[AtmosNews] Extremes and climate, Great Warm Wave, CO snow drought

 

Tuesday, April 3, 2

The following items have been posted to AtmosNews:

Climate variation, change, or both?

–Burning fossil fuels has led to a warmer, moister atmosphere and a shifting background for extreme weather and climate events, according to a study that analyzes noteworthy weather events from the last two years.

http://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/research/6801/climate-variation-change-or-both


The Great Warm Wave: A top-10 list

–Mid-March delivered what may be the gentlest round of extreme weather ever to grace the United States. Beneath its pleasant veneer was one of the most bizarre weather episodes in recent U.S. history.

http://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/opinion/6760/great-warm-wave-top-10-list

Rocky Mountain dry

–March is normally the snowiest month of the year across parts of the central Rockies, but March 2012 left much of Colorado snowless and nervous.

http://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/opinion/6831/rocky-mountain-dry

 

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