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29 Mar 07 – Although the snowpack in Seattle’s Cedar River Watershed last year measured 30 percent above normal, and this season measured 10 percent above normal, Seattle’s Mayor Greg Nickels, a strong believer in "global warming," insists that the snowpack has declined by 30%.
Declined from which level, I wonder? If snowfall declined from last year’s 30-percent-above-normal figure, it would merely bring it back to normal.
But what about the 1999-2000 season? The Cascades saw record snowfall that winter. Mt. Baker, for instance, received more than 100 feet of snow that year – deeper than the trees. It was the most snow to fall in one season, anywhere in the world. The Cascades received so much snow that winter that I was able to go skiing at the Mt. Crystal Ski Area on the 4th of July.
On the 4th of July!
Well, I guess if you use a record-snowfall winter as your baseline, then it might be fairly easy to show a 30 percent decline. But I’m not sure how honest that is.
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