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Record Cold across the Northland (Paging Al Gore)
northlandnews ^ | 01/21/2011 | nn

Posted on 01/21/2011 8:30:53 AM PST by milwguy

Temperatures have been reported as low as -46 degrees for International Falls beating the previopus record set in 1954 of -41F.

A Extreme Cold Warning, Wind Chill Warning and Advisory expire today at 10am.

Frostbite times in Duluth have been hovering around 10-15 minutes today with the cold snap.

Temperatures this afternoon will be in the negative single digits for Highs.

Here are some of this morning's lows collected from the National Weather Service in Duluth, MN


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: algore; cold; colder; freezing; globalcooling; globalwarming; gore
Funny how when the weather gets HOT in the summer, the MSM loves to trumpet the record HEAT.

Everyone knows Int'l Falls, MN has a reputation for having coldest winter weather in lower 48, and last nights low will help FREEZE that reputation in place.

I am sure Al Gore will be crawling out of one of his mansions soon to warn us on the danger of fossil fuels.

1 posted on 01/21/2011 8:30:55 AM PST by milwguy
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To: milwguy

manbearpig


2 posted on 01/21/2011 8:32:09 AM PST by barbarianbabs
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To: milwguy

I just Googled the population of International Falls, MN, and came up with numbers between 5,600 and 12,000. It’s a county seat.

Why do thousands of people live there in the winter? Shouldn’t they just migrate out and come back when it’s better?


3 posted on 01/21/2011 8:36:46 AM PST by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: milwguy

“the previopus record set in 1954...”

Gee, wasn’t that when we were at our worst as polluters?


4 posted on 01/21/2011 8:41:13 AM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: married21

They are frozen in place, lol. In fact I think a number of people who are involved in tourism probably do leave for the winter. The boundary waters is great to canoe in the summer, but not so much in winter.


5 posted on 01/21/2011 8:41:15 AM PST by milwguy
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To: milwguy

“The boundary waters is great to canoe in the summer, but not so much in winter.”

Unless your canoe has wheels.


6 posted on 01/21/2011 8:43:51 AM PST by brownsfan (D - swift death of the republic, R - lingering death for the republic.)
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To: milwguy

snomobile bar runs, got to keep warm some how!!!


7 posted on 01/21/2011 8:46:26 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: milwguy

wow currently -14 wind chill -30 in duluth......

WOW not inpressed, been in -75 windchill out walking to the store or walking to work in duluth


8 posted on 01/21/2011 8:49:50 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: milwguy

He’s probably counting all the millions of dollars he has made on the scam of global warming carbon credits with which he bought his beachfront property in California with.
The communist left loves power and money and hates people as its fruits show daily.


9 posted on 01/21/2011 8:59:42 AM PST by kindred (Come Lord Jesus, rule and reign over all thine enemies.)
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To: markman46
We get about 3-4 weeks of minus 45-50-60 every winter here in the Ak interior; cold weather never drive me outta here. It was minus 50 this morn, been cold for a week and a half, but is supposed to break on sat; around zero.

What I can't understand is how so many happily accept the congestion, pollution, taxes, crime, regulation, comprehensive planning, local ordinances, law enforcement saving you all from yourselves, stress, and all the forms of social & govt slavery that has become the standard in your lives? No joke, minus 55 ain't nothing to stay free.

10 posted on 01/21/2011 9:05:46 AM PST by Eska
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11 posted on 01/21/2011 9:08:41 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: markman46
WOW not inpressed, been in -75 windchill out walking to the store or walking to work in duluth

In 2001 the wind chill formula was updated to increase the equivalent temperatures. The "Freezer Bowl" AFC Championship game in 1982 went from -59°F wind chill up to the balmy -37°F after recalculation.

Here is a page with the old and new formulas and a calculator: http://www.onlineconversion.com/windchill.htm

12 posted on 01/21/2011 9:10:42 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Washington is finally rid of the Kennedies. Free at last, thank God almighty we are free at last.)
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To: milwguy
"Record cold????....Did I make a mistake?"....
13 posted on 01/21/2011 9:12:14 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: jessduntno

“the previopus record set in 1954...”

Gee, wasn’t that when we were at our worst as polluters?

Yes but now it’s the developing nations that are polluting as they are building up their own economy, as we once did ours.

(China, India, and Sub-Saharan Africa)


14 posted on 01/21/2011 9:25:58 AM PST by Morpheus2009 ("God doesn't play dice" - Albert Einstein)
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To: Eska

Well Eska, I would say it was mostly an evolution of policy. When the EPA was first founded, it was about cutting down the acid rain. I would believe Alaska is a state with minimal pollution, but Pennsylvania was pretty bad from the dirty coal burning, and there were a number of real recorded sickness and death from sulfur in the air, that gave the EPA some serious steam to blow off. However, it’s fallacious to compare the global warming to the acid rain/death fog incidents, because the global warming shows little direct relationship while sulfur or particle emissions did. The EPA was credible in the earlier issues, and that’s why there’s the situation now.


15 posted on 01/21/2011 9:34:05 AM PST by Morpheus2009 ("God doesn't play dice" - Albert Einstein)
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To: milwguy
Are you ready for this one?

Some High Priest of Global Climate Change says the reason for colder temps and more snow this winter is that the Arctic is losing its cold temperatures and they are sliding southward causing more snow and colder temps.

Arctic warming pushing cold wave south over eastern U.S.

16 posted on 01/21/2011 9:42:42 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't skipper a boat, Can't drive, Can't ski, Can't fly. But they KNOW what's best!)
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To: Eska

I have never been to Ak, but have always wanted to visit, but just not in the winter, did 17 winters in northern MN


17 posted on 01/21/2011 9:59:09 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: KarlInOhio

that is something I didn’t know, but does not surprise me, now days, when it gets a bit below zero, they close the schools or do a late start


18 posted on 01/21/2011 10:02:08 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: Morpheus2009

“Yes but now it’s the developing nations that are polluting as they are building up their own economy, as we once did ours.”

Oh. So US cleaning up OUR act has done no good? Why do we need to spend ourselves into bankruptcy then?


19 posted on 01/21/2011 10:12:40 AM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: Morpheus2009
Wifey & I originally from western Pa. Born in Westmoreland Co, spent most of our lives in Crawford Co. We have been in Alaska for 20 years; couldn't imagine ever moving back to what it was like 20 years ago; and all my friends tell me it has gotten a ton worse than from how controlled I remember it being back when we lived in Pa.

We live in an unorganized borough/community, no law, no prop taxes, very few services. I like living in a place that lacks local govt, nobody ever attempting to grow taxes when services don't exist. Living in a state that doesn't have any state taxes and 60 billion in savings where state only spend 7 bill/year on state govt; (thank You Sarah), plus 100 years of oil still in the ground for the future. In a place lacking fences, miles on miles of open country, surrounded by mountains and hardly any people; heck we don't even have a cell tower within 200 miles. Nearest state police are 200 miles away and our road is closed for thee winter; no crime whatsoever here. No locked doors, no keys outta any vehicles, and I know every single person that lives within 200 miles of my home;;; That's peace of mind buddy, no joke.

Sorry to go on, people back east need to wake back up that it doesn't have to be the way it is back there. I was conditioned once too, thinking that 15K my family paid in state taxes every year was just normal; it's not normal.

Dang, I luv Alaska; belong here, cold weather and all.

20 posted on 01/21/2011 11:34:01 AM PST by Eska
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To: Morpheus2009
“the previopus record set in 1954...”
Gee, wasn’t that when we were at our worst as polluters?

Ohh yea, when we had industrial jobs you mean?

Also to note that there is MORE asthma now then at the hight of "Pollution"

21 posted on 01/21/2011 11:51:56 AM PST by RnMomof7 (Gal 4:16 asks "Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?")
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http://www.cafepress.com/+forgive_me_gore_bumper_sticker,210344364
22 posted on 01/21/2011 12:37:23 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: married21

——Shouldn’t they just migrate out and come back when it’s better?-——

What? and miss the ice fishing and Ice boating and skating and curling?


23 posted on 01/21/2011 12:41:07 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 .....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: milwguy
Temperatures have been reported as low as -46 degrees for International Falls beating the previopus record set in 1954 of -41F.

Not so fast. By the time Jim Hansen at NASA gets a chance to load this data into his magical mystery normalization algorithm, we'll find out this was actually the hottest day in the history of International Falls.

24 posted on 01/21/2011 1:05:51 PM PST by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: married21

By the time you winterize your home, put your business on hold, make arrangements to pay all the bills that continue even if you are gone, pack everything up and make arrangements somewhere else, the weather changes and it isn’t that bad, any longer.

Our county has under 30k people. The county seat has 4k. We are 45 minutes from a town of 50k.

This is hype. I am quite a ways south of Duluth. I have been here for 36 years. We have had 3 straight weeks before of double digit below zero, day and night. This has been a relatively mild winter and I can see it in my December electric bill, represented by the number of nights I did not have to plug in extra electric heat in the cellar to protect the pipes. We have used about 50 gallons of propane so far in the past month, mostly to heat water. We heat mainly with wood. My indulgence is a 300 watt radiant heater set under the computer desk. I love it.

We dress for the weather. Indoors, it is not uncommon to be wearing 2 pairs of varying weight long underwear, 2 pairs of sox, sheepskin house shoes, flannel-lined jeans and a heavy sweatshirt.Once it gets to zero or a bit above, you can actually go outside dressed like this to get the mail or wood. When it’s colder, you throw on a lined, hooded jacket over all the other stuff.

We are prepared. We are used to it. And we are really happy that we live at least 1/4-1/2 mile away from anyone else. There is a purity and a certain sort of silence you will only experience in a rural Northern winter and we like it. The miracle of Spring, which occurs right after mud season, is doubly appreciated, as well.

We spent one entire winter in Florida. It was ok. Too many people, too much traffic, too much smelly stuff in the air and really, too expensive for just daily living, let alone activities. Great place to visit for a couple of weeks and I love the ocean, but just not our sort of place. Over the decades, I have watched a lot of folks move South to get away from the cold and then welcomed them back home when they returned, wiser and appreciative of what we have up here.


25 posted on 01/21/2011 1:45:34 PM PST by reformedliberal
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To: reformedliberal; bert

Thanks for the perspective on living happily in severe cold. I’m a native San Diegan and nothing in my experience compares to that.


26 posted on 01/21/2011 10:42:24 PM PST by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: jessduntno

Oh. So US cleaning up OUR act has done no good? Why do we need to spend ourselves into bankruptcy then?

Because Global Warming is a matter of dogma for a great deal of people. Religion or dogma doesn’t care neccessarily about profits, it is about placing ones “faith”, or combination of actions and donations into a cause or causes, which are either real or perceived.


27 posted on 01/23/2011 11:40:29 AM PST by Morpheus2009 ("God doesn't play dice" - Albert Einstein)
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To: Eska

I wish I were in alaska as well.


28 posted on 01/23/2011 11:42:32 AM PST by Morpheus2009 ("God doesn't play dice" - Albert Einstein)
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