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Saudi Arabia's north-west desert covered
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 1/16/2020 8:49:50 AM

A powerful storm bringing sub-zero temperatures has transformed parts of the Saudi Arabian desert into a winter wonderland. Residents of Tabuk, 193 kilometres from the Red Sea, awoke to see the region's dry desert coated in white snow, leaving many in awe. Tabuk, one of the coldest regions in Saudi Arabia, typically dips to 4 degrees Celsius at this time of year but it is usually dry, according to AccuWeather senior meteorologist Eric Leister. Videos began circulating online showing camels shuffling through snow instead of sand, as residents enjoyed some snow play. And it did not take long for the

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Snow in Saudi Arabia - must be global warming!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 1/16/2020 9:02:07 AM (No. 289936)
This just proves how extreme Gullible Warming has become. It got so unbearably hot that snow was the climate's only remedy. If it gets even hotter - - expect worldwide blizzards this coming summer. Pray that it cools down to make it stop snowing. Impeach Trump!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: KatieJo 1/16/2020 9:22:15 AM (No. 289977)
It's not "global warming" anymore, it's "climate change". That way no matter what happens with the weather they can spin it into achieving their agenda.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 1/16/2020 10:16:55 AM (No. 290046)
I wish we had a record of the climate change hysteria that was going on post flood.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 1/16/2020 10:33:55 AM (No. 290077)
Maybe our attitude should be, Trumps now defeating Global Warming. Look it snowed in Saudi Arabia. Last year more record cold records were set over record heat. And last year Kilimanjaro a mountain on the equator experienced more snow than they have seen in years. Trumps Global Warming policy is working better than anything we have had before.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 1/16/2020 10:48:48 AM (No. 290104)
Hope they have enough camel dung stockpiled to keep warm...or maybe some of that oil they aren't selling to us...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: GO3 1/16/2020 11:18:27 AM (No. 290140)
AccuWeather senior meteorologist Eric Leister is full of it. Snow is not unusual for the area around Tabuk, it's winter just like other places in the Northern Hemisphere. It also isn't unusual this time of year to wake up with frost on the sand in the north central areas of Saudi. As one columnist noted a few weeks ago: since when did weather become news?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFNader 1/16/2020 11:43:16 AM (No. 290164)
For the umpteenth time, I will posit a quote from the esteemed Richard Cheney: "We used to call it weather"
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Reply 8 - Posted by: tom7 1/16/2020 12:50:30 PM (No. 290223)
Just more global warming.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rumblehog 1/16/2020 12:58:49 PM (No. 290232)
All those "cold day in hell" statements we've made are coming back to haunt us...
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 1/16/2020 12:59:42 PM (No. 290234)
That damned global warming is messing up everything. /s off In almost 70 years on this earth I have learned only one useful thing about THE WEATHER. The weather varies, a lot. Beyond that, you are spinning your wheels and wasting your breathe to make much of a comment beyond what is happening TODAY.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rowbear 1/16/2020 3:45:57 PM (No. 290373)
Happened when I was over there for Desert Storm. Weird, but somehow enchanting. Sort of like Mother Nature thumbing her nose at so-called "climate experts."
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