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White Christmas Dream Comes True

With reports of Dallas's first Christmas snow in more than 80 years, and nearly 2/3 of the lower 48 states with ground coverage of the white stuff yesterday, my friend Joe Bastardi at AccuWeather sawhis bold-but-responsible forecast from early in the month fulfilled.

By on 12.26.09 | 8:59AM

With reports of Dallas's first Christmas snow in more than 80 years, and nearly 2/3 of the lower 48 states with ground coverage of the white stuff yesterday, my friend Joe Bastardi at AccuWeather saw his bold-but-responsible forecast from early in the month fulfilled. This is what he told me shortly after I inquired with him on December 6th about the Houston snowfall two days prior:

I have been out since July with a forecast for a cold winter; the coldest since '02-'03 and the coldest December for the nation since 2000! The set up for this has been in the making for over 2 years. I think this will be the most widespread white Christmas since '02.

Undoubtedly there is more grumbling at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research -- home of the most flawed data and inadequate observing systems that millions of taxpayer dollars can buy -- about the "travesty" that this lack of warming presents. You know what I'm talking about: that "sound science" that the global warming alarmists constantly cite. Funny how the for-profit AccuWeather guys are always running circles around the taxpayer-funded buffoons and leftist leeches on this stuff.

Tell 'em again how it works, Phil?

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