- 4 of the top 10 warmest years on record
- 3 of the top 8 largest snowfalls on record
- Set the all-time record for most precipitation in a year with 60.83″ in 2003
Capital Weather Gang looks at some of this week’s highest rainfall totals, with Fort Belvoir’s 8.82″ ranking among the highest on record. Joe Romm has a good look at this month’s East Coast flooding through a historic lens as we continue getting triple-teamed by tropical storms. The scary part is we’re still in the very early stages of climate change. What kind of extreme weather world will our children face even a couple of decades from now?
But no need to cut our climate pollution, right John Boehner, Eric Cantor & Mitch McConnell? Best to just keep waiting it out, cashing coal & oil checks, and blaming … uhhh, moon volcanoes! Cosmic rays!