Meteorological experts predicted a massive flood that would destroy the world.

The Pope went on worldwide TV and said,

"This is punishment from God.  Prepare to meet your maker."

The president went on TV and announced, "Our scientists have done all they can.  The end is near."

The mayor of Seattle came on and said, "Due to inclement weather, this year's Seafair Parade will be moved to the top of Queen Anne Hill."