COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Why does the start of summer mean a higher probability of severe weather?
Description: As we move from spring to summer, the predominant way severe weather forms across the U.S. changes. Once the jet stream moves north, severe weather occurs mainly due to mesoscale processes as larger areas of the country experience warm, humid conditions. These conditions are, historically, prime ingredients for severe weather events. [Source: NOAA]
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Source: NOAA
Publish Date: 6/26/2017
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