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Fort Lauderdale breaks cold record for Dec. 7
South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | December 7, 2010

Posted on 12/07/2010 7:02:55 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

South Floridians woke up Tuesday morning to temperatures hovering around the very low 40s that sometimes felt like the mid-30s because of the wind chill factor.

In Fort Lauderdale, a low temperature record of 42 degrees for Dec. 7 that had been in place for 169 years was broken, said Dan Gregoria, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Miami.

"It was at 7:24 a.m. when the temperature reached 40 degrees," Gregoria said.

(Excerpt) Read more at sun-sentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: algore; cold; globalcooling; globalwarming; weather
"The planet has a fever," Al Gore.
1 posted on 12/07/2010 7:03:02 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Caused no doubt by global warming.


2 posted on 12/07/2010 7:05:23 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: bgill
Yes yes yes!!! Its clearly the fault of global warming! Thank you, for being so enlightened!

/this sarc is based on a true story

3 posted on 12/07/2010 7:07:10 AM PST by Celtic Cross (I AM the Impeccable Hat. (AKA The Pope's Hat))
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To: ConservativeStatement
This can only mean one thing, Algore is in town for some sort of Global Warming event.
4 posted on 12/07/2010 7:07:43 AM PST by Mobties (Let the markets work! Reduce the government footprint!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

25 degrees on the outskirts of Orlando this morning.


5 posted on 12/07/2010 7:09:29 AM PST by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: ConservativeStatement

6 posted on 12/07/2010 7:11:14 AM PST by Iron Munro (This is our culture; fight for it. This is our flag; pick it up. This is our country; take it back.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They act like this is a big deal .. why?
Is it the December 7th date? (1941)

I was born and raised in lauderdale and I can remember temperatures lower than that.

I can also remember at least once when it snowed!


7 posted on 12/07/2010 7:11:54 AM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: ConservativeStatement
40 At my place in Tampa this morning.
8 posted on 12/07/2010 7:15:28 AM PST by ryan71 (Dear spell check - No, I will not capitalize the "m" in moslem!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

It’s really cold down here. I live on the outskirts of Tampa and we have a prediction for 29. Now that’s really quite cold.

I’ve been covering my gardenia. Hope it gets through.


9 posted on 12/07/2010 7:16:35 AM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: I still care

If you have any mulch or grass clippings, put them under the cover for the night as well. They’ll add another 5 degrees


10 posted on 12/07/2010 7:27:09 AM PST by kidd
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To: ConservativeStatement

16 here in Ohio but 90 in my living room thanks to my insert fireplace. ;)


11 posted on 12/07/2010 7:27:55 AM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

It’s 61F in Cancun. I can’t imagine there are a lot of people in the pool today.

http://www.google.com/search?q=cancun+weather&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7GGLL_en


12 posted on 12/07/2010 7:30:37 AM PST by Mobties (Let the markets work! Reduce the government footprint!)
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To: plinyelder

“In Fort Lauderdale, a low temperature record of 42 degrees for Dec. 7 that had been in place for 169 years was broken.”

Can you read?


13 posted on 12/07/2010 7:31:42 AM PST by traderrob6
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To: ConservativeStatement

"How cold was it?"

"It was so cold I saw a democrat with his hands in his own pockets."

14 posted on 12/07/2010 7:45:21 AM PST by Iron Munro (This is our culture; fight for it. This is our flag; pick it up. This is our country; take it back.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

My deck thermometer has +5 degrees now but we are to warm up to a +19 degrees later today with sunny skies. Helena, Mt.


15 posted on 12/07/2010 7:48:40 AM PST by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Clearly a result of global warming and especially the policies of George Bush. (sarcasm)


16 posted on 12/07/2010 7:53:56 AM PST by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: TSgt
16 here in Ohio but 90 in my living room thanks to my insert fireplace.

Really 90 degrees? I get uncomfortably warm at about 72.

69 or 70 is ideal for me.

7 degrees here in central Illinois this morning.

17 posted on 12/07/2010 7:56:25 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: traderrob6; plinyelder
“In Fort Lauderdale, a low temperature record of 42 degrees for Dec. 7 that had been in place for 169 years was broken.”

Can you read?

He's not called plinyelder without reason, probably older than 169 years.

18 posted on 12/07/2010 7:59:48 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: traderrob6
Can you read?

Yes but it is apparent that .. You cannot!

They act like this is a big deal .. why?
Is it the December 7th date? (1941)

19 posted on 12/07/2010 8:04:56 AM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Graybeard58

Now it’s your turn smart guy.

Answer the question please.

WHY is Dec. 7th “Cold Record” special besides being Pearl Harbor Day?


20 posted on 12/07/2010 8:08:06 AM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Graybeard58

That’s the problem with insert fireplaces and woods stoves.

They are either on or off. :)


21 posted on 12/07/2010 8:10:51 AM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: Graybeard58
The question is pertinent simply because I can remember 'many' days much colder than this!

I saw nothing, (in the post) pointing out that it was Because of Pearl Harbor Day that the record was special.
(I don't read the Slime Sentinel)

22 posted on 12/07/2010 8:13:07 AM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Roos_Girl
25 degrees on the outskirts of Orlando this morning.

5 degrees warmer here in PA, and it feels cold. Get your scarf out.

23 posted on 12/07/2010 8:13:48 AM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: plinyelder

I pass.

I was just making a little pun on your screen name.

Try not being so offended, it will do your heart good.


24 posted on 12/07/2010 8:16:17 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: Graybeard58

P.S.

May God bless you and your loved ones as much as He has blessed me and mine.


25 posted on 12/07/2010 8:20:27 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: Mobties
This can only mean one thing, Algore is in town for some sort of Global Warming event.

The climate summit is in Cancun which isn't very far away from Fort Lauderdale.

26 posted on 12/07/2010 8:20:30 AM PST by Moonman62 (Half of all Americans are above average.)
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To: Graybeard58

Sorry Graybeard58

The guy did piss me off though.

It was a simple question and not without merit 8)


27 posted on 12/07/2010 8:20:42 AM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: plinyelder

25 was for you - I addressed it to myself for some unknown reason.


28 posted on 12/07/2010 8:22:15 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: Roos_Girl
28 degrees in Palm Beach County. However, I live way out west. It was low to mid 30’s closer to the beach.
29 posted on 12/07/2010 8:23:59 AM PST by kara37
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To: kara37

Yeah, the farms area always gets much colder than the coast. Downtown Orlando got to around 35 I think. Definitely colder than it usually is this time of year! We don’t usually get this cold until January, if at all.


30 posted on 12/07/2010 8:27:34 AM PST by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Bull Squirt.. I lived in South Florida for many years..
Some winters are just colder than others.. many times the orange trees(crop) was treatened in central Florida over the years.. with temps in the 30's..

Even one year it snowed in Miami.. melted before it hit the ground BUT it did snow..
I saw it...

31 posted on 12/07/2010 8:51:36 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Roos_Girl
I know, and those few degrees make a big difference, especially for people that have farm animals.
I spent hours yesterday just getting all the animals set up in the barn, and bringing the barn cats in the house.

The absolute worst is the chickens. They stink up my whole barn in just one night.

The only one that seem to love the weather is a horse I just purchased from the north. My Florida animals were not happy campers.

I have mini donkey and mini cow who are best friends, so I put them in the same stall.
Well, they dug about a 3 to 4 foot deep hole last night and were all cuddled up this morning. So, now I have that to fill in today too.

32 posted on 12/07/2010 9:10:32 AM PST by kara37
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To: kara37

The work of a farm girl is never done!

Chickens are such nasty creatures. We’ve got quail and a few pigeons, and just have to turn a heat lamp on in their coop when it gets cold. Would hate the thought of torturing the other animals with their smell. ;)

Do you use your mini-cow for milk? If so, how much do you get per day? I’ve been entertaining the idea (and trying to talk my husband in to) getting a mini-cow, but we basically live on a big sand hill and have my doubts that the quality of grass production could sustain even one cow on the 5 acres we have.


33 posted on 12/07/2010 11:01:58 AM PST by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I just saw the forecast for Gainesville, it’s supposed to get down to the low 20s tonight with wind-chill in the teens.

UF students aren’t used to that for their walks to class, that’s for sure.


34 posted on 12/07/2010 11:10:21 AM PST by dfwgator (Congratulations to Josh Hamilton - AL MVP)
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To: Roos_Girl
Yes, I do. I have a mini jersey.

She will give about 3 1/2 gallons a day at her peak, but she is down to about 1 1/2 now. I need to get her pregnant again. However, the mini bull I was using down the street died, so I either need to find a bull locally, buy sperm, or buy a bull(my last choice)

They are real easy keepers, and very sweet. She is mainly on pasture, but I do give her a little hay and grain.

35 posted on 12/07/2010 11:21:28 AM PST by kara37
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To: kara37

Well, there’s the other problem. I don’t know what I’d do with even 1 1/2 gallons per day. There’s just so much time in the day for making cheese, butter, ice cream, etc. on top of a regular job. Ho hum. I’ll keep thinking about it. :) Right now I’ve got a woman down the road that I can get milk from, so I don’t have a whole lot of incentive.

I grew up in Jupiter, by the way.


36 posted on 12/07/2010 11:30:11 AM PST by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: plinyelder

That snow event was in ‘77 or ‘78. I was living in Miami and it was only flurries, but a huge deal for the folks who had never seen snow before.


37 posted on 12/07/2010 11:37:42 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: plinyelder

“WHY is Dec. 7th “Cold Record” special besides being Pearl Harbor Day?”

It’s the coldest day for this early in the season on record?


38 posted on 12/07/2010 11:40:39 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Roos_Girl

I don’t need that much either. It’s really easy when she has a calf. I just take what I need, and the calf takes the rest. I don’t have to milk her unless I need milk. However, the calf has been weaned and sold now. So, it’s just me until I get her pregnant again, or let her dry up.


39 posted on 12/07/2010 11:46:11 AM PST by kara37
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To: Rebelbase

Also happened sometime in the 60’s.

I know because I was still in high school.

Walked out of the house and all the autos were covered .. in snow!

First time I’d ever seen the stuff.


40 posted on 12/07/2010 12:37:27 PM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Guess what?!?! The planet’s got a fever! And the only prescription...is more cowbell!!”

Warm globally, cool locally.


41 posted on 12/07/2010 3:44:58 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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