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Great Lakes Ice Coverage In Striking Distance of a Record

Guest Post By Just The Facts After Micheal Mann and Kevin Trenberth helpfully attributed the recent record snowfall in Boston to global warming, we now have another undeniable indication of alarming extreme runaway global warming. After last year’s 2nd highest maximum in Great Lakes Ice Coverage; Great Lakes Ice Coverage stands at 82.8%, within striking…

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4 of the 5 Great Lakes about to freeze over

Corky Boyd writes: The latest NATICE graphics show Lake Erie totally covered with 9/10+ ice, Lakes Superior and Huron are nearly totally covered with 9/10+ and Ontario about 80% covered with 7/10+.  It is likely Superior and Huron will join Erie with total coverage of 9/10+  in today or tomorrow’s report. It is possible Ontario…

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UI researchers link smoke from fires to tornado intensity

Can smoke from fires intensify tornadoes? Study finds smoke from Central America intensified 2011 tornadoes “Yes,” say University of Iowa researchers, who examined the effects of smoke–resulting from spring agricultural land-clearing fires in Central America–transported across the Gulf of Mexico and encountering tornado conditions already in process in the United States. The UI study, published…