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Winter isnít coming in Alaska, and people are dying
NYPost ^ | January 19, 2018

Posted on 01/19/2018 8:47:39 AM PST by SMGFan

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state.

Months of higher-than-normal temperatures in parts of rural Alaska have opened dangerous gaps in frozen rivers that residents use to travel from village to village and to hunting grounds, since there are no roads.

One troublesome ice highway is the half-mile-wide Kuskokwim River, where a man died New Year’s Eve after he and five family members — traveling on a snowmobile and sled — fell into a gaping hole. The others survived.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Weather
KEYWORDS: alaska; bs; climatechange; globalwarming; hoax; lies
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"The state is shifting to a cooler trend this week."
1 posted on 01/19/2018 8:47:39 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Oh no!!!! They want their blizzards back??


2 posted on 01/19/2018 8:50:58 AM PST by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: SMGFan

For no good reason at all, I casually track the temperature in Nome, Alaska on my cell phone. Yesterday was the first day I recall that Nome was colder than Boston. I’ve been sitting through -12 degree nights, and days where +15 is a pleasure and I keep looking at Nome and they’re 26 or even above freezing. Yesterday Nome was -4 or something and I felt like maybe the world was finally getting back to normal.

Weird.


3 posted on 01/19/2018 8:52:33 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Benedict McCain is the worst traitor ever to wear the uniform of the US military.)
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To: SMGFan

Had the same thing happen to me while snowmobiling on the Yukon river in ‘79. It happens. I was lucky.


4 posted on 01/19/2018 8:52:50 AM PST by TomServo
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and to hunting grounds,

They don't have Wal-Marts in Alaska? People have to hunt to survive?

5 posted on 01/19/2018 8:52:51 AM PST by Cowboy Bob
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To: Cowboy Bob

Yes, the vast majority of smaller communities, especially out near the coasts, have little more than a small general store (if that), and have to supplement their diets by hunting. There are 9 Walmarts in all of Alaska, and seven of them are in or around Anchorage.


6 posted on 01/19/2018 8:55:38 AM PST by Little Pig
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To: SMGFan
When it's springtime in Alaska, it's 40 below.
7 posted on 01/19/2018 8:57:23 AM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: SMGFan

According the climate change hoaxers, unseasonably warm weather is climate, but unseasonably cold weather is just weather.


8 posted on 01/19/2018 8:58:10 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (<img src="http://i.imgur.com/WukZwJP.gif" width=800>)
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To: Blue Jays

"...fell through the ice..."


My approach has never been to consider walking, skating, skiing, snowmobiling, motorcycling, or driving on ice to be a “sure thing” at any time, regardless of prevailing temperature. One never knows *exactly* what is happening beneath the ice to be entirely certain.

9 posted on 01/19/2018 8:58:47 AM PST by Blue Jays ( Rock hard ~ Ride free)
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To: SMGFan

Do Warmists deny that Alaska was much warmer during the last massive glaciation — mile of ice over Chicago but ice-free corridor through Alaska.

Are Warmists the real “deniers”?


10 posted on 01/19/2018 8:59:05 AM PST by Zuse (I am disrupted! I am offended! I am insulted! I am outraged!)
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Do Warmists deny that Alaska was much warmer during the last massive glaciation — mile of ice over Chicago but ice-free corridor through Alaska. Are Warmists the real “deniers”?

You beat me to it!

11 posted on 01/19/2018 9:01:01 AM PST by pgkdan (The Silent Majority STILL Stands With TRUMP!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

There’s no place like Nome............
There’s no place like Nome............
There’s no place like Nome............
click heels together three times............


12 posted on 01/19/2018 9:01:45 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: SMGFan; cracker45; Tainan; Jet Jaguar; SENTINEL; redpoll; ArmyTeach; Eska; hattend; hosepipe; ...

Alaska Ping.

Brace yourselves, spring is coming.

13 posted on 01/19/2018 9:02:41 AM PST by KC_Lion (If you want on First Lady Melania's, Ivanka Trump's or Sarah Palin's Ping Lists, just let me know.)
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To: SMGFan

I think the NJ/NY region has their cold weather, it has been like 6-12 degrees for a few weeks, never had that before here. It finally warmed up to about 20s now. Coldest winter we have had in a while. Glowbull warming!


14 posted on 01/19/2018 9:10:15 AM PST by Trump.Deplorable
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Winter is off to a late start

Because some dumbass left the back door open and all the cold flowed down to the eastern half of the lower 49 states........

15 posted on 01/19/2018 9:14:16 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (My cat is not fat, she is just big boned........)
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To: SMGFan

and the poor Polar Bears......guess they are starving too.... sarc/


16 posted on 01/19/2018 9:14:49 AM PST by Hogblog
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To: SMGFan

It is the Jet stream and the way this year it’s trajectory is taking a different track than it has an average in the past.

But, as anyone who looks at enough different temperatures in enough places, the global average temp is likely not affected all that much, because while some are colder than “usual” others are warmer, so the total heat-cold distribution-balance is not so different.


17 posted on 01/19/2018 9:15:04 AM PST by Wuli
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days where +15 is a pleasure

Isn't that a bitch when you get so used to the cold that 15 and 20 degrees actually feels warm? It's 30 degrees and sunny here in S.E. Michigan and I'm thinking of shoveling the snow off my back deck and going out and lie in the sun and start working on my tan.......

18 posted on 01/19/2018 9:17:11 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (My cat is not fat, she is just big boned........)
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To: bboop

The bottom of Alaska is a huge rain forest; it isn’t all tundra and polar bears.


19 posted on 01/19/2018 9:25:24 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SMGFan

People are dying?!?!?

Oh my GOSH!! PLEASE!! Congress, do the RIGHT thing!! - TAX US MORE to fix this!!!!!


20 posted on 01/19/2018 9:29:23 AM PST by joethedrummer
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