"Just weather" strikes again!.
‘Nerve-Racking and Very Unusual’: Snow in May Worries Growers
May 9, 2020
Across New York and New England, farmers and growers watched with worry on Saturday morning as a late season blast of Arctic air and even snow descended on fragile fruits and vegetables that had just begun to poke through.
“What we’re experiencing is nerve-racking and very unusual,” said Mike Biltonen, a pomologist who runs Know Your Roots, a small apple orchard.
The temperature in Worcester, Mass., fell to 30 degrees, breaking the previous record of 31 set on May 9, 1934, according to the National Weather Service.
Around the Finger Lakes, the temperature fell to 27 degrees overnight on Friday.
Meanwhile...One of the longest running climate prediction blunders has disappeared from the Internet (GOOGLE anyway)
(But you can still look it up on duckduckgo and wattsupwiththat.com. )
Readers of WUWT and millions of climate skeptics have read this article before, and in fact it is likely one of the most cited articles ever that illustrates the chutzpah and sheer hubris on display from a climate scientist who was so certain he could predict the future with certainty. Dr. David Viner of the Climatic Research Unit who famously said:
From the Independent’s most cited article (and now in the vapors): Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past by Charles Onians:
However, the warming is so far manifesting itself more in winters which are less cold than in much hotter summers. According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia,within a few years winter snowfall will become “a very rare and exciting event”.
“Children just aren’t going to know what snow is,” he said.
Edited by Rogerdodger, 09 May 2020 - 03:05 PM.