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Bay Area: 2013 sets record for low rainfall

Original post made on Jan 2, 2014

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking moisture from the Pacific Ocean, a National Weather Service forecaster said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 2, 2014, 10:45 AM

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Posted by resident, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 2, 2014 at 12:47 pm

We've repeatedly set new records for dry and warm weather, many times in recent years. Anyone who thinks climate change is a hoax is watching too much Fox News.


Posted by Jean, a resident of another community
on Jan 2, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Now is the time to think about how each of us can save water. It is becoming unconscionable to give precious drinking water to lawns. Turn off water when brushing teeth. Run dishwasher only when full etc Hand water seldom for special plants. Shower less and so on. the reservoirs are very low. Do a rain dance.


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 3, 2014 at 9:21 am

USA is a registered user.

Remember this simple rule:

Unusually hot days - obvious sign of global warming

Unusually cold days - just a random fluctuation in weather. Anyone who disagrees is clearly too stupid to know the difference between climate and weather.


Posted by huffle, a resident of another community
on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:10 am

@USA Wrote:

"Remember this simple rule:
Unusually hot days - obvious sign of global warming
Unusually cold days - just a random fluctuation in weather. Anyone who disagrees is clearly too stupid to know the difference between climate and weather."

Picking apart a poor argument from the other side does not invalidate that side's position, only that argument. You must address the strongest of your opponents' arguments first. Remember that simple rule instead.


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