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remember that last cold, snowy winter? better get used to it...

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by leashedForLife, Jun 12, 2010.


  1. leashedForLife

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    memo to Europe, N-America, East-Asia:
    expect *more* cold, wet + snowy winters like 2009 -
    Europe, US to see snowy, cold winters: expert
    personal opinion + interpretation -
    London may be forced to buy snow-plows over the next few years, if this trend deepens.
    think of the long-term impact of co$ts of removal, lost time at work, salting roads + pollution, etc -
    as well as the sheer inconvenience + complications to personal lives.

    all my best,
    Madame Gaza
     
  2. fire-siamesekitty

    fire-siamesekitty PetForums VIP

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    Got to admit sounds bad, but i love snow.even more than sun sometimes :D
     
  3. Kinjilabs

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    Bit like the summer then, we had hail the other day!:rolleyes:
     
  4. danielled

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    Noooooo I don't want another winter like the one just gone.:crying: I was so bored as I was snowed in for a few days.:(
     
  5. MissShelley

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    I survived the winter of 1993! nothing was as cold as that.... Bring it on! that's what I say
     
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    Kinjilabs PetForums VIP

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    I must have survived that too:eek:
     
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    I just remember it being so bitter... I'd just given birth to my eldest and it was soooo cold! trying to warm the house up was a nightmare, worst frostiness ever, then I remember we had snow in march/april 94 :D

    Funny because Mikey is 16 now and still loves the cold lol, when he was 2 I can remember him running around the garden in just his nappy declaring "too hot Mummy" and now he'll walk around the house in his boxers still declaring that it's too hot! :D
     
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  8. leashedForLife

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    yes -
    * hail,
    * thunderstorms + lightning,
    * extreme wind events,
    * sudden heavy rainfall of 2-inches or more per event,
    * longer-lasting heavy rains causing more frequent floods,
    are all predicted as part of the *current* new climate.



    extreme-weather events:
    GEO Year Book 2006
    ________________________________


    if Britain never had tornadoes before, they may soon. [edit - - i am specifically referring to USA-type tornadoes with winds
    of 90 to 125-mph and up, with serious damage. ]

    France, Spain + Portugal all had severe damage in Dec-1999.
    Spain had its first tropical cyclone in Oct 2005 -
    Wunder Blog : Weather Underground

    hurricane-force winds, Jan 2009 -
    Channel NewsAsia - Hurricane-force winds kill 15 in Spain, France - channelnewsasia.com


    jan-2010,
    Freak waves in Cannes – Storms in France, Spain & Italy – Superyachts News, Luxury Yachts, Charter & Yachts for Sale.
     
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    ???

    The article writer needs to brush up on her meteorology. Britain already had more tornadoes per square mile than any other country in the world!
     
  10. leashedForLife

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    i will have to edit that, classix - i was thinking of USA-type tornados, which USED to rarely last over 5,000-ft
    once they touched down
    ; the friction would pull them apart.
    that is no longer true - in 2008 or 2009, a massive tornado cut a 40 to 50-MILE long swath, over a mile wide.


    re the UK + infant-tornadoes -
    may 25, 2005 -
    Are tornadoes becoming more frequent in Britain?
    when they say *tornado*, what i picture is not this:
    ______________________________

    april 18, 2009 -
    Disaster history: Tornadoes - in Britain!
    an F1 tornado is the lowest on the Fujita scale -
    The Fujita Scale of Tornado Intensity

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    one survivors narrative of the Texas tornado in his hometown, april 10, 1979 -
    Joel Manes Story
    he was 18-YO at the time -
     
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  11. leashedForLife

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    USA killer-tornadoes link: Recent Tornadoes


    this is the National Weather Service *tornado alert* page, which refreshes every 60-secs for current info.
    National Data - NOAA's National Weather Service
     
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    i wanna get snowed in this next winter...ive never been snowed in before lol
     
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    I love snow! But it was more fun when I lived in Norway because we lived in the mountains and spent our lives outside school skiing and snowboarding.

    The thing i love about snow over here is how bright it is at night because the light reflects off the snow and me and OH love nothing more than to take brams out for midnight snow walks. SO MUCH FUN.
     
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