Just As I Thought

Now that’s global warming

I say it every summer, and now the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration agrees: the Earth is getting too damned close to the sun. Posted today on their website (and subsequently removed):

NON PRECIPITATION STATEMENT
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY-PLEASANT HILL MO
1055 AM CST WED DEC 17 2003

…TEST…TEST…TEST…

.UNUSUALLY HOT WEATHER HAS ENTERED THE REGION FOR DECEMBER…AS THE
EARTH HAS LEFT ITS ORBIT AND IS HURLING TOWARD THE SUN.

MOZ012-021-172251-
ANDREW MO-CLINTON MO-
1055 AM CST WED DEC 17 2003

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO LATE
TONIGHT…

UNUSUALLY HOT WEATHER WILL OCCUR FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS
AS THE EARTH DRAWS EVER NEARER TO THE SUN. THEREFORE…AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

$$
HEINLEIN
[via Fark]

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