It’s Already Snowing in Chile | Valle Nevado is getting pounded!

It’s Already Snowing in Chile | Valle Nevado is getting pounded!

http://unofficialnetworks.com
April 27, 2012

It is the equivalent of late October below the equator and  Valle Nevado, Chile is already getting pounded with snow. Here are some photos from their Facebook Page showing the extent of the new fallen snow.   For more info on Valle Nevado and their new gondola check out this article by The Ski Channel – Chile Prepares For Big Winter.

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Australia: Rain, hail, and snow drive state into an early winter

Rain, hail, and snow drive state into an early winter

http://www.theage.com.au
May 3, 2012

Winter’s official arrival may still be a month off but it won’t feel so far away today with rain, hail and snow set to fall on Victoria.

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Forest Service in quandary about Colorado frozen cows

Forest Service in quandary about Colorado frozen cows

http://www.foxnews.com
April 17, 2012

It may take explosives to dislodge a group of cows that wandered into an old ranger cabin high in the Rocky Mountains, then died and froze solid when they couldn’t get out.

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NL: Severe damage to fruit cultivation after severe winter

NL: Severe damage to fruit cultivation after severe winter

http://www.freshplaza.com
12 April 2012

Fruit cultivation has suffered tens of millions of euro damage as a result of severe cold this Winter. Almost all over the Netherlands there is damage. The damage is most severe in Flevoland and North Holland, in the north of the country. Also parts of Utrecht and North Brabant further south have been hit hard. Pears have been especially damaged, but other fruit as well.

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Record Winter Snow in Anchorage

Record Winter Snow in Anchorage

http://blogs.woodtv.com
April 9th, 2012

Anchorage, Alaska has broken a 57-year old record for the snowiest winter in history.

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France’s Wheat Area to Slump to Nine-Year Low on Winter Kill

France’s Wheat Area to Slump to Nine-Year Low on Winter Kill

http://www.bloomberg.com
Apr 7, 2012

France’s soft-wheat growing area may fall to the lowest in nine years after freezing temperatures destroyed fields in the European Union’s largest grower of the grain, the government’s crop office reported.

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April snowstorm hits Moscow

April snowstorm hits Moscow

http://www.dailystar.com.lb
April 05, 2012

…The snowstorm comes as a major test of patience for Muscovites who have endured an unusually cold and long winter lasting five months. Russians consider that spring begins on March 1…

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Dozens killed as icy weather grips Japan

Dozens killed as icy weather grips Japan

http://www.heraldsun.com.au
February 2, 2012

Heavy snow that has blanketed northern Japan for weeks, triggering avalanches and affecting transport networks, has left at least 55 people dead.

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Chicago: Latest round of Snow may set Record

Latest Round Of Snow May Set Record

http://chicago.cbslocal.com
02/25/11

CHICAGO (CBS) – A brief snowstorm swooped into the area early Friday, putting Chicago within a fraction of an inch of the snowiest February ever.

The National Weather Service measured 0.4 inch of snow at O’Hare–and with more snow expected tonight, the more than 100-year-old record could fall this weekend.

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December 2009: Second Snowiest on Record in the Northern Hemisphere

December 2009: Second Snowiest on Record in the Northern Hemisphere

http://wattsupwiththat.com
January 10, 2010

According to the Rutgers University Global Snow Lab, last month had the second greatest December Northern Hemisphere snow cover since records were started in 1966.  Snow extent was measured at 45.86 million sq. km, topped only by 1985 at 45.99 million sq. km.  North America set a record December extent at 15.98 million sq. km, and the US also set a December record at 4.16 million sq. km.

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