Weather-Water Crisis: It's Getting Worse. Choking off the Rain Cycle for Flooding?

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 18 December 2017



Storm Intensity Changing
And It's Getting Worse

Choking off the Rain Cycle for Flooding?

Warmer, wetter climate could mean stronger, more intense storms,
Colorado State University, December 18, 2017.

"...analysis of detailed climate simulations," "...using an accepted scenario that assumes a 2- to 3-degree increase in average temperature, and a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide..." "...found that weak to moderate storms decrease in frequency,...whereas the most intense storms increase in frequency."

So, the "take-away" looks like more heat suppresses normal weak & moderate storm activity, while enhancing heavy storm activity. Very much like the pattern we've watched grow and develop over the last few decades.



Future of Super-Charged Storms

"Fate of the North American monsoon is quite uncertain"

Catastrophic storms, once rare, are almost routine







December 2017 Trail News


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