Monday, December 27, 2010

The weather at Glacier Bay National Park is warmer than a portion of the lower 48 states and Hawaii. That speaks to me, ya know?

Local Time: 10:51 AM AKST (GMT -09)
Lat/Lon: 58.8° N 137.0° W
Elevation   ::  33 feet
Temperature  ::  30 Fahrenheit
Conditions  ::  Overcast
Humidity  ::  93%
Dew Point  ::  28 Fahrenheit
Wind  ::  Calm
Pressure  ::  29.40 Steady
Visibility  ::  1 mile
UV  ::  0 out of 16
Clouds  ::  Overcast 1500 feet  (Above Ground Level)

As scientists (click title to entry - thank you) from around the world tracked the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice in recent years, they couldn’t help but notice that one part of the Arctic basin is a repository for the oldest — and thickest — polar ice. Stetching across northern Greenland and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, this band of reasonably sturdy ice forms as prevailing wind and ocean currents drive sea ice from Siberia, across the Arctic, and up against the opposite shore....

Monday, December 27, 2010
New York City
Photographer states :  smart,,,,

...New York City (click title to entry - thank you) was especially hard hit. All three international airports have been closed since Sunday, forcing the cancellation of some 2,000 flights on Sunday. Hundreds more flights were canceled on Monday. Some stranded travelers got cots and blankets; others said they were not allowed to retrieve their checked luggage and had no extra clothing or toiletries....

Monday, December 27, 2010
Ludlow, Vermont
Photograher states  :: 
High Winds Code Grey - Okemo, VT Blizzard 18

Sunday, December 26, 2010
Shirley, New York
Photographer states  ::  "Blowing in the Wind"

"White Out" conditions are serious threats to life.  A simply walk outside without a GPS (with extra batteries) or a 'life line' could mean a very frigid death.  Don't take silly chances to simply 'experience it.'   It only takes a walk 'on the wild side' by a few feet before a person is lost and unable to find the way back inside.