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Winter storm set to 'go bananas' across Northeast - U.S. News
USNEWS.NBCNEWS.COM ^ | Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:35 PM EST | Erik Ortiz and Henry Austin, NBC News

Posted on 01/21/2014 3:27:56 PM PST by FreeAtlanta

A wintry double whammy has descended on the Northeast, bringing as much as a foot of snow and another blast of arctic air. The latest blow to a weather-beaten region has snarled airports and interstates, closed schools and shuttered much of the nation's capital. Initially f …

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: bigchill; cold; globalwarming; gorebullwarming; snow; snowstorm; winter
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Anyone else hearing snide comments about global warming from friends and coworkers? This stuff makes the big con a lot of work for the believers and conmen of man made climate change.
1 posted on 01/21/2014 3:27:56 PM PST by FreeAtlanta
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To: FreeAtlanta

It’s a “winter” storm. Big deal.


2 posted on 01/21/2014 3:29:50 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: FreeAtlanta

if this is global warming, i would love to experience “Global Cooling”, would that be when the average temp in the USA is 50 below?


3 posted on 01/21/2014 3:30:02 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
if this is global warming, i would love to experience “Global Cooling”

But global cooling causes global warming, doesn't it?

4 posted on 01/21/2014 3:34:48 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Winter storm set to 'go bananas' across Northeast - U.S. News

What about going "Pointed Sticks"?

5 posted on 01/21/2014 3:35:46 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: FreeAtlanta

When winter storms give you bananas, make a frozen banana split, I always say.


6 posted on 01/21/2014 3:36:36 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: FreeAtlanta

the disaster media is working overtime


7 posted on 01/21/2014 3:36:42 PM PST by Wuli
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To: dfwgator

This is all a conspiracy to try to make the hockey stick graph look wrong.


8 posted on 01/21/2014 3:37:28 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: FreeAtlanta

What is this “winter” thing? Apparently it’s never happened before in the history of the world.


9 posted on 01/21/2014 3:37:38 PM PST by DouglasKC
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To: dfwgator
Ah, a little Monty Python humor there. Great episode.

Monty Python - Self-Defense Against Fruit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piWCBOsJr-w

10 posted on 01/21/2014 3:40:27 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: hal ogen
It’s a “winter” storm. Big deal.

Annoying, yes, but not a big deal. Every few winters, the East gets on the cold side of the storm track. But the East is where there's a lot of population and media attention.

In the Midwest and the Plains, every winter brings blizzards.

11 posted on 01/21/2014 3:41:20 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: FreeAtlanta

Why do they always scream and holler they are “not prepared”? You would think by now they would be. Oh, I forgot, all the money for prepared is being stolen.


12 posted on 01/21/2014 3:44:04 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: hal ogen

I’m sheltering in place due to Polar Vortex II.
Stay warm my friends.


13 posted on 01/21/2014 3:44:08 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: hal ogen

What makes this one a doozie in the New York City area is that it’s not one of those typical heavy, wet snowfalls you get around here. The temperature is already down near the single digits and this feels more like a prairie blizzard than a coastal storm.


14 posted on 01/21/2014 3:44:30 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: FreeAtlanta

I moved my family from the north to the deep south to escape cold and snow, and it’s following me. High tomorrow will be 37 degrees.

Please keep your cold stuff to yourselves, northeners.


15 posted on 01/21/2014 3:45:35 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Wuli

>>>the disaster media is working overtime>>>

And nowhere have I found a comparison to ANY previous winters. I survived a few bad ones while growing up.

And while we’re at it, I’d like to know why the government made it a law that a gas furnace has to have electricity to start it. I asked the same question of a very competent gas furnace repair man and he said after a bit of thought, “Good question. I have no idea.”


16 posted on 01/21/2014 3:46:06 PM PST by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

what will they do this time, first they were messin with water bottles and tossin water into the air, what next? seeing what happens when weirdo’s attempt to urinate in 20 below freezing weather?


17 posted on 01/21/2014 3:46:17 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: FreeAtlanta

No.. its the........POLAR VORTEX!!!!!!!!!

To those of who have lived for many years in the Northeast, its just an old fashioned winter - like in the 1940s and 1950s.


18 posted on 01/21/2014 3:47:08 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

No, because they don’t want to get fired.


19 posted on 01/21/2014 3:47:34 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: dfwgator

Shut up!


20 posted on 01/21/2014 3:48:24 PM PST by jughandle
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To: ZULU

“- like in the 1940s and 1950s.”


Yep,and no snow blowers in those days,just teenaged boys.

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21 posted on 01/21/2014 3:49:56 PM PST by Mears
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To: Wuli

Blue states.....screw ‘em.


22 posted on 01/21/2014 3:50:20 PM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: FreeAtlanta

23 posted on 01/21/2014 3:50:34 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: ETL

“S’pose he’s got a bunch?”


24 posted on 01/21/2014 3:51:08 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: sergeantdave

—I moved my family from the north to the deep south
—to escape cold and snow

That, of course makes you a Damn Yankee


25 posted on 01/21/2014 3:51:51 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
if this is global warming, i would love to experience “Global Cooling”, would that be when the average temp in the USA is 50 below?

Well, if winter storms are proof of global warming, then obviously if there were global cooling, we should expect heat waves in excess of 100 degrees.

26 posted on 01/21/2014 3:53:14 PM PST by Maceman
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To: Mears

Yes and we worked shoveling snow to make money and collected and turned in glass soda bottles for deposit money so we could buy Revell and Aurora plastic model plane and boat kits and the more guns they had the better.


27 posted on 01/21/2014 3:53:22 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Cuomo advised no travel. Does that include conservatives trying to get out, on his advice LAST week?


28 posted on 01/21/2014 3:55:14 PM PST by stanne
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To: TomGuy

Even though that’s just a 45-min loop, you can see that thing ain’t going nowhere in a hurry.


29 posted on 01/21/2014 3:56:24 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Alberta's Child

New York, as you say, does not get single digits on a regular basis, and not combined with snow.


30 posted on 01/21/2014 3:56:43 PM PST by stanne
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To: FreeAtlanta

solar activity is at a low.

Where is the guy that gives us all the details about how the sun impacts our weather?

That guy speaks the truth.


31 posted on 01/21/2014 3:57:34 PM PST by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: FreeAtlanta




Images from the Blizzard of 1888

source: The New Victorians: Blizzard of 1888
32 posted on 01/21/2014 3:57:37 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: HangnJudge

“That, of course makes you a Damn Yankee.

The hell, you say. I played high school baseball and the damn yankees never drafted me.


33 posted on 01/21/2014 3:58:11 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: FreeAtlanta

yah, and we really feel sorry for the thousands of evil conservatives trying to “Escape From New York” this evening.


34 posted on 01/21/2014 3:59:56 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: FreeAtlanta

When I was a kid, weather was the weather and a snowstorm was just a snowstorm. Ken and Barbie have turned the weather reports into mini disaster movies. If they aren’t going to work, people should at least get a hobby.


35 posted on 01/21/2014 4:02:20 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: freekitty

“Why do they always scream and holler they are “not prepared”? You would think by now they would be. Oh, I forgot, all the money for prepared is being stolen.”

It’s not being stolen, it is merely being put to better use by purchasing Big Screen TV’s and new SUV’s for crack whores squirting out babies.


36 posted on 01/21/2014 4:05:29 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Alberta's Child

NBC put up this live cam of Times Square on their website.

You can really see the snow fall.

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nbcnews.com/54134010


37 posted on 01/21/2014 4:06:47 PM PST by Gefn (RIP Holly, April 1999-December 31, 2013 the best cat ever)
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To: hal ogen

I really wish some conservatives would grow a pair and start laughing on tv when they speak of global warming. Just laugh and tell them no credible scientist buys it. I worked at nasa at langley for a while, then it was the ozone hole on the south pole, well I have spectrostrphy data of the hole then and years later the hole closed on its own..definitely not because we eliminated certain propellants inspray bottles..

Its time to tell the experts they have no clue.


38 posted on 01/21/2014 4:12:17 PM PST by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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39 posted on 01/21/2014 4:14:21 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I'm in New York tonight on business and the snow we are getting tonight is pretty typical of a snow event up in my neck of the woods (border of NH/MA). I had no problem getting around tonight and went to a TGI Friday's for dinner (wasn't my idea, I would have gone to a proper tavern).

Anyway, like you say, you got Ken and Barbie on the TV with wall-to-wall coverage of this "epic disaster". We sat at the bar and all the TVs, which are normally tuned into sports, was showing the different news channels with footage of heavy traffic, snow plows doing their thing, and "field reporters" doing live shots of some Manhattan street while holding on to their hats (to make it seem like a "snow hurricane" was in progress). Such drama queens.

All pretty ridiculous stuff.

It's 15 degrees in NYC right now and to me it seems rather seasonable as I often go to ten below in my backyard. The snow is actually easy to deal with because its so light, powdery and fluffy. You can almost blow it off the car.

By 9am in the morning, everything will be back to normal around here. It's no big deal. Don't believe the hype that the national media is feeding you!

40 posted on 01/21/2014 4:14:40 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: FreeAtlanta

It’s true! You can’t find a banana in New York State!


41 posted on 01/21/2014 4:14:56 PM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Gefn

Look at those people standing along the side of the snowy street as cars and taxi cabs drive past. I’d be afraid to get hit by a car on a night like this!


42 posted on 01/21/2014 4:17:08 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: kitkat

“And while we’re at it, I’d like to know why the government made it a law that a gas furnace”

I have a gas-fired steam heat furnace

there is electricity to the thermostat and the controls it triggers, but the gas-burner itself that creates the heat does not ignite using electricity, the thermostatic controls cause an “automatic” “igniter” (click click click) to “ignite” the gas, just like my modern kitchen gas stove


43 posted on 01/21/2014 4:29:30 PM PST by Wuli
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To: Alberta's Child

I’m in my sweats drinking hot cocoa glad I’m inside. You?


44 posted on 01/21/2014 4:30:09 PM PST by Gefn (RIP Holly, April 1999-December 31, 2013 the best cat ever)
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To: Gefn

I’m inside now, but even though I left work early it took me more than two hours to drive home — a distance of about 16 miles. The roads are horrendous out there.


45 posted on 01/21/2014 4:31:13 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: Alberta's Child

I’m glad you are home. I work from home....but it’s bad outside I can’t see my car anymore just a lump of snow where it is


46 posted on 01/21/2014 4:33:43 PM PST by Gefn (RIP Holly, April 1999-December 31, 2013 the best cat ever)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Paging Al Gore.


47 posted on 01/21/2014 4:34:35 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ZULU

60’s, 70’s 80’s. It’s been a while since we’ve had a real winter in the Northeast, but anyone over 30 should be able to remember them well.


48 posted on 01/21/2014 4:35:59 PM PST by Woodman
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To: FreeAtlanta
Grabbed the wife and kids and skeedaddled out of NE New Jersey to the Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos.

Leave the snow and ice for the waterpark.

49 posted on 01/21/2014 4:37:05 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: ZULU

It’s Winter Storm Your Anus…at least that’s what I heard.


50 posted on 01/21/2014 4:37:34 PM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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