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    What's up with the weather.? Any climatologists on here?
    I know it hasn't been that long since we have had animated radar available on our PC's, but I don't ever remember the entire western hemisphere being covered in clouds like we have been for the last two weeks.

    Is it Global warming?
    a Conspiracy?
    the H1N1 virus?
    Hawkeye Nation?

    Whats going on, it's messing with my golf game?!!!!!!!!


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    Re: Weather

    El nino.


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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by linkshero View Post
    What's up with the weather.? Any climatologists on here?
    I know it hasn't been that long since we have had animated radar available on our PC's, but I don't ever remember the entire western hemisphere being covered in clouds like we have been for the last two weeks.

    Is it Global warming?
    a Conspiracy?
    the H1N1 virus?
    Hawkeye Nation?

    Whats going on, it's messing with my golf game?!!!!!!!!
    Curse of Albert Gore's misinformation. Called the "Gore Effect".

    There was some environmental gathering in europe recently where Albert Gore spoke, and someone from England (weather/climate based knowledge) wanted to speak about his viewpoint that England has been experiencing global cooling for the last 10 years -- he was NOT allowed to speak. Sorry, don't have a link on this one, but have one that references cooling and the "Gore Effect".

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    Re: Weather

    It happens, espaissally in the spring and late fall. I don't recall whether we are under El Nino or La Nina, but it still happen even without those elements.


    Last edited by jaretac; 05-01-2009 at 12:19 PM.

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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPride View Post
    Curse of Albert Gore's misinformation. Called the "Gore Effect".
    Keep the politics out of this thread or it will be moved to the cave.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    Keep the politics out of this thread or it will be moved to the cave.
    There is no reason for us to discuss politics in this thread. We can discuss the topic without talking politics. If you don't know how, than don't contribute.



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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    El nino.
    More like a fading (dying) weak La Nina.

    Weak La Nina tend to produce cool and wet spring in the upper Midwest. I say 'tend' because La Nina and El Nino (ENSO teleconnects for you weather geeks) have only been studied back to the 1970's so there arent large sample sizes to generalize from.

    Given the fast zonal flow on the computer models, it is probably going to stay on the cloudy and rainy side

    On the possible happy side we have an expectation that a El Nino will develop by winter which generally means warm and dry.



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    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    Keep the politics out of this thread or it will be moved to the cave.
    Al Gore is no longer a political figure. He is a global warming advocate for business reasons. I didn't enter his name for political reasons, nor does the article I link contain political information - just weather/climate information.

    I entered for global warming/global cooling, and Albert Gore is the face of Global warming.

    Hope this response is OK and doesn't endanger the thread.



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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    El nino.



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    Re: Weather

    not getting political, but global warming is a farce. The temperatures have been cooling for about the last 10 years.



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    Re: Weather

    It's just the weather pattern that we're in. They change and people always seem to forget about the last time we were in a similar weather pattern. Then they think the sky is falling and the world is coming to an end.



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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    Then they think the sky is falling and the world is coming to an end.
    I knew there was a reason I had to leave work early today!



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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by DJK15 View Post
    El Nino is Spanish for...The Nino!




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    Re: Weather

    I thought hurricane season was over.



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    Re: Weather

    Quote Originally Posted by djcubby View Post
    not getting political, but global warming is a farce. The temperatures have been cooling for about the last 10 years.
    If you keep telling yourself that over and over again, its bound to be true, right?


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