1977 Deja Vu – Over And Over Again

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In 1977, an “errant jet stream” brought epic snow and cold to the east, while California and Alaska were warm and dry.


The Lewiston Journal – Google News Archive Search


Lakeland Ledger – Google News Archive Search

Governor Jerry Brown warned of drought disaster.

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Brown Warns of Drought Disaster – Says Hard Choices’ Face California – Article – NYTimes.com


National Geographic blamed global cooling for the wild weather.

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But then the rains came, and California and Arizona flooded.


By 1980, the rain had turned into a 500 year flood which washed out all but one of the bridges over the Salt River in Phoenix. It took me hours to commute from Scottsdale to Tempe.

2016-01-04-05-01-1817 Feb 1980, Page 3 – at Newspapers.com

I remember skiing at Flagstaff, Arizona with the snow more than ten feet deep in 1980.

Fast forward to 2015. The identical weather pattern occurred, only this time experts blamed…

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