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Historic Winter Storm

The massive storm brewing out west will plunge Los Angeles into the 30s, threatening all-time record lows for that city.  Seattle is looking at highs in the mid-20s for the week ahead.  That’s cold.  Amazingly, the Ottawa Weather Center predicted this blast last week (here and here). Meanwhile, to the east and north or Southern …

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CNN: Levee Breech, Rapid Flooding in Lower 9th Ward **Update**

CNN (TV, not .com) just reported that the Industrial Levee in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans has ruptured under the strain of water and wind, flooding homes and streets throughout the same area that was devastated by Katrina. The Army Corps of Engineers’ latest release said that levees were overtopped, relieving some pressure, …