Saturday, February 5, 2011

Global Warming Freezes America!

Sounds like a press release from Bob "The Musician" Brown, leader of the Australian Greens after blaming mining companies for the Queensland floods.

  • Snow and ice predicted across much of the US for Saturday
  •  At least 12 dead as most recent storm causes chaos in 30 US states
  • Temperatures plunge to 30 below as last storm passes
  • Hundreds of thousands of people without power
  • 13,000 flights already cancelled this week with more chaos expected as airports fight to open
  • Storm was 'worst in 50 years'
As the deadly two-day blizzard finally passes, huge swathes of America must now brace for more snow and ice over the next three days as a storm brewing in the South and Texas is projected to move north by Saturday, dumping even more snow on top of already record-setting accumulation totals.

Snow is expected to fall over parts of Texas with rain over Louisiana, which will turn to snow over the mid-Atlantic and Northeast. A separate snowstorm will blow over much of the West, just as Chicago is recovering from its most damaging snowstorm in decades.

This week's storm was so catastrophic that buildings were crushed under the weight of the ice and snow.

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