Forecast calls for more downpours, ac...

Forecast calls for more downpours, according to Environment Texas

There are 30 comments on the Austin American-Statesman story from Jul 31, 2012, titled Forecast calls for more downpours, according to Environment Texas. In it, Austin American-Statesman reports that:

The report found that heavy downpours used to happen once a year on average in the state; they now happen once every 9.3 months, according to data from the National Climatic Data Center.

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“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#1 Aug 1, 2012
Someone, somewhere, is trying to link every weather occurrence with climate change.
It's possible that most people will eventually realise that climate change can't be responsible for everything.
old man

Blacklick, OH

#2 Aug 1, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
Someone, somewhere, is trying to link every weather occurrence with climate change.
It's possible that most people will eventually realise that climate change can't be responsible for everything.
It turned me into a newt!

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#3 Aug 1, 2012
old man wrote:
It turned me into a newt!
A typing newt, you're worth a fortune.
Northie

Spokane, WA

#4 Aug 1, 2012
Texas has nothing on New England and the Pacific Northwest in this regard:

http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2012/0...
SpaceBlues

Melmore, OH

#5 Aug 1, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
Someone, somewhere, is trying to link every weather occurrence with climate change.
It's possible that most people will eventually realise that climate change can't be responsible for everything.
What a desperate denier looking for material of no consequence!

Hey, dirtie you could again talk about an alleged pre-publication draft paper by a denier blogger.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#6 Aug 1, 2012
That a climate change alarmist for you, talk about local weather and hope to convince people it's global.
Northie

Spokane, WA

#7 Aug 1, 2012
This isn't mere local weather but part of a global trend evinced by record downpours in rainy places worldwide--exactly as forecast many years ago.(Nicholls et al., 1996; Groisman and Easterling, 1994; Karl and Knight, 1998, etc..)

http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/science_...

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#8 Aug 1, 2012
Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past
Monday 20 March 2000
"Children just aren't going to know what snow is,"[Dr David Viner] he said.
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/snow...
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Climate Psychics: 10-Year-Old Snow Prediction Fails Miserably
January 7, 2010
http://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2010/01/07/cli...
Northie

Spokane, WA

#9 Aug 3, 2012
And, back in Earthling's native England, record downpours continue...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jul/08/uk-f...
albedodown

Everett, WA

#10 Aug 3, 2012
steenking piddling diddling middling mudling mudslinger dirtling wrote:
A typing newt, you're worth a fortune.
Nah, the Geico lizard(yeah, yeah-gecko) has that niche covered, altho the lastest commercial indicates the lizard doesn't know the southwest U.S.
litesong

Everett, WA

#11 Aug 3, 2012
steenking piddling diddling middling mudling mudslinger dirtling wrote:
talk about local weather.....
"steenking piddling diddling middling mudling mudslinger dirtling" talks slimy steenking filthy vile reprobate rooting(& rotting) racist pukey proud pigisms & calls it entertainment & culture.
old man

Blacklick, OH

#12 Aug 3, 2012
albedodown wrote:
<quoted text>
Nah, the Geico lizard(yeah, yeah-gecko) has that niche covered, altho the lastest commercial indicates the lizard doesn't know the southwest U.S.
I can't actually type. My laptop has voice-recognition software that turns my spoken words into text.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#13 Aug 3, 2012
Nauseous wrote:
And, back in Earthling's native England, record downpours continue...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/jul/08/uk-f...
You're way behind the times, that was almost a month ago.
Haven't you watched any of the sunny Olympics?
Northie

Spokane, WA

#14 Aug 4, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>You're way behind the times, that was almost a month ago.
Haven't you watched any of the sunny Olympics?
You mean outdoor Olympic events like road cycling, which struggled through driving rains?
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#15 Aug 4, 2012
Look up the years 1315 thru 1318, heavy rains in Europe, just as the LIA was starting. First of the great famines of the LIA.

Radical weather has always accompanied climate change.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#16 Aug 4, 2012
Fun Facts wrote:
Radical weather has always accompanied climate change.
As climate is always changing, wouldn't that mean weather is always radical?

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#17 Aug 4, 2012
Nauseous wrote:
You mean outdoor Olympic events like road cycling, which struggled through driving rains?
You make it obvious that you've never been (mis)fortunate enough to visit the Sun soaked UK.
More soaked than Sun.
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Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#18 Aug 4, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>As climate is always changing, wouldn't that mean weather is always radical?
Weather always appears radical to those in the middle of it.

Weather changes, climates persist thru longer periods of time. Our most recent climate has been warming. This climate has persisted since the end of the LIA approx 160 years ago, that's a climate.

During any climate, there are warm and cold periods. Go back to the LIA, it's well documented. During this 400 to 500 year period there were times of very cold and some pretty hot times on the old globe as well.

Most of the AGWs do not like to look at historical data because their premise is not supported there. They want to look at weather, weather is more interesting as it is happening right now.

We have a tropical storm and it's in the gulf. May not make further north than it's current path, too bad we could sure use the rain in parts of the US.
litesong

Everett, WA

#19 Aug 4, 2012
fun facts wrote:
Radical weather has always accompanied climate change.
Ah, so you think equally radical weather didn't affect past primitive societies more extensively than modern societies, which can buffer extreme weather effects much better than non-technical societies.

The problem is AGW states more energy is in the Earth system with the potential for greater departures from normal weather. & those predictions are coming true.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#20 Aug 4, 2012
Fun Facts wrote:
Weather always appears radical to those in the middle of it.
Weather changes, climates persist thru longer periods of time. Our most recent climate has been warming. This climate has persisted since the end of the LIA approx 160 years ago, that's a climate.
During any climate, there are warm and cold periods. Go back to the LIA, it's well documented. During this 400 to 500 year period there were times of very cold and some pretty hot times on the old globe as well.
Most of the AGWs do not like to look at historical data because their premise is not supported there. They want to look at weather, weather is more interesting as it is happening right now.
We have a tropical storm and it's in the gulf. May not make further north than it's current path, too bad we could sure use the rain in parts of the US.
I used to consider weather in the yUK to be, erm, frankly, shitty, as opposed to radical, that's one reason why I moved a few klicks south.
That was before I'd heard the term Glowbull warming.
I still reside within the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere, but it's a much more pleasant experience now.

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