What A Warming World Means for Major Snowstorms

By Andrea Thompson

An intense nor’easter is slated to drop snowfalls ranging from a few inches to around 3 feet in the worst-hit spots from Monday through Wednesday according to forecasters, along with strong winds and storm surge in coastal areas. It might seem strange to talk about a major winter storm in the context of a warming world, but as the climate changes, extreme snowfalls may become a bigger proportion of all snowstorms.

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/what-warming-world-means-for-major-snowstorms-18594

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