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49 states dusted with snow; Hawaii's the holdout
Yahoo/AP ^ | 2-13-10 | SETH BORENSTEIN

Posted on 02/13/2010 10:34:40 AM PST by kingattax

Forget red and blue — color America white. There was snow on the ground in 49 states Friday. Hawaii was the holdout.

It was the United States of Snow, thanks to an unusual combination of weather patterns that dusted the U.S., including the skyscrapers of Dallas, the peach trees of Atlanta and the Florida Panhandle, where hurricanes are more common than snowflakes.

More than two-thirds of the nation's land mass had snow on the ground when the day dawned yesterday, and then it snowed ever so slightly in Florida to make it 49 states out of 50.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: globalcooling; snowmageddon; snowstorm; winter
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1 posted on 02/13/2010 10:34:40 AM PST by kingattax
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To: kingattax

What about the other 7?


2 posted on 02/13/2010 10:35:35 AM PST by evad (OBAMA is a Clear and Present Danger to This Nation..and...He doesn't learn.)
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To: kingattax

I bet there might be some snow on the volcano heights


3 posted on 02/13/2010 10:36:09 AM PST by wardaddy (I have been in a serious RHCPers mood lately......)
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To: kingattax

I’m surprised there isn’t snow on the Big Island, but I think this is a little early in the season. But then isn’t there a heat wave down in South America? Maybe it’s unseasonably hot down there, and unseasonably cold up here, and Hawaii gets the benefit of both extremes and it cancels out.


4 posted on 02/13/2010 10:37:41 AM PST by Burkean (.)
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To: evad
What about the other 7?

Only 3 comments so far and someone still beat me to this comment!

5 posted on 02/13/2010 10:37:56 AM PST by highlander_UW (Obama has lost or not saved over 4 million jobs!)
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To: kingattax; BIGLOOK
Ping.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
6 posted on 02/13/2010 10:38:39 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: kingattax

I still think there may be some snow up on Mauna Kea, the webcams don’t show anything but they generally have some on the peak 365.


7 posted on 02/13/2010 10:38:57 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Where’s Al Gore?

Has he commented about this unusually severe winter?

What about global warming?

A few years ago, there was an unusually warm winter, which the MSM trumped as evidence of global warming. So why isn’t an unusually severe winter evidence of global cooling?


8 posted on 02/13/2010 10:40:56 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Coca Cola winning a taste test is proof of global warming.


9 posted on 02/13/2010 10:41:43 AM PST by mnehring
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To: kingattax

The Dem’s now need to enact some sort of stimulus bill to allow Hawaii to buy all the snow it needs for the poor and disadvantaged children in the state ... how many of them have not been able to play and understand the implications of having to trudge to school and WalMart through snow ... /sarc


10 posted on 02/13/2010 10:42:39 AM PST by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: kingattax

Has anyone checked up on Haleakala lately?


11 posted on 02/13/2010 10:43:44 AM PST by Redcloak (Messin' up threads since 1998)
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To: kingattax

Hawaii has several mountains permanently snow-capped.....


12 posted on 02/13/2010 10:44:26 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: mnehring

They probably mean only one state hasn’t received snow fall this year.


13 posted on 02/13/2010 10:44:42 AM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Redcloak

Nothing on the peak webcam that I can see.
http://zeitcam.com/webcam/mauihaleakala/multiday


14 posted on 02/13/2010 10:46:36 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mamelukesabre

I was just chalking it up to reporters ignorant of Hawaii, however, I’ve been looking through the webcams and don’t see any on the peaks so they may be right.


15 posted on 02/13/2010 10:47:49 AM PST by mnehring
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To: kingattax

More than 75% of Georgia was snow covered last night, likely a first. Global warming aint what it cracked up to be!


16 posted on 02/13/2010 10:47:56 AM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: kingattax

AP still made not that this had NOTHING to do with global warming, as they said, weather is not climate.

The lie rolls on.


17 posted on 02/13/2010 10:49:56 AM PST by wac3rd (Felipe Calderon supports the public option.)
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To: kingattax
I happen to know it is so cold in Hawaii right now that the locks guarding the Big Wee Wee's birth records are frozen solid ... and won't thaw for at least three more years!
18 posted on 02/13/2010 10:50:04 AM PST by Zakeet (Patches Kennedy isn't running again because of illness -- Rhode Island voters are sick of him)
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To: kingattax

“Forget red and blue — color America white”

That’s racist!


19 posted on 02/13/2010 10:50:22 AM PST by nhoward14 (This space for rent.)
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To: ConorMacNessa; kingattax; wardaddy
There was snow on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa last November when the weather was wetter. El Niño is causing drought conditions on the Big Island now so it's high and dry at the summits to the delight of the astromers.

It'll change by March. I've seen snow up there as late as May.
20 posted on 02/13/2010 10:53:53 AM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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