Record Low Temperatures Across the US

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    Record High Temperatures Far Outpace Record Lows Across U.S. - News Release

    BOULDER—Spurred by a warming climate, daily record high temperatures occurred twice as often as record lows over the last decade across the continental United States, new research shows. The ratio of record highs to lows is likely to increase dramatically in coming decades if emissions of greenhouse gases continue to climb.

    "Climate change is making itself felt in terms of day-to-day weather in the United States," says Gerald Meehl, the lead author and a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). "The ways these records are being broken show how our climate is already shifting."


    This graphic shows the ratio of record daily highs to record daily lows observed at about 1,800 weather stations in the 48 contiguous United States from January 1950 through September 2009. Each bar shows the proportion of record highs (red) to record lows (blue) for each decade. The 1960s and 1970s saw slightly more record daily lows than highs, but in the last 30 years record highs have increasingly predominated, with the ratio now about two-to-one for the 48 states as a whole. [ENLARGE] (©UCAR, graphic by Mike Shibao.) News media terms of use*

    The study, by authors at NCAR, Climate Central, The Weather Channel, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters. It was funded by the National Science Foundation, NCAR's sponsor, the Department of Energy, and Climate Central.
     
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    Ah yes one of the more prominent AGW groups. No bias here at all is there old fraud.
     
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    LMAO.......bend over again Rocks!!!!!
     
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    Rocks s0n............you're the biggest fraud on this whole board, and thats comapred to alot of fcukking k00ks.

    Like Ive said in the past................Effexor XR is the sh!t if you give it a good 3 weeks to kick in. You'll get your life back dude, not be consumed by all this hysterical sh!t that cant eat you up. It stops the mental perseveration stuff quite effectively. You get out of that cyclical thought pattern you cant shake without the stuff. Its all about serotinin levels s0n. Fortunately for you, you dont have any real responsiblities in life so you can quasi function in life, but if you're feeling a bit consumed by all this bogus "science" crap, Effexor might work wonders.
     
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    Big deal!!! It's the gases, stupid!
     
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    You're a REAL F'n douchebag aren't you. Anyone with an ounce of scientific acumen should realize that, if you have a substance that traps heat and you're accumulating more of it, you'll get more heat. Why is that so hard to understand?!?!
     
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    it's hot as heck up here.....if i wanted this heat, i'd live in florida, near my parents.... :(
     
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    Oh, that had to hurt.
     

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