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Archive for the 'Weather' Category

No Snowmaggeddon Forecast For 2011

by @ Thursday, October 21st, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

Residents of the Metro Washington, D.C. area afraid that the coming winter will bring a repeat of last year’s dual blizzards can calm down: The National Weather Service (NWS) and AccuWeather released their winter outlooks this morning and both agree the odds are strongly stacked against a historically snowy winter in the D.C. metro region. […]

For All Your Snowmageddon Needs

by @ Tuesday, February 9th, 2010. Filed under Television, The Simpsons, Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

Snowmaggeddon, Snowpocalypse, Whatever You Call It I’m Snowed Out

by @ Monday, February 8th, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

Someone up there doesn’t like the Washington, D.C. area very much: WASHINGTON – If this weekend’s record-breaking blizzard hasn’t left you wishing for summer, you probably will be by the end of the week. Another storm is on the way. This time around, it could bring 10 to 20 inches of snow. Although it’s sunny […]

It’s Just One Snowmaggedon After Another

by @ Monday, February 8th, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

Just as Washington D.C. is starting to dig out from Saturday’s blizzard, there’s the prospect of more on the way: In the aftermath of the weekend’s massive snowstorm, the region came to grips with the fact that digging out will take days, even as more potentially paralyzing winter weather appeared headed this way by Tuesday. […]

Yes, My Friends, It’s Snowmageddon

by @ Saturday, February 6th, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

On the off chance you’ve been, well, on Mars, the D.C. Metro area is getting socked with a storm of historic proportions. Thanks to a very cool neighbor with a snow blower, our driveway is clear and I’ve been spending the day drinking adult beverages and watching movies. Back tomorrow.

Snowpocalypse 2010 Approaches

by @ Friday, February 5th, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

I’ll just let the National Weather Service tell the story: …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY… A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY. * PRECIPITATION TYPE…HEAVY SNOW. * ACCUMULATIONS…STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 20 TO 30 INCHES. LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OVER 30 INCHES POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. […]

Abandon Your Cars Now ! Snowpocalypse Approaches !

by @ Thursday, February 4th, 2010. Filed under Virginia, Washington DC, Weather

The weather is the D.C. area is about to get interesting: A major, high-impact winter storm is very likely to strike the metro region with heavy snow Friday and Saturday. This storm has the potential to be as strong as the “Snowpocalypse” storm of Dec. 19-20 earlier in the season. The one difference is that […]

No Climate Treaty At Copenhagen

by @ Monday, November 16th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Global Warming, Politics, Weather

Given the news we’ve been hearing lately, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise: President Obama and other world leaders have decided to put off the difficult task of reaching a climate change agreement at a global climate conference scheduled for next month, agreeing instead to make it the mission of the Copenhagen conference […]

Save The Earth, Eat Fluffy !

by @ Thursday, October 22nd, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Global Warming

Two environmentalists from New Zealand want to blame global warming on your puppy: The eco-pawprint of a pet dog is twice that of a 4.6-litre Land Cruiser driven 10,000 kilometres a year, researchers have found. Victoria University professors Brenda and Robert Vale, architects who specialise in sustainable living, say pet owners should swap cats and […]

Global Warming Panic: Olympic Edition

by @ Thursday, October 1st, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Global Warming, Sports, Weather

The Governor of Tokyo says that the Olympics themselves are threatened by global warming: COPENHAGEN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara warned on Wednesday the 2016 Olympics could be the last Games, with global warming an immediate threat to mankind. Tokyo is bidding to host the 2016 summer Olympics with Chicago, Rio de […]

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