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Extreme Weather 101: Rising Temps & Snowstorms

Extreme Weather 101: Snowstorms

Can a warming planet really play a role in big snowstorms? In Extreme Weather 101, scientist Jay Lawrimore and meteorologist Dan Satterfield detail how increased temperatures can affect the formation of snowstorms that can blanket and paralyze a city.

« Climate in Context

« Climate in Context


A Major Milestone: 1°C 2015 marked the first time since recordkeeping began that the global average temperature climbed to more than 1°C (1.8°F).

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