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Heaviest Snow In Twenty Years Hits UK, Europe
The Times Of London ^

Posted on 02/02/2009 6:49:55 AM PST by Stevenc131

The heaviest snowfall in 20 years closed thousands of schools and caused transportation chaos up the eastern side of Britain, with London and the surrounding areas the hardest hit.

Six million bus passengers were stranded as all London's bus services were halted because of dangerous driving conditions, and almost every subway line was at least partially suspended.

Most commuter rail services were also cancelled or seriously delayed, and flights at London's airports were decimated, with both of Heathrow's runways shut, Luton and London City closed, and Gatwick and Stansted flights subject to delays and short-notice cancellations.

Similar conditions were reported in France as snow covered much of Paris, canceling flights and brining the rail system to a stop.

(Excerpt) Read more at timesonline.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: algore; artic; britain; capandtrade; carbon; climatechange; co2; democrats; earth; england; europe; france; globalcooling; globalwarming; glowbull; green; hoax; iceage; london; paris; politics; scam; snow; storms; uk; unitedkingdom; weather; winter

1 posted on 02/02/2009 6:49:56 AM PST by Stevenc131
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To: Stevenc131

Obligatory D@MN Global Warming comment!!


2 posted on 02/02/2009 6:50:47 AM PST by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Stevenc131

Any global warming conferences scheduled in Europe today?


3 posted on 02/02/2009 6:55:20 AM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: DustyMoment
it is no wonder they have been pushing the term ‘climate change’ the last few years. Hasn't warmed a bit in the last 10 years despite ALL their science which predicted warming would keep accelerating.
4 posted on 02/02/2009 6:56:20 AM PST by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Stevenc131

Talked to MIL in Yorkshire, yesterday. They had already received 3”. When I looked at the weather forecast they were expecting 10” to fall over the evening. They got it (west and south). Biggest snowfall in 18 years.


5 posted on 02/02/2009 7:02:38 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama dozed.....people froze.)
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To: Always Right

Just a few days ago, the forecast models were showing a blizzard from the FL panhandle all the way up through the appalachians and Ohio Valley to Toronto.

obviously the timing changed and that is no longer possible.

but I got a feeling parts of the US are in for a very snowy 2nd half of winter.


6 posted on 02/02/2009 7:05:12 AM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative ("Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice." Barry Goldwater)
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To: Stevenc131

Bush’s fault.


7 posted on 02/02/2009 7:05:58 AM PST by VRWCmember
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
They had already received 3”.

It would have been more, but it was cold. Tell 'em about the shrinkage Jerry!

8 posted on 02/02/2009 7:06:53 AM PST by VRWCmember
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To: Stevenc131

I like snow!

When will begin a huge LOL for OOOOOH-bSSama ,Al Gore and the environmentalist crowd of “believers”


9 posted on 02/02/2009 7:07:34 AM PST by Ulysse (to)
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To: DustyMoment

Obviously more proof of global warming, um Global Climate Change. sarc/


10 posted on 02/02/2009 7:09:58 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Stevenc131
Did Al Gore go a relief mission with his new 100 foot house boat?
11 posted on 02/02/2009 7:11:27 AM PST by hermgem (Will Olmr)
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To: Stevenc131

Globalwarmists should be paraded around naked in sub-zero temperatures until they recant.


12 posted on 02/02/2009 7:12:43 AM PST by Juan Medén
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To: Stevenc131

Soooooooooo what ???

It’s snug and warm like a tropical paradise in the White House...

Why global warming has dun got in the pipes...


13 posted on 02/02/2009 7:17:05 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Stevenc131

Random thought about the ice storm....did Gore’s mansion get hit?


14 posted on 02/02/2009 7:20:05 AM PST by lacrew (If Obama's friends paid their taxes, we'd have a surplus)
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To: Juan Medén; All
It's brass money weather in the UK. I've not felt it this cold for many a year though it is -1 at 3pm it feels a lot colder with the wind chill. It was -15 the other week but it didn't feel this cold as there was no wind. I know many places have worse winters, but we Brits are a tender lot and even a little snow closes the country down.

Kids love it - it's magical.

But...not much snow where I am in the West, enough for a few snowballs though!!!!!!.

15 posted on 02/02/2009 7:20:42 AM PST by vimto (To do the right thing you don't have to be intelligent - you have to be brave (Sasz))
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To: Stevenc131

See. Clearly Europe isn’t buying enough carbon credits. /s


16 posted on 02/02/2009 7:29:08 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: Juan Medén
Globalwarmists should be paraded around naked in sub-zero temperatures until they recant.

I'll leave that job for you. I, for one, do not want to see Al Gore naked.

17 posted on 02/02/2009 7:36:00 AM PST by KarlInOhio (On 9/11 Israel mourned with us while the Palestinians danced in the streets. Who should we support?)
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To: vimto
It's brass money weather in the UK. I've not felt it this cold for many a year though it is -1 at 3pm it feels a lot colder with the wind chill. It was -15 the other week

Celsius or Fahrenheit? If it is Kelvin, then I am impressed with how cold it got.

18 posted on 02/02/2009 7:40:01 AM PST by KarlInOhio (On 9/11 Israel mourned with us while the Palestinians danced in the streets. Who should we support?)
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To: Stevenc131

In other news France will surrender to Al Gore as soon as the scary white flakes stop.


19 posted on 02/02/2009 7:41:13 AM PST by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: vimto

Dont come to Pittsburgh. A inch of snow causes the city to shut down faster than a nuke strike and if you have to drive, then you dont have to worry about hitting salt trucks because I think they dont want to get them dirty.


20 posted on 02/02/2009 7:56:47 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Freedom- 07-04-1776-11-06-2008. RIP)
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To: KarlInOhio

LOL!


21 posted on 02/02/2009 8:13:06 AM PST by Juan Medén
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To: Stevenc131; Little Bill; IrishCatholic; Normandy; According2RecentPollsAirIsGood; Fiddlstix; ...
 




Beam me to Planet Gore !

22 posted on 02/02/2009 9:27:24 AM PST by steelyourfaith (ObamaNation: Tax cheat sworn in as Treasury Secretary --- you can't make this stuff up !!!)
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