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NASA solves a drizzle riddle
Description: A new study shows that updrafts are more important than previously understood in determining what makes clouds produce drizzle instead of full-sized raindrops, overturning a common assumption.The study offers a pathway for improving accuracy in weather and climate models' treatments of rainfall - recognized as one of the greater challenges in improving short term weather forecasts and long-term climate projections. [Source: NASA Climate Change News]
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Source: NASA Climate Change News
Publish Date: 7/25/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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