March 24, 2009
"Wow Prez, just think if it really gets hot!"
Obama: Red River flooding is wakeup call to fight global warming
....In a White House interview with a handful of reporters, including Janell Cole of the Forum of Fargo, the president said the current flooding cannot necessarily be blamed on global warming, but he said it should be a signal to act.
"If you look at the flooding that's going on right now in North Dakota and you say to yourself, 'If you see an increase of 2 degrees, what does that do, in terms of the situation there?' " the president told the reporters. "That indicates the degree to which we have to take this seriously."....
In a totally unrelated story:
Today...Cloudy. Chance of light rain in the morning...Then light rain or light snow likely in the afternoon. Highs 40 to 45. Temperature falling through the afternoon. Breezy. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tonight...Light snow likely. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Total snow accumulation 1 to 2 inches. Lows in the mid 20s. Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Wednesday...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the mid 30s. Breezy. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Lows 20 to 25.
Thursday...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Thursday Night...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light snow. Lows 15 to 20.
Friday...Partly sunny. Slight chance of light snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Lows 20 to 25.
Saturday...Mostly sunny. Highs 35 to 40.
Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light snow. Lows 20 to 25.
Sunday...Partly sunny. Slight chance of light snow. Highs 35 to 40.