Global Warming??? Snow hits South Town in New Orleans, Houston … Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee


So much for global warming as snow hits the Deep South in the heart of Dixie. Global warming be damned as schools close, traffic comes to a stand still and snowman are the order of the day in the south.


Today was like a scene out of  “A Year Without a Santa Claus” when it snowed in South Town in New Orleans, Houston and many other areas of the deep south. Since 1895, records indicate that snow has fallen this early just once in Houston, TX  on December 10, 1944. The Big Easy looked more like the “Big Freezy” as 2 to 8 inches of snow fell across the state of Louisiana. Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama  also found themselves with significant snow falls.

It was like the 2008 version of a Year without a Santa Claus as the two brothers, Heat and Snow Miser obviously must have had a heated argument ending in a chilly conclusion as it snowed in South Town. Maybe, just maybe global warming has everything to do with the environment and the Miser brothers, rather than man.

Global warming eh? Rare snow storm hits the south

Snow in New Orleans is a rarity. The last time it snowed was Christmas 2004; before that, the last snow recorded was in 1989, according to Jim Vasilj, a New_orlean_snowforecaster with the National Weather Service. Since 1850, snow had fallen in “measurable amounts” rather than traces in the city just 17 times, Vasilj said. Of the 17, today’s snowfall was the earliest in the season recorded.

As much as 6 inches had piled up in Livingston Parish as of 10 a.m., Vasilj said. Similar amounts were reported in Bogalusa and St. Helena Parish, while in Mandeville, between 2 and 3 inches had accumulated, according to Vasilj.

John Kerry is still looking for the Unites Sates to pass that “global” test.  This time the global test is required for global warming.

UPDATE I: Ice Storm Hits Northest as Millions are Left without Power


Dec. 12: Pedestrians walk along an ice-covered street in Kinderhook, N.Y. A wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain knocked out power to more than a million homes and businesses in New England and upstate New York Friday.

An ice storm knocked out power Friday to 1.25 million homes and businesses from Maine to Pennsylvania, closing schools and tying up travel, and authorities say it could take days for all customers to get service back.

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  • Comments

    6 Responses to “Global Warming??? Snow hits South Town in New Orleans, Houston … Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee”

    1. Dolf on December 12th, 2008 1:44 am


      I always wonder how much of the climate change is our doing.

      Earth had 3 icetimes before…no human polution there.

      or did those dino’s also drive cars (think of the suv the T-Rex would need).

      We are probably not helping
      SM: Dolf, dont you know that it was the caveman and his advent of using fire that caused global warming and the extinction of dinosaurs? Oh wait, that was an ice age.

    2. scott on December 12th, 2008 6:38 am

      The Nobel Peace Prize has definitely lost its luster. It was a complete farce that Gore was presented with that award. Unreal. It amazes me people that have nothing better to do with their lives cry about global warming when in fact, its not as big of a deal as the tree huggers claim and secondly its not like the planet will not implode for hundreds of generations. Like these liberals wetnecks really care…

      How about caring about something far more credible in destroying the planet, Iran’s nuclear program. Obama is going to let them continue building nukes, but offer a “nuclear umbrella.” HAHAHA He’s an idiot. Isreal will be wiped off the map before we could respond. Unreal.

    3. Dolf on December 12th, 2008 8:40 am

      there should come a sollution for the Israel-Palestine problem.

      and those settlers freak me out.
      They are a big part of the problem

    4. Susan on December 12th, 2008 4:55 pm

      I live in North Alabama and can vouch for the crazy weather. In the past 72 hours alone, we have had severe thunderstorms, 7 inches of rain dumped on us, and this morning black ice on the roads :-( The weather in Alabama is so unpredictable, but it’s been like that forever.

    5. meemee on December 13th, 2008 4:43 pm

      i live in houston, yes we had snow on december 10th but we also had snow christmas eve 2004, so check your record books again. was fun after hurrincane ike on september 13, today it is 73 degrees wait a few hours and houston weather always changes. happy holidays

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