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Chicago had no snow in January or February for the first time in 146 years

  • For the first time in almost 150 years, Chicago had no snow throughout the months of January and February, NBC reported.
  • According to the National Weather Service, Chicago has received annual snowfall levels, in inches, deep in the double digits almost every year since record-keeping began.
  • WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling told the Chicago Tribune that it’s the result of rapidly increasing climate change that could pave the way to monstrous snow storms in March and April:
  • “This is occurring against a backdrop of a changing climate,” Skilling told the Tribune. Read more (3/1/17 9:07 AM)

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After having this storm at our heels the whole drive from Geiranger we arrived at the lodge at Jotunheimen National Park, just in time to put up our tent and rush up to the lodge. Nothing beats the feeling of sitting in front of a warm, crackling fire while watching the mountains being covered by snow.