CHILDREN JUST AREN'T GOING TO KNOW WHAT SNOW IS. The Independent, 2000:
Snow is starting to disappear from our lives. ... According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit of the University of East Anglia, within a few years winter snowfall will become "a very rare and exciting event".
19 years later: March 2019
Historic avalanche danger causes havoc in Colorado mountains
"the most dangerous avalanche conditions in years"
"ski resorts closed"
"sweeping vehicles off the road"
"three or 4 vehicles were buried"
All the new snow has proved to be too much of a good thing for some ski resorts.
The avalanche danger in the central mountains was rated as extreme, the highest rating.
Arapahoe Basin ski resort closed due in part to the extreme avalanche danger.
Another avalanche ruptured a natural gas line to the east near Copper Mountain ski resort
Copper Mountain said that electricity was out
I-70 was closed for hours by the Vail Pass slide as well as later avalanches.
One avalanche near the town of Empire reached Interstate 70 for the first time since 1957.
Snow from another avalanche near the Eisenhower Tunnel covered all four lanes of the highway and left snow and other debris up to 15 feet (5 meters) deep over a 300-foot (91-meter) stretch of the road, the center said.
So who are you going to believe?
"Expert" fear monger guesses... or your own lying eyes?
Edited by Rogerdodger, 08 March 2019 - 10:40 AM.