Winter blocking patterns

Winter blocking patterns

Map showing the percent change in winter blockings relative to the long-term average. Blocking patterns favor more frequent movement of cold air masses to middle and lower latitudes, leading to increased heavy snowfall in Europe and the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. (Credit: Jiping Liu)

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Judith Curry, winter blocking patterns
  • Created By: Abby Vogel Robinson
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  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:30pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:45pm