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Winter in Indiana

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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Tina Jackson of Greencastle scrapes snow and ice from her Ford Expedition Tuesday. Putnam County is under a winter storm warning until noon Wednesday. An additional 5 to 7 inches of snow was expected from Tuesday into Wednesday. [Order this photo]

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Significant amounts of snow in the forecast will make travel dangerous. If traveling becomes a must, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in the vehicle in case of an emergency. [Order this photo]


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Remember 31 years ago today was the Blizzard of 1978!

-- Posted by Hobohill on Wed, Jan 28, 2009, at 9:10 AM

I think this may be the biggest snow my kids have seen. I do remember the Blizzard of '78 myself. Now I know what my parents were up against with that storm. Being a kid though, we thought it was fun. Not now, especially trying to drive in it.

-- Posted by skillaby1 on Wed, Jan 28, 2009, at 2:39 PM

To bondsman, global warming isn't a constant occurance. Just because it is snowing now doesn't mean it isn't real - it is based on the yearly temperature increase not on a daily increase. Listen to the news and you'll learn about life ourside of Greencastle like the ice shelf about to break off.

-- Posted by Siera on Wed, Jan 28, 2009, at 3:04 PM

Siera, you may know more than I do about what the so called experts call global warming. However, if you believe it exists-do you think "man" is causing it? Personally, I think that would be tooting our own horn a little loudly. I just don't see it. In my opinion, things happen exactly the God intends.

-- Posted by Rome on Wed, Jan 28, 2009, at 5:01 PM

Interesting how this cold winter times out with an unusually inactive period of solar activity like sun spots.

But Al Gore needs a couple more bucks to put high priced gas in his Gulfstream............

-- Posted by Catie's Dad on Thu, Jan 29, 2009, at 11:34 AM


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