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Heavy Snow Across the World

Postby Cy Kaicener » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:43 am

There has been heavy snow across the world
http://www.planetski.eu/news/1337
Afghanistan has had more than 160 victims from avalanches
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Postby Hotoven » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:43 pm

wow, I believe it. Here in southern PA we have about 3 feet of snow. Which is almost an all time record. Be safe everyone!
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Postby Sarah Simon » Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:20 pm

Heavy snow everyplace but the Palmer Divide in Colorado. :( This winter has been far too dry. If we don't get a few big dumps soon, we're going to be roasting (wild lands fire and drought) this summer.

My envy goes to all of you with too much snow this year.
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Postby RayMondo » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:28 pm

I kind'a noticed. UK still in the Frrreeeze. Little rain in 2 1/2 months, but plenty of snowfalls. Maybe it's Snowball Earth if we get beyond the tipping point:
<a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX3pHD7NH58&feature=fvw>Snowball Earth National Geographic</a>
<a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXjO30UNlrU&feature=related>Snowball Earth</a>

by June, I expect we will be sweltering with a record summer 8)
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Postby Cy Kaicener » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:36 pm

Snow is now in every state of the continental USA including Florida (channel 7 news - Calif)
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Re: Heavy snow across the world

Postby Hotoven » Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:43 pm

Cy Kaicener wrote:Snow is now in every state of the continental USA including Florida (channel 7 news - Calif)


I'm guessing they shipped some snow from up north into FL... :D
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Postby klwagar » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:03 pm

none here in northern BC either. It is well above freezing and blue skies. Has been since early Jan. Just got back from New Mexico/Colorado, not much there either and the ice is a bit fragile. My bases are fairly thrashed from ABasin. Taos was marginally better. A skiff in the Red Mtn pass area and the avi was considerable. Washington state mtns are reported (from my climbing partner) to be so icy it is hard to get an ice screw in so you can belay yourself for a ski run. I think we missed this season.
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Postby StarMan » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:54 pm

Best season in years here for the NC mountians... 1 to 2 feet on the ground at most elevations above 3000 ft. Mount Mitchell officially with 40 inches this morning. Forecast is for even more to fall over the next few days :D .
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Postby Buz Groshong » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:11 am

DC and Baltimore have had the most snow for a winter on record. DC has had more snow than the total of the previous 5 winters. We're expecting another 2 to 4 inches on monday.
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Postby Gafoto » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:52 am

StarMan wrote:Best season in years here for the NC mountians... 1 to 2 feet on the ground at most elevations above 3000 ft. Mount Mitchell officially with 40 inches this morning. Forecast is for even more to fall over the next few days :D .


It has really disrupted me. I'm used to hiking here in Virginia without any equipment now I find I desperately need snowshoes just to walk almost any normal trail. Pain in the ass.
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Postby jonesa37 » Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:08 am

dude it sucks here in washington. One of the worst snow bases we have had in a long time... no snowball earth man haha. I did see some sick rocks a couple of weeks ago that show evidence of snowball earth.
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Snow around the world

Postby Cy Kaicener » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:29 pm

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Re: Heavy snow across the world

Postby John Duffield » Fri Feb 19, 2010 2:05 pm

Cy Kaicener wrote:Snow is now in every state of the continental USA including Florida (channel 7 news - Calif)


Is that right? I wonder when the last time that happened was.
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Postby Diego Sahagún » Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:13 pm

Jerez shuts down. It's been raining a lot from mid December, also in the provinces of Jaén, Málaga, Cádiz (where is Jerez de la Frontera), Huelva, Badajoz and Cáceres. Some rain quantities for 2 months are similar to those of an average year now
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