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Snowfall warnings for southern parts of eastern Canada

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 12:51

Still some extreme cold in the west. 

ALBERTA

11 Dec 2016
Extreme Cold Warning for many locations (see link):

 

Overnight low temperatures of near to below minus 30 C combined with winds of 15 to 20 km/h (9.3 to 12.4 mph) will lead to wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder tonight. Wind chill values will abate once temperatures rise Monday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ab16#2048157631398332908201612110501ww1676cwwg(also ab31 in the address link for the Fort McMurray area warning)

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Arctic outflow warning for: Central Coast – coastal sections, Central Coast – inland sections, North Coast – coastal sections and North Coast – inland sections

Communities located near coastal valleys and inlets and exposed to the strong outflow winds will see wind chill values lowering to minus 20 C to 25 C (-4 F to -13 F) tonight. These conditions will continue through Monday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc48#1801103721143225747201612110502ww1171cwvr(also bc37, bc49 and bc9 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Chilcotin region

Cold Arctic air will bring overnight temperatures near or below minus 30 C. The cold temperatures combined with northerly winds near 15 km/h (9.3 mph) will lead to wind chill values below minus 40 C (-40 F) overnight into Monday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc35#630171541494538504201612110502ww1373cwvr

Snowfall warnings continue for the Fraser Valley – east including Chilliwack, Fraser Valley – west including Abbotsford and Metro Vancouver regions, with additional amounts of 10 cm (3.9″).

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc40#171017238850714393201612080502ww1171cwvr(also bc42 in the address link for the Vancouver warning)

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for many locations (see link):

 

Temperatures near minus 30 C (-22 F) combined with 15 to 20 (9.3 to 12.4 mph) km/h winds will lead to extreme wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder tonight into Monday morning. While some moderation may take place during the day on Monday, extreme wind chills may redevelop over similar areas Monday night. (Temps below -30 C bringing wind chills in the -45 C (-49 F) range in the Brochet and Tadoule Lake regions).

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb18#1817375121558884325201612110501ww1171cwwg(also mb 34, mb17, mb16, mb25 and mb35 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NEW BRUNSWICK

Snowfall warning in effect for many locations (see link):s

Generally 15 cm of snow is expected with this storm but southeastern regions of New Brunswick could get up to 20 centimeters before the snow ends in the evening.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nb3#181004627296176557201612110506ww1474cwhx(also nb2, nb1, nb17, mb5, nb10, nb11, nb7, nb16, nb6 and nb9 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NOVA SCOTIA

Snowfall warning in effect for many locations (see link):

Total snow amounts of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) are expected before snow tapers to a few showers or flurries late in the day.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns8#18284139425367173201612110506ww1171cwhx(also ns17, ns12, ns11, ns15, ns13, ns14, ns7, ns18, ns2, ns1, ns10, ns22, ns21, ns9, ns3, ns16, ns4, ns20, ns19 and ns23 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Snow squall warnings for the Inverness County – Mabou and north and Victoria County regions, with amounts to 15 cm (5.9″) (included in the ns22 and ns23 links).

NUNAVUT

Blizzard warning in effect for: Clyde River region

Blizzard conditions with poor visibility in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.

A low pressure system located over Davis Strait is moving slowly towards East Baffin Island. Winds are forecast to increase to 60 km/h with gusts to 80 (37.3 to 49.7 mph) allowing blizzard conditions to develop at Clyde River near midnight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu18#2105360781558884325201612110501ww1676cwnt

ONTARIO

Snowfall warning in effect for many locations (see link):

The most significant snowfall of the season thus far, with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm (7.9″ to 11.8″) expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on47#2017105431493682887201612100503ww1171cwto(also on21, on36 and on16 for the other affected areas)
Snowfall warning in effect for many locations (see link):

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) is expected.

A significant snowfall of 15 cm is expected.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on34#250428991092967905201612120503ww1171cwto(also on18, on20, on7, on40, on19, on15, on8 and on38 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Snowfall warning in effect for many locations (see link):

A significant snowfall of 15 cm (5.9″) is expected.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on27#202950992566754579201612110503ww1171cwto(also on58, on61, on9, on24, on26, on19, on8, on44, on38 and on11 in the address link for the other affected areas)

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Snowfall warning in effect for: All on the island.

A low pressure system approaching from the west will give snow to Prince Edward Island on Monday. Total snow amounts near 15 cm (5.9″) are expected before snow tapers to a few flurries or showers late Monday evening.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?pei1#18325808125367173201612110506ww1575cwhx(also pei3 and pei2 in the address link for the Prince and Queen county warnings)

QUEBEC

Snowfall warning in effect for many locations (see link):

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) is expected.

A low pressure system from the Great Lakes will move across Quebec on Monday and Tuesday. Significant snowfall amounts are expected in Charlevoix, the Lower St Lawrence and the Gaspé Peninsula.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc31#195233070522940303201612110504ww1070cwul(also qc40, qc49, qc28, qc32, qc48, qc35, qc30, qc23 and qc29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

SASKATCHEWAN
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Cree Lake – Key Lake, Fond-du-Lac, Stony Rapids and Black Lake, Cluff Lake Mine, La Loche and Clearwater River Prov. Park, Uranium City – Camsell Portage and Wollaston Lake – Collins Bay regions

Very cold overnight temperatures below minus 30 C (-22 F) combined with 15 to 20 km/h (9.3 to 12.4 mph) winds will lead to wind chill values of minus 45 C (-49 F) or colder tonight. Slight moderation will take place as temperatures rise through the day Monday, but wind chill values are once again expected to be minus 45 or colder Monday night into Tuesday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk27#2040553821398332908201612110501ww1474cwwg(also sk30, sk26, sk31 and sk29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for more than a hundred locations (see link):

Temperatures near minus 30 C (-22 F) combined with 15 to 20 km/h winds (9.3 to 12.4 mph) will lead to extreme wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder tonight into Monday morning. While some moderation may take place during the day on Monday, extreme wind chills may redevelop over similar areas Monday night.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk21#1817375121558884325201612110501ww1373cwwg(also sk13, sk12, sk20 and sk19 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links

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Blizzard hits Lebanon

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 12:38

12 Dec 2016 –  Closes mountain roads in Lebanon.

“Strong climatic storm” (blizzard) detained dozens of cars on the highway between Beirut and the Bekaa in Dahr al-Baydar area.

http://alrai.com/article/1031422/

http://alrai.com/uploads/images/2016/12/14/x35438.jpg.pagespeed.ic.JDJrqWFYiF.jpg

Snowstorm cut off many of the mountain roads in Lebanon

Intensified air blowing storm (blizzard) hit Lebanon Sahabha Anhmarat with dense snow, heavy rains and strong winds since early today and continues on the mountain heights, including northern Lebanon region.

Lebanese authorities warned drivers to put metal chains on their tires to avoid sliding due to layers of ice on the roads caused by temperatures below zero Celsius in many upland interior and other areas.

http://www.arabstoday.net/

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links

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Snowfall amounts for Quebec

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 10:52

Many traffic accidents in Quebec City

Weather summary for Quebec – Environment Canada at 11:53 a.m. Tuesday 13 December 2016.

Monday, a low pressure system from the Great Lakes gave significant snowfall amounts to several regions of Quebec while moving towards the east coast. This snowfall led to many travel delays. In addition, blowing snow reduced visibilities over regions more exposed to winds, especially in the Quebec City area, where many traffic accidents were reported.

1. Summary of snowfall amounts in centimetres

Greater Montréal: 15-20 (5.9″ to 7.9″)
Laurentians: 10-15 (3.9″ to 5.9″)
Lanaudière: 18-22 (7.1″ to 8.7″)
Outaouais: 20-22 (7.9″ to 8.7″)
Montérégie: 15-23 (5.9″ to 9.1″)
Mauricie: 16-22 (6.3″ to 8.7″)
Central Québec: 15 (5.9″)
Eastern Townships: 15-20 (5.9″ to 7.9″)
Chaudière-Appalaches: 15-20 (5.9″ to 7.9″)
Quebec City: 13-22 (5.1″ to 8.7″)
Laurentians Park: 15-25 (5.9″ to 9.8″)
Charlevoix: 25-35 (9.8″ to 13.7″)
Eastern Saguenay: 20 (7.9″)
Lac-Saint-Jean: 20-30 (7.9″ to 11.8″)
Lower Saint-Lawrence: 15-25 (5.9″ to 9.8″)
Gaspé: 10-22 (3.9″ to 8.7″)
Port-Cartier: 30 (11.8″)

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island also had snowfall. The highest amount recorded was 26 cm (10.2″).

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/weathersummaries_e.html

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for this link

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The IPCC was designed to achieve a deceptive result

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 19:30

Guest opinion by climatologist Dr Tim Ball


Guest opinion by Dr Tim Ball (Excerpts)

“The Trump administration is well aware of the political use and scientific abuse of climate for a political agenda. I learned how aware while attending the Heritage Foundation Climate Conference on Thursday December 8 in Washington D.C. The majority of the public sense there is something wrong as reflected in their lack of concern measured in all polls. They will be very angry when the extent of the deception is explained to them, as will happen as the new administration lays out the foundation for their policies.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) “was designed to achieve a deceptive result by limiting the research to only human causes of climate change. They effectively made reform or change impossible because each set of Reports is cumulative. That is, each Report simply adds new information to a very limited number of variables. The reality is you can only determine the human impact by knowing and understanding all the variables and mechanisms of natural climate. Most of the public think the IPCC look at climate and climate change in total and IPCC participants and promoters did nothing to dissuade them of that error. This is part of the proof that IPCC creators had a singular political objective for which natural variability was a problem. ”

This graph says it all:

South Pole cooling even as CO2 levels shoot upward.

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/12/10/what-is-next-for-weather-and-climate/

https://i1.wp.com/co2islife.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/antarctica1.jpg

Thanks to J.H. Walker for this link

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Australia cherry crop decimated after unseasonably cold weather

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 19:14

Cherries from Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia will be the “most expensive ever grown in history”, says Tom Eastlake, president of the Cherry Growers Association of Australia.

Farmers on the eastern seaboard have been hit hard by continued rain, unseasonably cold weather and low pollination spread which has reduced the annual harvest to just 40 per cent of the previous year.

“Nothing like this has ever happened before across every production region in [eastern] Australia,” said Eastlake. The situation is “unprecedented”.

“This will be the most expensive crop per cherry grown in history,” Mr Eastlake said.

http://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/australias-cherry-season-predicted-to-be-expensive-after-unseasonably-cold-weather/525501

Thanks to Charles Henry Norville for this link

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No global warming in Canada

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 15:32

Windchill between -45 C to -55 C (-49 F to -67 F) across most of northern Manitoba.  Blizzards forcast in some areas as snowfall moves east.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

12 Dec 2016 – Extreme Cold Warning for Dease Lake region

Temperatures near minus 35 C (31 F) combined with northerly winds are expected to give wind chill values of minus 45 C (-49 F) overnight and Tuesday morning in Dease Lake.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc8#1520497021194991458201612120502ww1979cwvr

Extreme Cold Warning for Chilcotin region

Temperatures near or below minus 30 C (-22 F) combined with northerly winds near 15 km/h (9.3 mph) will lead to wind chill values below minus 40 C (-40 F) overnight into Tuesday morning. The potential for extreme cold wind chill values in the mornings continues throughout the week.

Extreme Cold Warning for Yoho Park – Kootenay Park region

Temperatures near minus 25 C (-13 F) combined with westerly winds near 20 km/h (12.4 mph) will bring wind chill values below minus 35 C (-31 F) overnight into Tuesday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc17#1557371621918119183201612120502ww1373cwvr

Arctic outflow warning for Central Coast – inland sections and North Coast – inland sections

Wind chill values of minus 20 C to 25 C (-4 F to -13 F) will continue tonight through Friday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc37#911081882005494413201612060502ww1171cwvr(and bc9 in the address link for the North Coastal area)
Arctic outflow warning for Howe Sound and Whistler regions

Wind chill values of minus 20 C to minus 25 C (-4 F to -13 F) can be expected.

Arctic outflow conditions will redevelop on Tuesday night.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc41#800367991933668512201612120502ww1171cwvr(and bc39 in the address link for the Whistler warning)

MANITOBA

Extreme Cold Warning for Brochet, Churchill, Gillam, Leaf Rapids, Lynn Lake, Pukatawagan, Shamattawa, Tadoule Lake, Nelson House, South Indian Lake and Amisk Prov. Park, Split Lake and York Landing, Thompson Thicket Portage and Pikwitonei and York regions

Temperatures below -30 C and increasing winds will bring windchill values between -45 C to -55 C (-49 F to -67 F) tonight across most of northern Manitoba.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb34#1806147421558884325201612110501ww1272cwwg(also mb36, mb30, mb33, mb29, mb35, mb31 and mb37 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NEW BRUNSWICK

Snowfall warning for Acadian Peninsula, Bathurst and Chaleur Region, Campbellton and eastern half of Restigouche County, Miramichi and area, Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick and Mount Carleton – Renous Highway regions

Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 centimetres (5.9″ to 7.9″) can be expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nb4#181004627296176557201612110506ww1474cwhx(also nb3, nb2, nb7, nb16 and nb6 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Winter storm warning for Avalon Peninsula North, Avalon Peninsula Southeast, Avalon Peninsula Southwest, Bonavista Peninsula, Burin Peninsula, Clarenville and vicinity, St. John’s and vicinity and Terra Nova regions

Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

Snow, at times heavy, will spread north tonight and continue through Tuesday before tapering to flurries Tuesday night. Total accumulations of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) are expected. This snow will combine with strong winds to give reduced visibilities in blowing snow on Tuesday, especially during the morning commute.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nl28#70330273153582916201612120507ww1676cwhx(also nl11, nl29, nl15, nl5, nl1, nl21 and nl16 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NOVA SCOTIA

Snowfall warning for Colchester County North, Cumberland County North and Cobequid Pass, Inverness County – Mabou and north, Inverness County – south of Mabou, Richmond County, Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County and Victoria County regions

An additional 5 to 10 centimetres (2.0″ to 3.9″) of snow is expected over parts of northwestern Nova Scotia as well as Cape Breton this evening before tapering to flurries or showers.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns15#18284139425367173201612110506ww1171cwhx(also ns14, ns22, ns21, ns20, ns19 and ns23 in the address link for the othet affected areas)

Freezing rain warning for Annapolis County, Hants County and Kings County regions

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns8#21247746780849457201612130506ww1171cwhx(also ns10 and ns9 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NUNAVUT

Extreme Cold Warning for Kugaaruk region

Strengthening winds this evening combined with very cold temperatures will cause extreme wind chill values near -55 C (-67 F) overnight tonight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu10#153010113212933822201612120501ww1474cwnt

Blizzard warning for Chesterfield Inlet and Rankin Region including Whale Cove regions

Poor visibility occasionally near zero.

A developing low pressure system over western Hudson Bay will cause a blizzard to develop this evening at Chesterfield Inlet, Rankin Inlet, and Whale Cove. Increasing northeasterly winds to 60 gusting 80 km/h (37.3 to 49.7 mph) will produce very poor visibilities in snow and blowing snow into Tuesday. Gusts exceeding 90 km/h (55.9 mph) are possible on Tuesday as well.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu24#943218191243523475201612120501ww1373cwnt(also nu1 in the address link for the Rankin Region warning)

ONTARIO

Extreme Cold Warning forFort Severn region

Bitterly cold arctic air is expected wrap around the southwestern shores of Hudson Bay tonight. Temperatures in the low minus thirties combined with west winds of 10 to 20 km/h (6.2 to 12.4 mph) are expected to produce windchill values near minus 45 C (-49 F) or colder. These conditions are expected to persist into Wednesday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on54#1516429981742798291201612120503ww1373cwto

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Snowfall warnings continue with amounts to 10 cm (3.9″).

QUEBEC

Snowfall warning for Amqui area, Matapédia area, Baie-Comeau, Lac-Etchemin area, Saint-Georges-de-Beauce area, Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce area, Brome-Missisquoi area, Coaticook area, Cookshire area, Granby – Waterloo area, Lac-Mégantic area, Mont-Orford – Lake Memphrémagog area, Richmond area, Sherbrooke area, Thetford Mines area, Weedon area, , Forillon National Park – Gaspé area, Percé area, Grande-Rivière – Cascapédia area, Mont-Albert area, Murdochville area, Kamouraska area, Pohénégamook area, Rivière-du-Loup area, Trois-Pistoles area, Matane, Montmagny – Saint-Jean-Port-Joli area, Saint-Fabien – Saint-Pamphile area, Chandler area, New Carlisle – Port-Daniel area, New-Richmond – Bonaventure area, Restigouche – Carleton area, Le Bic – Rimouski area, Mont-Joli area, Rimouski Wildlife Reserve area, Grande-Vallée area, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts area, Baie-Trinité area and Témiscouata regions

A total of 15 to 25 centimetres (5.9″ to 9.8″) of snow is expected until midday Tuesday.

Another 5 cm (2.0″) of snow is expected over the Eastern Townships and Beauce areas; the snow will taper off this evening.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc31#195233070522940303201612110504ww1070cwul(also qc40, qc44, qu43, qc38, qc34, qc28, qc32, qc48, qc36, qc35, qc30, qc33, qc23 and qc29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

SASKATCHEWAN

Extreme Cold Warning for Wollaston Lake – Collins Bay region

Wind chill values near -45 C (-49 F) tonight. Temperatures near -45 C through Tuesday and into Wednesday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk29#213106806212933822201612120501ww1474cwwg

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links

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Dept of Energy in Trump’s sights

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 13:15

“Sure sounds like the gravy train ride is over.”  – Willis Eschenbach

10 Dec 2016 – In an article entitled “The DOE vs. Ugly Reality”  Willis Eschenbach wrote:

Over at the Washington Post, Chris Mooney and the usual suspects are seriously alarmed by a memo sent out by the Transition Team at the Department of Energy. They describe it in breathless terms in an article entitled “Trump transition team for Energy Department seeks names of employees involved in climate meetings“.   The finest part was this quote from Michael Halpern:

Michael Halpern, deputy director of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Center for Science and Democracy, called the memo’s demand that Energy officials identify specific employees “alarming.”

“If the Trump administration is already singling out scientists for doing their jobs, the scientific community is right to be worried about what his administration will do in office. What’s next? Trump administration officials holding up lists of ‘known climatologists’ and urging the public to go after them?” Halpern asked.

Oh … you mean like say the Attorneys General of a bunch of states holding up their lists of known “denier” organizations and tacitly urging the public to go after them? You mean like government officials of a variety of stripes ranting about how “deniers” should be brought to trial or otherwise penalized? You mean like having sites like DeSmogBlog making ugly insinuations and false statements about every known opponent of the climate party line? You mean like Roger Pielke being hounded out of his job by the climate mob?

See the rest of this great article, including all 74 questions asked by the Trump team and Eschenbach’s pithy comments on those questions.
https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/12/10/the-doe-vs-ugly-reality/

Thanks to Perry Debell for this link

Eschenbach ends his article thusly:

Well, it sure sounds like the gravy train ride is over, and the labs will be asked to justify their existence. I would not be surprised to see some closed and some merged.

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Record drop in global temperatures

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 12:37

11 Dec 2016 – New official data from British Met Office shows big fall from heat spike caused by El Niño.

Confirms that world average temperatures have plummeted since the middle of the year at a faster and steeper rate than at any time in the recent past.

The record high temperatures were caused by El Niño, not by man-made global warming.

The Met Office report was based on NASA satellite measurements of temperatures in the lower atmosphere over land – which tend to show worldwide changes first, because the sea retains heat for longer.

See more in-depth coverage:
https://www.sott.net/article/336454-Britains-Met-Office-data-confirms-record-drop-in-global-temperatures

Thanks to Don Brown for this link

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Swamp Draining Will Expose Corrupt Climate Crocodiles

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 21:58

By Larry Bell – 12 Dec 2016

“Massively wealthy climate fear prophet and green government subsidy profiteer Al Gore finally has something real to be alarmed about. And yes, it’s quite the opposite of rising sea levels. Responding to President-elect Trump’s pledge to drain the Washington, D.C. swamp of corruption, their Dec. 5 meeting must have tracked lots of muddy footprints onto plush Trump Tower carpets.

“The discussion reportedly delved into murky science waters of manmade disaster concerning an inconvenient croc.”

See all of this great commentary:
http://www.newsmax.com/LarryBell/al-gore-ipcc/2016/12/12/id/763417/

Thanks to Klaus Kaiser for this link

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Record snowfall in Toledo, Ohio

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 15:30

“Record cold likely ahead later this week!” says meteorologist Chris Vickers.

Sunday’s 10.2 inches (25.9 cm) of snowfall was “historic,” says First Alert Weather. (Sorry, but they don’t say what the old record was.)

https://socialfeed.info/first-alert-weather-record-snowfall-sunday-13166343

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Record snowfall in Windsor, Ontario

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 15:20

Not just for the date, but an all-time record.

Environment Canada recorded a record single-day snowfall at Windsor International Airport with 29 cm (just under a foot) on Sunday.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/21-snowplows-windsor-1.3891674

Thanks to Clay Olson for this link

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Violent Mexican volcano eruption – Video

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 14:14

Spectacular eruption at Colima volcano sends huge column of smoke and ash high into the air.

10 Dec 2016 – One of the most active volcanoes in North America, the 3,839-meter mountain produced another series of remarkable eruptions on Friday and Saturday, sending lava cascading down its slopes and belching a column of smoke 1,000 meters into the air.

The region’s local website said that the lava flow now extends to 1,700 meters in length.

People living in the foothills of the mountain are advised to keep windows and doors shut, cover water tanks, avoid driving if possible and drive with the headlights on if they must drive. People with respiratory problems are being told to avoid going outside.

https://www.sott.net/article/336303-Erupting-Mexican-volcano-violently-spews-lava-hot-ash-into-air

Thanks to Laurel for this link

 

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Extreme cold and snowfall warnings for many Canadian provinces

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 22:11

Extreme cold warnings cover about 2/3s of Alberta. Wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder.

ALBERTA

10 December 2016 – Extreme cold warnings continue for many of the regions listed in previous report. To those, add: Co. of Northern Lights near Paddle Prairie Smt; Mackenzie Co. near Bistcho Lake, Fort Vermilion, High Level and Bushe River Res., Indian Cabins and Steen River, John D’or Prairie and Fox Lake, La Crête and Buffalo Head Prairie, Meander River and Lutose, Rainbow Lake Zama Lake and Chateh, the Caribou Mountains, the Tallcree and Wadlin Lake Reserves and Zama City regions

Overnight temperatures will once again fall to near or below minus thirty C for much of northern and central Alberta. These temperatures combined with northwesterly winds of 20 gusting to 40 km/h (12.4 to 24.9 mph) will lead to wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder this evening and through the night into Sunday morning.

Remember to protect pets by limiting their exposure to the cold outdoor temperatures.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ab25#224316131542852133201612080501ww1676cwwg

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Arctic outflow warnings continue for the inlands sections of the North and Central coast, with wind chills of -20 C to -25 C (-4 F to -13 F).

Snowfall warning for Fraser Valley – east including Chilliwack and Fraser Valley – west including Abbotsford regions

Snowfall with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm (7.9″ to 11.8″) expected this weekend.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc40#171017238850714393201612080502ww1171cwvr

Also snowfall warnings for the Inland Vancouver Island region, with amounts to 20 cm (7.9″) and East Vancouver Island, amounts to 5 cm (2.0″).

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc45#134457022486489281201612100502ww1171cwvr(bc46 in the address link for the East Island warning)

MANITOBA

Extreme Cold Warning (see link below for locations):

For portions of the eastern Prairies… Overnight low temperatures at or below minus 30 C (-22 F) combined with 10 to 15 km/h (6.2 to 9.3 mph) winds will lead to extreme wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb18#200317334866032642201612100501ww1171cwwg(also mb17, mb16 and mb25 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NOVA SCOTIA

Snow squall warnings continue for the Inverness County – Mabou and north and Victoria County regions, with amounts to 30 cm (11.8″).

Snow squall warning for Antigonish County and Pictou County regions

An intense snow squall over the Northumberland Strait affecting parts of Pictou and Antigonish counties could bring localized snowfall amounts in excess of 15 cm (5.9″) tonight. Reduced visibilities in blowing snow are also expected with this line.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns17#134233172842370578201612100506ww1171cwhx(ns16 in the address link for the Pictou County warning)

ONTARIO

Snow squall warnings continue for the Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory and Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce County regions, with amounts to 10 cm (3.9″).

Snowfall warning for Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park and Windsor – Leamington – Essex County regions

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) expected.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on16#2017105431493682887201612100503ww1171cwto

SASKATCHEWAN

Extreme Cold Warning for (see link below for more than 100  locations):

Over portions of the eastern Prairies… Overnight low temperatures at or below minus 30 C combined with 10 to 15 km/h (6.2 to 9.3 mph) winds will lead to extreme wind chill values of minus 40 C (-40 F) or colder.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk21#200317334866032642201612100501ww1373cwwg(also sk13, sk12, sk20 and sk11 in the address link for the other affected areas)

The Saskatchewan half of the city of Lloydminster also has a extreme cold warning, with its weather statement covered under the Alberta warnings.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links

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Unusual snowfall in Chile

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 21:59

Last year, the last snow in this area was in October. (Remember, it’s now summer down there.)

11 Dec 2016 – A cold air flow whose arrival was difficult to predict caused rain since Thursday night in the central part of the country, but also left a lot of snow in the mountain range in front of Santiago, something Strange for this time of year.

December snow could be seen with the naked eye from the city. It is estimated that about 20 cm of solid water fell in the high mountain range, something that can be measured tomorrow.

There are also reports from other areas. For example, the captain of the Los Libertadores Paso Subcommissary, Francisco Alvarado, says that the snow was concentrated in the 3,300 m high, where they would have accumulated seven centimeters. “Last year we did not have this phenomenon, the last snow we had was in October, which is why it was unusual,” explains Alvarado. In any case, tomorrow will know exactly how much snow fell.

http://www.economiaynegocios.cl/noticias/noticias.asp?id=317109

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for this link

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Millions under winter storm warnings from South Dakota to Vermont

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 21:49

Nearly 3 feet (90 cm) of snow in parts of Ohio.

As of early this afternoon, more than 6 inches (15 cm) of snow had fallen on parts of Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to the Weather Channel.

An additional 5 to 8 inches of snow was forecast from Minnesota across the Great Lakes this afternoon, moving into parts of the Northeast by evening,

With almost 1,400 flights canceled at Chicago airports, the city could see a total of 7 to 12 inches of snow through Sunday night, the National Weather Service said.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/nearly-1-000-chicago-flights-canceled-winter-blast-rolls-east-n694486

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Sea level rise – or land subsidence?

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 21:18

Alarmist claims about rising seas inundating coastal areas blame the wrong culprit. – Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek

“Rising seas due to dangerous manmade climate change” remains a contentious issue, especially for areas like the Atlantic Coast’s Chesapeake Bay region. Some say seas could rise 2.5 to 7 feet or more by the end of the century around Norfolk, Virginia, home to America’s largest Navy base.

Even if that happens, the prediction combines multiple causes. Saltwater intrusion clearly has been an increasing problem here for decades, and storms have sent tides and waves further inland than in the past. Climate alarmists naturally attribute this to human fossil fuel use. They are wrong.

As this article explains, certainly for the Chesapeake region, the actual, primary cause of seawater intrusions is not rising oceans – but land subsidence due to groundwater withdrawal from subsurface shale and sandstone formations, and to “glacial isostatic adjustments” that have been ongoing since the last glaciers melted. The solution therefore is not to continue trying to control Earth’s climate. It is to reduce groundwater removal in these coastal areas.

Sea level rise – or land subsidence?

Alarmist claims about rising seas inundating coastal areas blame the wrong culprit

By Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek

In his 2006 Inconvenient Truth mockumentary, Al Gore infamously predicted melting ice caps would cause oceans to rise “up to 20 feet” (6.1 meters) “in the near future.” Kevin Costner’s 1995 “action thriller” Water World presumed totally melting planetary ice would almost submerge the continents.

However, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimated in 2007 that seas might rise up to only 2 feet by 2107. By comparison, oceans have risen nearly 400 feet since the last ice age ended, reflecting how much water was trapped in mile-thick glaciers that buried much of North America, Europe and Asia. In recent decades, though, global sea level rise has averaged just 7 inches per century – which may explain why Mr. Gore bought an $8.5-million mansion on the California coast in 2010.

And yet “rising seas due to dangerous manmade climate change” remains a contentious issue, with profound land use, wildlife, economic, insurance and policy implications – especially for certain regions, like the Atlantic Coast’s Chesapeake Bay region. Some say “seas could rise” 2.5 to 7 feet (2.1 meters) or more by the end of the century around Norfolk, Virginia, a huge population and agricultural center and home to America’s largest Navy base. Even if that happens, the prediction combines multiple causes.

Saltwater intrusion clearly has been an increasing problem across much of this region for several decades, and storms have sent tides and waves further inland than in the past, flooding and battering homes, croplands and wildlife habitats. Climate alarmists attribute this danger to human fossil fuel use.

As a new report by Dr. Bezdek explains, reality is much different. (His report awaits publication in a scientific journal.) At least for the Chesapeake region, Houston-Galveston, Texas area, Santa Clara Valley, California and other places around the globe, the primary cause of seawater intrusions is not rising oceans – but land subsidence due to groundwater withdrawal from subsurface shale and sandstone formations, and to “glacial isostatic adjustments” that have been ongoing since the last glaciers melted.

The solution therefore is not to continue trying to control Earth’s climate – an impossible, economy-busting task that would further impede fossil fuel use, economic development, job creation, and human health and welfare. The solution requires reducing groundwater removal in these coastal areas.

Ice age glaciers buried continental land masses under trillions of tons of ice. Land under the ice was pushed downward, while areas somewhat beyond the glaciers were forced up. Once the ice was gone, the compressed areas began to rise, while lands that had bulged upward began to sink. Isostatic subsidence is still occurring, at about 1 millimeter a year (4.4 inches per century) in the Chesapeake region.

While Chesapeake farms and cities have been utilizing groundwater for centuries, withdrawal rates from Virginia Coastal Plain aquifers skyrocketed between 1950 and 1970, as modern pumps took over. The rates have remained high ever since, causing significant land subsidence.

The aquifer systems involve layers of porous sandstone with water in the interstices between sand grains. These layers are sandwiched between layers (lenses) of impermeable but wet shale and clay. As water is pumped from the sandy layers, the shale-clay layers are squeezed like a sponge by hundreds of feet of overlying rock and sediment, forcing their water into less compressible sands, and then into pumps.

The amount of water in a system, its recharge rates (from rain, snowmelt and other sources), and the degree of compaction depend on how much water is being withdrawn, the thickness of sand and clay layers, and how compressible the layers are. Most of the pumped water ultimately comes from the clays, as they are squeezed dry. Analysts have estimated that 95% of water removed from Virginia Coastal Plain aquifers between 1891 and 1980 came from their clay layers, which have steadily compressed as a result.

Compression means subsidence, at 1.1-4.8 mm/yr – for an average rate of 11 inches per century, on top of the 4.4 in. per century in isostatic subsidence, and compared to the average sea level rise of 7 in. a century.

The net effect in Virginia’s Coastal Plain can thus be nearly 2 feet of subsidence per century. The impacts on land, habitat and property loss, saltwater intrusions, inland storm surges, farming, homes and other buildings, regional economics, wharves, piers and naval bases, and insurance rates is easy to discern.

Confusion arises because discussions often involve “relative sea level rise” – which combines glacial isostatic and groundwater subsidence, along with actual sea level rise – just as we just did with our 2 feet per century total. However, the term obscures what is really going on and lends itself to climate alarmism, by leaving the false impression that the entire problem is melting icecaps and rising seas.

It clearly is not. Focusing attention on alleged “manmade climate cataclysms,” supposedly driven by carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, will result in our spending hundreds of billions of dollars to replace oil, gas and coal with expensive, subsidized, land-intensive renewable energy systems – while foregoing hundreds of billions of dollars in jobs and economic growth. Meanwhile, China, India, Indonesia and other developing nations will continue doing what they must to lift billions out of abject poverty and disease: burn more fossil fuels, thereby emitting more CO2.

Those nations are not about to succumb to the Obama EPA “social cost of carbon” con game. This is the fraudulent scheme under which bureaucrats blame US oil, gas and coal for every climate and weather event, habitat and species loss, and other problem that they can possibly conjure up anywhere in the world – while completely ignoring the phenomenal and undeniable benefits of using those fuels, and the equally important benefits of having more plant-fertilizing carbon dioxide in our atmosphere.

President-Elect Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the EPA underscores his intent to end climate-obsessed government by junk science and Executive Branch decree.

What can be done about the real-world problems of “relative sea level rise”? Sea levels will continue to rise (or fall) in response to ice growth and melting, caused by powerful natural forces over which humans have no control. Glacial isostatic subsidence will continue – albeit at a glacial or geologic pace – unless another ice age buries continents under more miles of ice, again lowering sea levels hundreds of feet, and wiping out arable land, growing seasons and agricultural productivity.

Moreover, once water has been squeezed out of the clay and shale, it cannot easily be replenished. That means the subsidence process cannot be reversed. However, we can nevertheless reduce or even halt subsidence due to groundwater extraction.

Rates and locations of land subsidence and relative sea level rise change over time. Accurate predictive tools and measurements are thus needed to improve our understanding of subsidence in particular areas. Although subsidence rates are not as high on the Atlantic Coast as they have been in the Houston-Galveston area or Santa Clara Valley, the problem is nonetheless serious because of the southern Chesapeake Bay region’s low-lying topography and consequent susceptibility to ocean water intrusion.

In the Houston-Galveston area and Santa Clara Valley, resource managers have moved groundwater pumping away from the coast, reduced groundwater withdrawal rates, increased aquifer recharge and substitut­ed surface water for groundwater supplies. These actions have successfully stopped subsidence in the Santa Clara Valley and slowed the process in the Houston-Galveston area.

Similar steps could be taken in Virginia’s Tidewater or Coastal Plain region. In addition, pipelines could bring fresh water from nearby lakes and rivers, replacing at least some of what is now provided by wells. Yet another option might be to construct one or more desalination plants (in California and Texas, as well), utilizing nuclear or natural gas power to operate facilities that utilize new Israeli technologies that employ a chemical-free reverse osmosis process that converts seawater into freshwater for pennies per gallon.

The new Congress and Executive Branch need to focus our limited money and resources on real problems and viable solutions – not on their false, politically correct, anti-development alter egos.

Paul Driessen is senior policy analyst for the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (www.CFACT.org), and author of Eco-Imperialism: Green power – Black death. Roger Bezdek is an internationally recognized energy analyst and president of Management Information Services, Inc. (www.MISI-net.com).

 

 

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Elementary, dear Watson!

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 21:13

Google has an interest in this case

Elementary, dear Watson!

By Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser
December 9, 2016

 

The CBC reports: “Armed with the support of human rights and civil liberties organizations, Google is at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on Tuesday to appeal a ruling it says poses a threat to freedom of expression and access to information both in Canada and around the world.”

Needless to say, the legal minds are battling it out in court, specifically asking the SCC to overturn an earlier ruling in that case made in the Province of British Columbia.

What’s the Issue?

What’s the issue, you may ask. In short, it concerns the use of court orders in one country (like Canada) to effectively curtail or prohibit internet advertising or sale of services or products in another, even when such services or products are not illegal in that other country.

The specifics of the case concern only a small and relatively unimportant case. However, the wider consequences of the case could be immense. You might say that one country (Canada) is trying to force its own standards onto others by preventing Google (G) from allowing people in other countries to even see a specific ad that originates from a web site hosted in Canada.

Clearly, whatever the SCC decides in that case would only apply to this country. However, if other countries were to follow suit and establish similar rules, who knows what the end result may be?

So, what do you think? Is the internet a “free-for all” or should individual countries be allowed (or even encouraged) to impose their standards onto other countries as well? I think the question (and answer) will become clearer if one considers the two possible scenarios, both considering the extremes, one way or another:

Scenario One:  Yes, ”Country A” can impose its standards on the rest of the world

With 200 or so countries in today’s world, it would not be difficult to find one or more jurisdictions that would or could prohibit any or all internet “products,” i.e. web sites from any other country of origin. Some of that type of censorship is already in place at certain nations.

The scenario that makes this attitude a “world standard” could just about kill the internet altogether.  Any “sanctioned” censorship would likely become a rampant way to invoke blackmail, back-door payments, possibly crime, and certainly much consternation all around.

Just to give an (entirely hypothetical) example: Internet users in Canada could only see web sites from countries that “like” it. And if there were none of such, any “surfer” in Canada could not even see any web site from outside the country.

Scenario Two:  No, ”Country A” cannot impose its standards on the rest of the world

It’s probably like bringing owls to Athens, when stating that I favour this scenario. Just look at history from medieval times. When Johannes Gutenberg’s (1398 – 1468) printing press became widely available, mankind moved from the medieval epoch to the Renaissance. Novel ideas could be made available to see and read about everywhere, science flourished and knowledge became available to people around the globe. Scientific societies got created to present, discuss and verify observations, develop new inventions and so forth.

Not only has technology advanced tremendously but also the health sciences. Two thousand years ago, average life expectancy was in the order of 30 years. Around 1500 it had risen to perhaps 50 years (at least in parts of the western world) and now it’s somewhere in the neighborhood of 80 years.

Those developments are closely linked to the supply of (cheap) energy and its use via technology. For example, instead of backbreaking work like manually digging up the ground, a small bulldozer does that while its operator could sip a mug of coffee. A few liters of gasoline or diesel oil can so replace the manual labour of a slew of people – and perform the task much faster as well.

But let’s come back to the issue at hand, namely G’s case before the court.

Google’s Interest in the Case

Though Google was not even one of the original parties in that particular court case but being a widely used search engine, it took it upon itself to defend free internet access. As the CBC report says: “According to documents filed by Google’s legal team, a decision made by the B.C. Supreme Court effectively issues ‘a permanent, mandatory, worldwide injunction … intended to silence speech regarding the existence of publicly accessible websites on the internet.”

Now, to be quite frank, G’s penchant for recording everything – in perpetuity – has some people worried too – not without reason. G probably knows what you ate for dinner last night (even if you don’t remember yourself) and every step you took or where you drove your (GPS-enabled) car between noon and 1 pm. No doubt, G’s and other’s search routines are truly phenomenal though not necessarily unbiased. Using G’s number of references to my name, I ought to be quite famous now – unless they just refer to last night’s dinner of mine.

Perhaps G really has no business collecting all that information. Perhaps even G does not know how to “to make hay” from that stream of information other than by following (secret) government decrees. No doubt, such demands exist and G does quite well following such orders. Not surprisingly then, G’s legal department is one of its most important business assets. And it appears to be a rising star as more jurisdictions come knocking on its doors.

If there is to be a free, uncontrolled and unbiased internet access to all people everywhere, I think that search engine queries ought to provide unbiased results as well. In this context, G’s involvement in that case may become a double-edged sword. Freedom to pursue an individual’s dream is good and any rules of conduct ought to apply equally to all parties, including the data collectors and search engine providers. Therefore, it might be a legit question to ask the latter a simple question: Do you also intend to provide unbiased search results?”

Whatever the SCC will be deciding may have far-reaching consequences. Whatever the outcome will be, as Sherlock might have proclaimed:

Elementary, dear Watson!

_____________________________________________

Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser is a professional scientist with a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Technical University, Munich, Germany. He has worked as a research scientist and project chief at Environment Canada‘s Canada Centre for Inland Waters for over 30 years and is currently Director of Research at TerraBase Inc. He is author of nearly 300 publications in scientific journals, government and agency reports, books, computer programs, trade magazines, and newspaper articles.

Dr. Kaiser has been president of the International Association for Great Lakes Research, a peer reviewer of numerous scientific papers for several journals, Editor-in-Chief of the Water Quality Research Journal of Canada for nearly a decade, and an adjunct professor. He has contributed to a variety of scientific projects and reports and has made many presentations at national and international conferences.

Dr. Kaiser is author of CONVENIENT MYTHS, the green revolution – perceptions, politics, and facts
convenientmyths.com

Dr. Kaiser can be reached at: mail@convenientmyths.com

 

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Shiveluch volcano spews ash more than 6 miles into the sky

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 16:13

Orange aviation alert issued as one of the largest volcanoes in Russia’s Kamchatka Territory erupts.

Shiveluch volcano, which stands about 10,500 feet (3,200 m) high, has spewed ash more than 36,000 feet (11,000 m) above sea level, according to  the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

Read more:
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201612101048388626-kamchatka-shiveluch-volcano-ash/

Thanks to Laurel for this link

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Amman, Jordan, prepping for snow

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 16:01

“The people in the desert country of Jordan are taking this forecast of heavy rainfall and snow very seriously by declaring the maximum state of emergency.” – Argiris Diamantis

Sunday 11 Dec 2016 – Secretariat announces maximum state of emergency to deal with forecast low temperatures.

According to Basem Tarawneh, deputy city manager for the region and official spokesman for GAM, all sectors are fully prepared to work at full capacity, pointing out that the maximum emergency declaration comes when snow and heavy rains are forecast.

Tarawneh stressed the importance that citizens go only when absolutely necessary when the heavy rain, snow or freezing arrives. This is to leave room for responders to work comfortably.

http://alrai.com/article/1030870/%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%AA/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%86-%D8%AD%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B7%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A6-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%82%D8%B5%D9%88%D9%89

http://alrai.com/uploads/images/2016/12/11/x34850.jpg.pagespeed.ic.zycdHWFm5B.jpg

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links

“It is still a forecast,” says Argiris. “But the people in the desert country of Jordan are taking this forecast of heavy rainfall and snow very seriously by declaring the maximum state of emergency.”

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Aerial shots of snowy Kysuce, Slovakia – Video

Sun, 12/11/2016 - 07:29

Temperatures plummet to -20 C

Winter in Kysuce is most beautiful in recent days. Here are aerial shots.

The snowfall hit most of Slovakia.

Moreover duly it got tough, especially at night, and it was -20 C.

So cold that even the bears drove into dens.

http://www.pluska.sk/regiony/stredne-slovensko/prisla-k-nam-taka-zima-aj-medvede-zahnala-do-brlohov-perinbaba-prikryla-slovensko-bielou-perinou.html

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for this link

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