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Large snow mound clinging to winter

By Steve Annear Globe Staff  May 17, 2017 This isn’t the first time a snow mound has survived spring and stood strong as summer approached. Who could forget the 75-foot-high snow mound that thrived in South Boston until July, following … Continue reading

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Record chill out: Phoenix temps fell 34 degrees in three days

 Megan Janetsky , The Republic | azcentral.com Published 12:15 p.m. MT May 7, 2017 | Updated 6:31 p.m. MT May 7, 2017 After record-breaking heat last week hitting 108 degrees in Phoenix, temperatures plummeted Sunday with a high of 74. … Continue reading

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Latest Forecast: Historic Snow Possible In Parts Of Colorado May 17, 2017 5:55 PM

DENVER (CBS4) – Our warm, spring weather will come to a very abrupt halt on Thursday as a powerful storm slams into the state. Snow and rain has already been falling in western Colorado, with rain possible along the Front … Continue reading

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Modern Solar Grand Maximum Ends: ‘Little Ice Age’ Cooling Coming! Published on April 11, 2017

During the 20th and early 21st centuries, Earth’s inhabitants have enjoyed an epoch of very high solar activity that is rare or unique in the context of the last several thousand years. The higher solar activity and warmer temperatures have … Continue reading

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Mt. Washington gets record snowfall as Mass. prepares for heat

A May snowfall is not unusual at the observatory, said Chris Kimble, a National Weather Service meteorologist. About 12 inches of snow typically falls in May at the observatory, which has an altitude of 6,300 feet. But this weekend’s storm … Continue reading

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Little sun activity due to the next solar minimum Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO) has observed a sun that is sun spotless during the last two weeks

Published on: 22 March 2017 NASA´s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured images of the sun which have shown no #Solar Activity on its Surface. This marks the longest period that our star has shown little or no #Sunspots on … Continue reading

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Forget Global Warming, are we headed for a ‘little ice age?’

But there are a few scientists out there warning that the opposite is possible. The planet could endure a mini-ice age which will cause temperatures to plummet and parts of the Northern Hemisphere to freeze solid in the winter months. … Continue reading

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The Science of Abrupt Climate Change: Should we be worried?

The Science of Abrupt Climate Change: Should we be worried? By Jeffrey Masters, Ph.D. — Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground, Inc. What the scientists found was surprising and unnerving. They had known from previous ice core and ocean sediment core … Continue reading

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Waiting For The Next Sunspot Cycle: 2019-2030 – Principia Scientific International

Waiting For The Next Sunspot Cycle: 2019-2030 Published on September 12, 2016 Written by Dr Stan Odenwald NASA Forecasters are already starting to make predictions for what might be in store as our sun winds down its current sunspot cycle … Continue reading

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Executive Summary | Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises | The National Academies Press

Recent scientific evidence shows that major and widespread climate changes have occurred with startling speed. For example, roughly half the north Atlantic warming since the last ice age was achieved in only a decade, and it was accompanied by significant … Continue reading

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