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(WTKR)   Your new global warming term: 'nuisance flooding' from high tides - which has increased 325 percent in the city of Norfolk. Surf's up in your backyard   (wtkr.com) divider line 116
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vpb [TotalFark]
2014-07-31 11:29:43 AM  
It's a good thing that there is no such thing as global warming, or if there is that it's not caused by people, or if it is then it's good and not bad.
 
2014-07-31 01:33:40 PM  
7 days a year, up from ... 2 days a year?
and it's a low lying city, like NOLA.

I cant wait for this to be a daily event.
What will the excuses be then?

/but seriously, when do we start building dikes? When do we start building more pumps?
 
2014-07-31 02:22:57 PM  

namatad: /but seriously, when do we start building dikes? When do we start building more pumps?


When do the teabagger assholes in Congress, and the submorons who vote them in, start raising taxes to pay for this and the millions of other infrastructure needs in this country?
 
2014-07-31 02:26:20 PM  
A 'nuisance flooding" pretty much sums up the impact of the global warming herbal teabaggers want to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to "fix".
 
vpb [TotalFark]
2014-07-31 03:23:39 PM  

Lucky LaRue: A 'nuisance flooding" pretty much sums up the impact of the global warming herbal teabaggers want to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to "fix".


Yeah, you would think that people would be happy to have the occasional car totaled by flooding to save the job creators from having to spend some money.
 
2014-07-31 03:34:56 PM  
its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.

exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.
 
2014-07-31 04:09:10 PM  

Speaker2Animals: namatad: /but seriously, when do we start building dikes? When do we start building more pumps?

When do the teabagger assholes in Congress, and the submorons who vote them in, start raising taxes to pay for this and the millions of other infrastructure needs in this country?


It is an interesting social problem, that the US refuses to solve. Planning ahead.
Bridge falls down? No problem. Hand wringing. But no changes.
Look at the lack of increase in the federal gas tax. Just absurd.

How deep will the water need to be in red states before they CRY for federal help?
And unless the blue states are willing to SCREW THE RED STATES, they will get the help.
Pretty farked up.
 
2014-07-31 04:38:48 PM  

SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.

exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.


Your a moron.
 
2014-07-31 05:40:01 PM  

Three Crooked Squirrels: SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.

exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.

Your a moron.


I think the current term is "Willfully ignorant farkstick".
 
2014-07-31 05:52:12 PM  
 
2014-07-31 06:01:32 PM  
Hah like God would let the USA flood if it weren't for you sodomites touching your wieners together

#repent
#Jesusislord
#czechmatelibulardos
 
2014-07-31 06:09:20 PM  
Surf's up in your backyard

I live in the desert. If the surf is up in MY backyard, y'all are properly farked...and California fell into the ocean.
 
2014-07-31 06:09:59 PM  

Three Crooked Squirrels: SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.

exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.

Your a moron.


Says the moron who doesn't know the difference between "your" and "you're"... and probably "yore."

The English language, how does it work?
 
2014-07-31 06:11:08 PM  

Triumph: Three Crooked Squirrels: Your a moron.

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Favorited!
 
2014-07-31 06:12:39 PM  

4NTLRZ: the difference between "your" and "you're"... and probably "yore."


Homophones. We discussed this yesterday.
 
2014-07-31 06:13:06 PM  

SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.

exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.


www.ncdc.noaa.gov
 
2014-07-31 06:13:31 PM  
Nuisance flooding. Media BS for we built a development on a floodplain or at sea level or even below sea level and now that we conned enough morons into populating it , gasp it gets water and floods on occasion it's bad.

Fark those people. Make the engineers and the county or city who signed off on permitting it responsible. Without raising taxes.
 
2014-07-31 06:15:11 PM  
Of course, that extra flooding happened with... a total of about four inches of sea level rise over the last sixty years. And one massive inch over the last twenty. With a current trend (at Norfolk) of about fourteen inches per century.

Current trend is from NOAA, by the way.

3.76 mm/year.
 
2014-07-31 06:16:40 PM  
namatad:

/but seriously, when do we start building dikes? When do we start building more pumps?

When the wealthy's coastal properties are surrounded by moats, flooded, or slightly damp.
 
2014-07-31 06:17:59 PM  
dybiz.com

As long as someone remembers to bring the beer ...
 
2014-07-31 06:18:12 PM  
Subby, not to be a semanticist, but nuisance flooding has been in use for a few decades.  I really am lucky - climate change impacts will be keeping me gainfully employed for years to come.
 
2014-07-31 06:18:14 PM  
Doesn't this global warming against a certain party's agenda of expanding the carbon footprint of the 98%?
 
2014-07-31 06:19:47 PM  
Is the nuisance flooding followed by an irritable drowning?
 
2014-07-31 06:20:55 PM  

cirby: Of course, that extra flooding happened with... a total of about four inches of sea level rise over the last sixty years. And one massive inch over the last twenty. With a current trend (at Norfolk) of about fourteen inches per century.

Current trend is from NOAA, by the way.

3.76 mm/year.


4 inches/60 years =1/15 inch per year = 6 2/3 inches per century.

If the current trend is 14 inches per century, then it's currently rising at double the 60 year average.
 
2014-07-31 06:21:54 PM  
Just tax us for carbon and shut the fk up, already.

It won't change anything but at least we won't have to listen to all the whining any more...


...until they want more money.
 
2014-07-31 06:23:15 PM  
The global warming problem is a watershed crisis in mankind's history.  Humanity will gain control of the earth's climate.

/or die trying
 
2014-07-31 06:25:17 PM  
This is big news for WTKR because they're in the path for tidal flooding from a very oddly-shaped inlet.

I live a few blocks away. Sometimes if there's a bad storm, my place is on an island. I don't know that it's gotten noticeably worse in the near-decade I've lived here.

A lot of what they're getting is probably from how the inlet was enclosed in concrete more than a century ago.

My building was built during the Roosevelt Administration.

//Teddy, not Franklin
 
2014-07-31 06:27:12 PM  

Sgygus: The global warming problem is a watershed crisis in mankind's history.  Humanity will gain control of the earth's climate.

/or die trying


Or go the way of the dinosaurs, I guess.

dustycrabtree.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-07-31 06:29:21 PM  

namatad: How deep will the water need to be in red states before they CRY for federal help?
And unless the blue states are willing to SCREW THE RED STATES, they will get the help.
Pretty farked up.


Aren't most of the coasts pretty blue? The exceptions are pretty much in the Gulf Coast and who really give a shiat about what happens to Alabama?
 
2014-07-31 06:32:04 PM  

12349876: SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.

exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.

[www.ncdc.noaa.gov image 850x656]


But it's not like that where he is right now, so it's probably just a liberal plot
 
2014-07-31 06:32:56 PM  
Delta1212:
If the current trend is 14 inches per century, then it's currently rising at double the 60 year average.

That's the estimated trend from NOAA, which includes an expected acceleration (which is dropping right now, not increasing).

Don't forget that the old "consensus" of sea level rise estimated an increase of about a foot per decade (between 5 and 15 feet by 2100), until someone pointed out that the trend wasn't following the models. Then, it was lowered to about one meter per century, until they noticed that THAT wasn't happening either. Now, it's down to a foot or so by 2100, with error bars between zero and two feet...
 
2014-07-31 06:34:31 PM  
I had an experience similar to this while visiting Minneapolis earlier this summer.  It rained more in a 24 period than at any point in the past 100+ years, and anything near a lake or river was covered.  Streets still covered with standing water days later.
 
2014-07-31 06:34:50 PM  

Danger Avoid Death: [dybiz.com image 233x300]

As long as someone remembers to bring the beer ...


img.fark.net

/Will bring the tunes
 
2014-07-31 06:35:47 PM  

Delta1212: cirby: Of course, that extra flooding happened with... a total of about four inches of sea level rise over the last sixty years. And one massive inch over the last twenty. With a current trend (at Norfolk) of about fourteen inches per century.

Current trend is from NOAA, by the way.

3.76 mm/year.

4 inches/60 years =1/15 inch per year = 6 2/3 inches per century.

If the current trend is 14 inches per century, then it's currently rising at double the 60 year average.


And still doesn't explain the amount of flooding under discussion, but don't let that stop you, everyone. Let's hear more about tea baggers.
 
2014-07-31 06:46:05 PM  
Green grass and high tides forever.

It was predicted.
 
2014-07-31 06:46:09 PM  

farkin_Gary: Just tax us for carbon and shut the fk up, already.

It won't change anything but at least we won't have to listen to all the whining any more...


...until they want more money.


It's not the money they want. What they want is for you to stop f*cking sh*t up.
Money is relatively useless compared to dry land.
 
2014-07-31 06:48:48 PM  
"nuisance" flooding; is that when one of your 6 beach front properties has to file an insurance claim? Cause otherwise, subby, i got no idea what you mean

www.mckinleyave.com
 
2014-07-31 06:55:11 PM  
So in 50yrs a very literal roll tide for Alabama?
 
2014-07-31 07:00:13 PM  
For all our science and logic, something as simple as human greed is preventing us from doing anything substantive about the issue.
 
2014-07-31 07:02:57 PM  
What happened to the water from the Ice Ages glaciers? Is it being stored in bottles in convenience stores?

Hasn't there always been a rising tide so to speak?

Wouldnt this trend continue until we enter into a new ice age?
 
2014-07-31 07:06:29 PM  

DoctorWhat: I had an experience similar to this while visiting Minneapolis earlier this summer.  It rained more in a 24 period than at any point in the past 100+ years, and anything near a lake or river was covered.  Streets still covered with standing water days later.


They passed an ordinance here that new homes have to be on a 3 acre lot to prevent sprawl and allow the rain to be absorbed into the ground instead of being someone elses problem down hill.

Its also probably why housing developments in other areas have retention and detention ponds.
 
2014-07-31 07:13:32 PM  

SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.
exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.


oh so you're the guy who lives in the one place on the planet that is the perfect indicator of global climate. I've heard of that place--where scientists from the world over go to take readings of how the climate is changing. It's such a perfect environment that they never even look at the entire rest of the world. Just where you live.

So you must be right then--global warming is complete bullshiat. You can tell all those scientists in their beamers and Mercedes that they buy with their rich grants to go home now. Game's over and the treehuggers lost. It's been a good 30 or so years though. We'll have to come up with a new scam now.
 
2014-07-31 07:17:47 PM  
Wow, you build a town on a big sand bar.

Then you complain when it starts to sink.

There was a reason my family left that area in the 1720's, well, several reasons.

Mosquitos, fevers, Hurricanes, and the fact that a high tide swept the wharfs away.

Really hard to be a Chandler without a dock.

Over 3000 days with out a Hurricane hitting FLA, move there.
 
2014-07-31 07:18:34 PM  

cryinoutloud: SlothB77: its been like Fall here where I live this July.  still hasn't hit 100 degrees.  instead of 101 or 102 or 106 like usual, it has been autumn-like upper 50's and 60's.
exactly as global warming alarmists predicted.

oh so you're the guy who lives in the one place on the planet that is the perfect indicator of global climate. I've heard of that place--where scientists from the world over go to take readings of how the climate is changing. It's such a perfect environment that they never even look at the entire rest of the world. Just where you live.

So you must be right then--global warming is complete bullshiat. You can tell all those scientists in their beamers and Mercedes that they buy with their rich grants to go home now. Game's over and the treehuggers lost. It's been a good 30 or so years though. We'll have to come up with a new scam now.


It best not to engage stupid ... SCIENCE ANGERS AND CONFUSES THEM!!!
 
2014-07-31 07:19:31 PM  

Slam1263: Wow, you build a town on a big sand bar.

Then you complain when it starts to sink.

There was a reason my family left that area in the 1720's, well, several reasons.

Mosquitos, fevers, Hurricanes, and the fact that a high tide swept the wharfs away.

Really hard to be a Chandler without a dock.

Over 3000 days with out a Hurricane hitting FLA, move there.


NO SHUT UP GLOBAL WARMING STUPID TEABAGGERS
 
2014-07-31 07:21:14 PM  
next up irritation drowning, like Katrina or a tsunami.
 
2014-07-31 07:30:47 PM  
Sounds like they're Norf**ked.

/got nothing
 
2014-07-31 07:35:37 PM  

GORDON: Slam1263: Wow, you build a town on a big sand bar.

Then you complain when it starts to sink.

There was a reason my family left that area in the 1720's, well, several reasons.

Mosquitos, fevers, Hurricanes, and the fact that a high tide swept the wharfs away.

Really hard to be a Chandler without a dock.

Over 3000 days with out a Hurricane hitting FLA, move there.

NO SHUT UP GLOBAL WARMING STUPID TEABAGGERS


That's the Fark I know and love,

After buying into the OMG!! WE'RE GOING TO HAVE AND ICE AGE!!, excuse me if I don't get too panicky over this.

Anyone want to but some really cool retro parkas?

How about a Y2K compliant Operating System?

Anti-Comet rock from 2012?

A Hope & Change poster?
 
2014-07-31 07:35:52 PM  

Giltric: What happened to the water from the Ice Ages glaciers? Is it being stored in bottles in convenience stores?


The black line is the coastline during the last glacial maximum:
oceanexplorer.noaa.gov
 
2014-07-31 07:40:45 PM  

Speaker2Animals: namatad: /but seriously, when do we start building dikes? When do we start building more pumps?

When do the teabagger assholes in Congress, and the submorons who vote them in, start raising taxes to pay for this and the millions of other infrastructure needs in this country?


Never, which is why the rest of America must show them the door this fall.
 
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