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Ice Expert Predicts Lake Superior Will Completely Freeze Over This Winter
cnsnews.com ^ | 2/11/14 | Barbara Hollingsworth

Posted on 02/12/2014 11:26:53 AM PST by Ragnar54

(CNSNews.com) – Lake Superior hasn’t completely frozen over in two decades.

But an expert on Great Lakes ice says there’s a “very high likelihood” that the three-quadrillion-gallon lake will soon be totally covered with ice thanks to this winter’s record-breaking cold.

The ice cover on the largest freshwater lake in the world hit a 20-year record of 91 percent on Feb. 5, 1994. ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: algore; climatechange; climatefraud; globalcooling; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; gorebullwarming; greatlakes; homemadelemonaid; lakesuperior
The latest warmist theory is that warming has "paused" because the wind is pushing the warm water below the surface. Perhaps the warmists will scuba dive to find the warm water in Lake Superior. I'll be happy to contribute some lead weights to the expedition.
1 posted on 02/12/2014 11:26:54 AM PST by Ragnar54
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To: Ragnar54

It’s not too late to send an expedition to the middle of the Great Lakes! hehe


2 posted on 02/12/2014 11:28:34 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Ragnar54

It’s weather, not climate people.

If it’s cold, it’s just weather, and that’s not climate. If it’s warm, then it’s a climatological trend.

So sayeth Algore.


3 posted on 02/12/2014 11:30:11 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Ragnar54

As soon as hell freezes over we know we have had it.


4 posted on 02/12/2014 11:32:03 AM PST by maplenut
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To: Ragnar54

Why do you people always insist that catastrophic global warming actually result in it getting warmer? The nerve of some people. You idiot conservatives will wait until we all freeze to death to finally acknowledge global warming ....


5 posted on 02/12/2014 11:32:50 AM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Ragnar54

Do you have to go to ice school to become an ice expert?


6 posted on 02/12/2014 11:34:38 AM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder
Do you have to go to ice school to become an ice expert?

You have to graduate from junior ice school, first.

7 posted on 02/12/2014 11:36:48 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: TexasCajun

Time to relocate some of those Polar Bears off the ice chunks floating around Alaska i’ve seen pictures of.

I want to be the first to purchase a Polar Bear License in Michigan!


8 posted on 02/12/2014 11:37:12 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: Ragnar54

“Perhaps the warmists will scuba dive to find the warm water in Lake Superior. I’ll be happy to contribute some lead weights to the expedition.”

It’s far to deep for scuba gear, but I would be happy to donate some lead for their journey.


9 posted on 02/12/2014 11:37:32 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Ragnar54

As soon as it does you know that there are loons dying to skate the length of it — never to be heard from again.


10 posted on 02/12/2014 11:39:13 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Ragnar54

http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/superior/facts


11 posted on 02/12/2014 11:40:53 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: maplenut

12 posted on 02/12/2014 11:41:03 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Ragnar54

Gonna gets me a job as an “ice expert”.


13 posted on 02/12/2014 11:41:05 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Welfare is a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit. F.D.R.)
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To: brownsfan
Al's not doing a lot of speaking until this Spring. Gore never was much of a speaker, but this takes "freezing up in public" to a new level.

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Global Warming guru Algore – wearing his ever present Nobel medal – is seen here en-route to an important “scientific” conference in Nassau hosted by the UN/IPCC where he was to be the keynote speaker.

Topics on the agenda were to have included “Finding a Good Bail Bondsman,” “Not ALL Criminal Lawyers Are Sharks,” “Changing Careers for Dummies,” “You Want Fries With That?,” “How To Encrypt Emails,” “The Best Prison Jobs,” “Getting Along With Your Cellmate” and “Getting Used to Sleeping On Your Back.”

A sudden – and unfortunate – blast of what the “scientist” in charge of the conference termed “global warming” caused the meeting to be rescheduled until Algore can be thawed some time next Spring – assuming there will BE one.

Our reporter has learned that the influential conservative web site Free Republic has launched a contribution drive to rent a freezer locker in which to keep Gore for the 10 to 15 years estimated it will take for the so-called “mainstream media” to begin covering the Climategate story.

14 posted on 02/12/2014 11:44:32 AM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Ragnar54
Just imagine how cold we would be without all of the global warming.

Time to go fill up my SUV and drive around for awhile. Just doing my part to save the world.

15 posted on 02/12/2014 11:44:43 AM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: TexasCajun
"It’s not too late to send an expedition to the middle of the Great Lakes!"

Alert the Japs first so they can rescue! ! ! ! ! ! !

16 posted on 02/12/2014 11:45:32 AM PST by DeaconRed (The leftist LSM is not NEWS, just Liberal Propaganda, and the dumb masses eat it up as fact.)
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To: Ragnar54

Yup. It’s all due to global warming.


18 posted on 02/12/2014 11:46:21 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Telepathic Intruder
"Do you have to go to ice school to become an ice expert?"

No but it helps, especially if you want a ihd. (Ice doctorate)

19 posted on 02/12/2014 11:48:30 AM PST by DeaconRed (The leftist LSM is not NEWS, just Liberal Propaganda, and the dumb masses eat it up as fact.)
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To: brownsfan
If it’s cold, it’s just weather, and that’s not climate. If it’s warm, then it’s a climatological trend.

That is the beauty of Global Climate Change.™ It is so much more flexible than Global Cooling or Global Warming ever were.

Is it warmer than usual today? That is proof of Global Climate Change.™

Is it colder than usual today? That is proof of Global Climate Change.™

Is it wetter than usual today? That is proof of Global Climate Change.™

Is it dryer than usual today? That is proof of Global Climate Change.™

Is it cloudier, less cloudy, windier, less windy? It doesn't matter! No matter what the weather happens to be, it is proof of Global Climate Change.™

Everything is proof of Global Climate Change.™ Nothing is evidence against it.

Of course, it is all Bush's fault. Bush and those damned SUVs. Womyn and minorities will be hardest hit.

Thank Algore that a solution has been found. All we need is more central government control. This time, communism will work!

20 posted on 02/12/2014 11:53:38 AM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Ragnar54

I like your thinking! I’ll gladly chip in!


21 posted on 02/12/2014 11:59:03 AM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: Eye of Newt

Im a burning bush.
I’m a bleeding volcano.

:)


22 posted on 02/12/2014 11:59:54 AM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

“Expert” = Former Spurt under pressure.


23 posted on 02/12/2014 12:00:20 PM PST by Howie66 (John Wayne McCornyn...he's just like US! Honest!)
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To: TexasCajun
In 1984 we were living in Marquette and my husband bought a boat. In May we had to drive south for him to be able to check it out because Lake Superior still had ice. It can and has snowed every month of the year there. During the Winter, it is common for it to snow every day. That said, I think this is the coldest year ever. I have never been so glad to be south of the Mason-Dixon.
24 posted on 02/12/2014 12:02:05 PM PST by GILTN1stborn ( #rememberbenghazi #extortion17 #impeachobama)
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To: Jim Robinson

Dear liberals,

You won. Yes, there is global warming. We spent so much money fixing it, we are now in a period of global cooling. Millions will die from starvation and hypothermia.

Hope you are proud. NOW FIX IT!!!

Regards

Brrrrrrrr


25 posted on 02/12/2014 12:04:28 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: Ragnar54

Actually, and somewhat paradoxically, the world’s levels of sea ice have been dropping in the past couple of months. Last year, they were actually above the 40-year average, but they recently dropped below it. Maybe it’s because the extreme cold weather has shifted south and the Arctic sea ice hasn’t expanded as much as during a normal winter.


26 posted on 02/12/2014 12:04:29 PM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: DeaconRed

Ah, a philosphy doctorate in ice.


27 posted on 02/12/2014 12:10:21 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

see my tagline.


28 posted on 02/12/2014 12:18:01 PM PST by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: GILTN1stborn
I don't know how the northern part of the country can even function snow and iced in for weeks, months at time.

Talk about cabin-fever!!

29 posted on 02/12/2014 12:28:02 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: 4yearlurker

Ah yes the irony. To each his own I suppose.


30 posted on 02/12/2014 12:38:32 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Every newsroom cube in America has this bullet list somewhere on their wall.


31 posted on 02/12/2014 12:43:13 PM PST by Phillyred
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To: Paladin2

What is that? Are Satan’s minions pow-wowwing with the Children of the Corn?


32 posted on 02/12/2014 12:48:02 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Colorado: the Maryland of the Mountain West)
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To: Fido969

“You have to graduate from junior ice school, first.”

I tried Ice School briefly, but when they made us sing the school song every day before classes, I couldn’t take it and dropped out.

Please....no more “Ice Ice Baby”!


33 posted on 02/12/2014 12:48:55 PM PST by Zack Attack
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To: Ragnar54

“The ice cover on the largest freshwater lake in the world hit a 20-year record of 91 percent on Feb. 5, 1994. ...”

I thought the largest freshwater lake in the world was Lake Baikal in Siberia.

According to Wikipedia: Lake Baikal is the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world’s unfrozen surface fresh water,[4][5] and at 1,642 m (5,387 ft),[1] the deepest.[6] It is also among the clearest[7] of all lakes, and thought to be the world’s oldest lake[8] at 25 million years.[9] It is the 7th largest lake in the world by surface area.

I love it when journalist check their facts before writing an article.


34 posted on 02/12/2014 12:54:31 PM PST by woodbutcher1963
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35 posted on 02/12/2014 1:09:36 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Colorado: the Maryland of the Mountain West)
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To: Ragnar54
The latest warmist theory is that warming has "paused" because the wind is pushing the warm water below the surface. Perhaps the warmists will scuba dive to find the warm water in Lake Superior.

I actually chilled my beer in Lake Superior in late August. This warm water being pushed below by winds is a crock. More sophistry by the global warming cult to try to make their fallacious theory fit the actual data.

36 posted on 02/12/2014 1:10:58 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: TexasCajun
I don't know how the northern part of the country can even function snow and iced in for weeks, months at time. Talk about cabin-fever!!

We function in different ways, but we do function. Sure, some of us love to do 360s on the highway, some of us have frozen fish tosses, and some of us (but I will so NEVER!) even do the Polar Bear jumps.

Me, I decided to just embrace this winter which will be with us until probably after Easter. I found my cross-country ski boots, treated them for aging, and had my figure skates professionally sharpened. Why, you ask? Well, I figure if I can spend 40 minutes in 7 degree weather, with wind, to teach our dolt dog to heal in our neighborhood, I can spend 40 minutes doing something fun!

And we also have the Winter Olympics to watch...we feel so Superior to Sochi, because Sochi is so frikkin' warm! (we mask our jealousy well, doncha think?)

37 posted on 02/12/2014 1:30:25 PM PST by blu
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To: The Great RJ
I actually chilled my beer in Lake Superior in late August. This warm water being pushed below by winds is a crock. More sophistry by the global warming cult to try to make their fallacious theory fit the actual data.

I think the warmist theory was for the oceans, especially the Pacific. As others have pointed out, it's crap.

38 posted on 02/12/2014 1:30:44 PM PST by CedarDave (Obama - "That's the good thing as a President, I can do whatever I want" (02/10/14 declaration))
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To: The Great RJ

lakes “flip” - once in the spring and once in the fall - having to do with the epilimnia and hypolimnia and water/temp density - Cold water is on top in the winter - warmer is below at the thermocline...in the spring - warmer comes back to the top - quite dramatically as whole lakes become very turbid for a period - I know this because fishing for trout obligates a knowledge of this


39 posted on 02/12/2014 1:31:49 PM PST by Revelation 911
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To: blu
You would probably say the same thing about our heat & humidity in July & August, even September here on the Gulf Coast.

We really can't stand it either, just used to it. ...always in search of the AC.

40 posted on 02/12/2014 1:44:32 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Ragnar54

Idiots.......


41 posted on 02/12/2014 1:57:32 PM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Ragnar54

The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down
of the big lake they called “Gitche Gumee.”


42 posted on 02/12/2014 3:36:18 PM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Ragnar54

Barnegat Bay here in central Jersey is about 90% frozen over.


43 posted on 02/12/2014 3:44:07 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Ragnar54

WARM WATER IN LAKE SUPERIOR?????

hell, i have been swimming in the lake in august...

it is frigid damn cold in the hottest part of the summer..

let a lib go swimming in august and make them stay in for an hour...if they survive, slap them silly


44 posted on 02/12/2014 3:57:49 PM PST by joe fonebone (a socialist is just a juvenile communist)
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To: Ragnar54

Lake Gitchee Gumee doesn’t give up her dead, you liberal, 50 IQ, global-warming Nazis.

Thank you, Gordon Lightfoot.

http://gordonlightfoot.com/wreckoftheedmundfitzgerald.shtml


45 posted on 02/12/2014 5:13:29 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Bubba_Leroy

I once saw a list of one hundred things blamed on climate change, everything from increased snowfall to drought to floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, warming, cooling, increased crime rates, migratory patterns shifting, etc.
It’s a catchall.


46 posted on 02/13/2014 10:21:06 AM PST by FBD (My carbon footprint is bigger than yours)
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To: Ragnar54; All

News item:
Coast Guard ice breakers work to keep Great Lakes shipping channels open

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/watch-coast-guard-ice-breakers-work-to-keep-great-lakes-shipping-channels-open/


47 posted on 02/13/2014 10:24:06 AM PST by FBD (My carbon footprint is bigger than yours)
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