…at the same time in the same country, when it is actually the beginning of spring.
A late severe winter storm buried northern Arizona up to 3 feet in snow the day before the start of spring, while most of the eastern U.S.basks in summer temperatures. This unusual weather reminds me of…well last week’s unusual weather that brought deluge in Louisiana and unseasonably warm temperatures to Chicago. Whatever the arguments surrounding climate change are it certainly looks and feels like a changing climate. Continue reading
Or maybe both. It is written that we will sense the coming end of ages the same way we can see the subtle signs of summer.
Photo courtesy of Dennis Fujimoto, Garden Island Newspaper
This past week was full of freaky weather in paradise. Starting with Sunday and continuing through Tuesday, record-breaking rainfall battered Kauai and Oahu causing flooding, collapsed roads, landslides, and a declaration of disaster by the Governor of Hawaii (not to mention nightmarish traffic).
Photo courtesy Cameron Brooks
Thunder and lightning added to the awesomeness of it all.
On Wednesday, the storm passed over the islands heading out to open ocean, only to re-energize and reverse course for round two, back across the islands!
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