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  •  That's the point... (5+ / 0-)

    ...the quick turnaround. As in central Alaska: a week ago all the talk was of temps around -45 and lower--perhaps even an all-time state low temperature record. But this week there's record warmth in spots, and the NWS is talking about localized flooding.

    Climate scientists have been saying weather extremes would increase in frequency and severity as the planet warms. That's precisely what we're seeing.

    The "Right" thing is almost always the wrong thing.

    by Neapolitan on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 05:10:18 PM PST

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