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Meanwhile, out in the western part of the state ...

Snow in western Massachusetts

Ellen Berlin shows us the snow falling on the turnpike out in Westfield, on the other side of the Connecticut River, shortly before 1 p.m.



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Better known as "oscillation" - cyclical switching between summer and winter.


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Snow at low elevations in Massachusetts in mid-May is pretty uncommon.

Not unheard of, but still notable.

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This is considered a part of the spring oscillation, while a warm stretch in March or April is considered, um, something different. It kind of leaves of skeptical of some people's view of the weather.

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Whatever. Warm stretch in March is part of spring coming on ... but a warm entire month of March or April for several years in a row is indeed something different.

That's the difference between CLIMATE and WEATHER.

Do you even understand what an oscillation is, either? Hint: it goes both ways.

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You and I both understand that.

That said, there are some alarmists on one side and their opposite number who love to conflate the two.

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Extremists? Both sides? Try for three more squares.

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"Children just aren’t going to know what snow is,” -- Dr. David Viner, a scientist with the climatic research unit at the University of East Anglia, told the UK Independent in 2000

Count that as one of the many incorrect "expert predictions" like the NY Times infamous "End of Snow" piece. Weather isn't climate, until it suits the narrative. That's why Global Warming had to be quickly rebranded as the coverall "Climate Change."

Great to see our polar bear population growing and thriving also, contrary to more expert predictions of extinction. As for sea level rise, we can all rest easy now that Global Warming "Climate Change" industry leader Al Gore has purchased a massive $9 million ocean-view mansion. Even the liberal LA Times calls it Gore's inconvenient truth. At least he has 11.5 more years to enjoy it.

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And im not talking about the garbage we are throwing in the ocean. Your polar bear link from 2017 claims polar bears are doing fine, but even your link claims that they are doing so DESPITE the loss of sea ice, not that sea ice isn't melting. And the idea that they are doing fine is a myth, propagated by people with ulterior motives.

All data shows a warming planet and a dusting of snow in the Berkshires doesn't change that. And no one gives AF where Al Gore lives. It means nothing.

Some people who spread misinformation do so because they have investments to protect, some people do it because they are gullible. Which are you?

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Some people who spread misinformation do so because they have investments to protect,

Such as a college degree in, (snicker), environmental studies.... or more to the point, an ocean-view 6500 square foot mansion that compliments a 10,000 square foot Nashville mansion. Gotta pay for that carbon footprint somehow.

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Some people are just so full of shit their eyes are brown.

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"ocean view" doesn't necessarily imply ocean-adjacent.

In the case of Al and Tipper, the house is about 500 feet above sea level. So it's not going to flood any time real soon.

Now, we could go to great lengths about why anyone would need a 6500 square foot home, and what the climate implications of such a structure are, but it's not about to be swept out to sea.

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