I know, it is all very hip and cool to declare that Global Warming is a hoax whenever is snows somewhere (Like back East. In January), but out here in the real world we are looking at large chunks of Mt. Rainier coming down the riverbeds because its glaciers are, you know, melting.
Update: Cliff Mass has more on why it is so cold back east (and why it has been so warm back here). Now comparing daily weather and glaciers is apples and oranges (they operate on different time scales), but he does offer some (eventual) respite for those in the upper Midwest and Plains.
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