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Record-setting Ontario storm drops more than a metre of snow
Author of the article:Canadian Press
Canadian Press
Jordan Omstead
Publishing date:Nov 21, 2022 • 1 day ago • 1 minute read

Climate change could intensify lake-effect storms like the one that dumped a record-setting amount of snow on some communities in southern Ontario this weekend, an Environment Canada meteorologist said Monday.


More than a metre of snow blanketed parts of the Bruce Peninsula as arctic air descended over the Great Lakes and picked up the warmth and moisture of the unfrozen waters in what’s called a lake-effect snow event.


A key marker of a storm’s intensity is the temperature difference between the lake and arctic air. If lakes stay warmer longer into the fall, the first big outbreak of arctic air could produce stronger snow squalls, said Geoff Coulson, a warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada.

“That is certainly something that could be possible over the course of the coming decades with warmer summers and warmer falls, resulting in warmer lake temperatures,” he said in an interview Monday.

“Certainly, I think it’s these earlier season lake-effect events that could see some signature from climate change going forward.”


The storm dumped around 120 centimetres on parts of the Bruce Peninsula in southwestern Ontario. On Sunday alone, about 53 centimetres of snow fell in Wiarton, Ont., breaking the area’s single-day snowfall record that has stood since 1982.

Ian Boddy, mayor of the nearby city of Owen Sound, said the storm stood out as one of the “big whoppers” to hit the area in recent memory.

He expected most streets to be cleared by the end of the day as snowplows worked through emergency routes and major thoroughfares, to secondary and back streets.

Boddy said by the time he finished shoveling his laneway yesterday, another three centimetres had fallen at the other end.

“It was really coming down,” he said.

Environment Canada warned Monday that the region, as well as hard-hit areas around Niagara and Kingston, could see wind gusting up to 80 kilometres an hour.
 

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Record-setting Ontario storm drops more than a metre of snow
Author of the article:Canadian Press
Canadian Press
Jordan Omstead
Publishing date:Nov 21, 2022 • 1 day ago • 1 minute read

Climate change could intensify lake-effect storms like the one that dumped a record-setting amount of snow on some communities in southern Ontario this weekend, an Environment Canada meteorologist said Monday.


More than a metre of snow blanketed parts of the Bruce Peninsula as arctic air descended over the Great Lakes and picked up the warmth and moisture of the unfrozen waters in what’s called a lake-effect snow event.


A key marker of a storm’s intensity is the temperature difference between the lake and arctic air. If lakes stay warmer longer into the fall, the first big outbreak of arctic air could produce stronger snow squalls, said Geoff Coulson, a warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada.

“That is certainly something that could be possible over the course of the coming decades with warmer summers and warmer falls, resulting in warmer lake temperatures,” he said in an interview Monday.

“Certainly, I think it’s these earlier season lake-effect events that could see some signature from climate change going forward.”


The storm dumped around 120 centimetres on parts of the Bruce Peninsula in southwestern Ontario. On Sunday alone, about 53 centimetres of snow fell in Wiarton, Ont., breaking the area’s single-day snowfall record that has stood since 1982.

Ian Boddy, mayor of the nearby city of Owen Sound, said the storm stood out as one of the “big whoppers” to hit the area in recent memory.

He expected most streets to be cleared by the end of the day as snowplows worked through emergency routes and major thoroughfares, to secondary and back streets.

Boddy said by the time he finished shoveling his laneway yesterday, another three centimetres had fallen at the other end.

“It was really coming down,” he said.

Environment Canada warned Monday that the region, as well as hard-hit areas around Niagara and Kingston, could see wind gusting up to 80 kilometres an hour.

And it hit the US hard too.

But nah, it's winter, snow happens...
 
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And it hit the US hard too.

But nah, it's winter, snow happens...
Are you suggesting snow DOESN'T happen in winter?

This is what is so stupid about some of the climate fanatics. Oh it's HOT - proof of global warming. Oh it's COLD, proof of climate change. Oh it's ABOUT THE SAME AS ALWAYS, which is proof of climate change AND global warming, etc etc. EVERYTHING is 'proof' of specifically man made climate change.

And if anyone says something like "wow really cold this winter, what happened to global warming", they will scream like rabid chimps that 'YOU CAN"T USE ONE SEASON WHERE YOU ARE AS AN EXMAPLE - YOU DON"T UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WEATHER AND CLIMATE".

This is why you can't have a rational discussion with these people and why their credibility is in the garbage can. And the result is people who a) don't believe that climate change is a thing (it is, has been for 4 billion years now) or b) just don't give a crap because they're tired of being screamed at just for asking questions or pointing anything out.
 

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Hey hey hey. You are supposed to lament and let nostaligia guide your thoughts on climate change. You are supposed to pine over glaciers that grew during the coldest period in 13,000 years starting 500 years ago ending 140 years ago.

No one stops to think that a WW2 airplane appearing out of mountain ice means there wasnt ice there 80 years ago when CO2 wasnt an issue.

Here is the thing climate change WAS induced by by petroleum and coal post WW2. It was very real. It wasnt making it warmer. Sulphur dioxide was making it colder.

Atmospheric SO2 was getting over the top and the powers that be knew damn well that the more SO2 that is cut from emissions the more climate will rebound to pre 1950 rates.

Its still an ongoing process of cutting SO2 but we're almost there.
 

petros

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The world of 2015 is not the world of 2022. Countries have made remarkable progress averting worst-case climate scenarios since then: Canada taxes carbon pollution, Europe has its Green Deal, and the United States somehow passed the Inflation Reduction Act. What’s more, elected leaders have run on these policies and won. Thanks to a global turn away from coal power, the world will likely not warm 9 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the century, as had once seemed possible.
Well fuck. I was counting on 9 degrees Fahrenheit of warming.
 

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