(13) The 1938 Flood that struck San Bernardino County – YouTube
From drought to lots of snow to fires in the hills to floods again: California still hasn’t had the final event, a massive earthquake but that is overdue already so expect the worst. This is the nature of the place: very placid, easy place to live and then all hell breaks out and you run for your life. This is why no native ‘civilization’ ever happened in California for thousands of years whereas Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico had cities and a real civilization. California is a very easy place to live and even easier to die. My family came there in 1849 and virtually all descendants left by today. I would not want to live there. And I lived there for a while, many years ago.
A 1997 report from 30 years ago pointed out that the Oroville dam has poor flood control systems: This report was a Congressional hearing about water management and of course, how the Reagan dam projects in particular, are very poorly set up and are definitely prone to overtopping and collapse. The history of the Oroville dam is most interesting to me at least, for I grew up in the Southwest and remember the Water Wars really good. Note the book illustration shows a LA home perched right on the precipice, a cliff on the ocean! HAHAHA. On stilts, no less!
MORE tornadoes and thunderstorms headed for Great Plains after extreme weather drowns Oklahoma woman in her storm shelter and flood Nebraska
But at the news story site for Oklahoma is this story: One Drop at a Time: Current drought worse than the Dust Bowl – KSWO, Lawton, OK- . Even NOAA doesn’t have Oklahoma listed as ‘drought.’ Here is the March drought map, there isn’t one more recent. The drought in Northern California and Nevada, etc. has seen lots of storms and particularly, snow, even TODAY and for tomorrow.
Latest New England snowstorm sets new records as forecasters warn more on the way Northeast snowstorm to coat New England in another FOOT of snow and I have 4 feet here on my own mountain and it is very bitter cold here. So much for Hottest Year EVAH. Wherever it is ‘hot’ it certainly isn’t even ‘mild’ here in the Ice Age Glacier Belt of North America.
It went to below zero again on my mountain last night. This is a colder than normal January so far. Something not mentioned in US news much: Mars was warmer than much of the U.S. today | Daily Mail Online
The daytime high in the red planet’s Gale Crater, as recorded by NASA’s curiosity Rover, was 17.6 degrees F – a whopping 11 degrees warmer than the 6-degree high in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Temperatures in fourteen states from Washington to Maine reported temperatures colder than Mars, as a brutal blast of Arctic air sweeps the country.
Mars just recently passed its closest orbit to the sun, which partially explains why the temperature was relatively balmy. The Gale Crater is also located in one of the warmest parts of the planet, near the equator.
Winter storm strands drivers in Southern California mountains
LA Times – 126th Rose Parade could be coldest ever as we close this Hottest Year Ever with a freezing bang. Periodically we had warmish weather but in general it has been awfully cold with records broken all over the place all year long and snow in the Sahara . But Southern California was hot and dry for most of the year…and with that finally terminated, the global warmists are tearing their hair out in despair. Oh no! Where is it super hot?