 1:52:28 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (http://SelectSmart.com/plus/select.php?url=08frontrunners)
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To: TheDon
We just sent it on to California....Up here in the Fairbanks, Alaska area Monday it was -48 below...Now it's 15 above...
Love that global warming..
19 posted on 01/12/2007 1:52:32 PM PST by alaskamomma
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To: Tijeras_Slim
it's dandruff. I still have 3 foot drifts around my house.

I'd recommend


20 posted on 01/12/2007 1:52:46 PM PST by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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