Record Cold Arctic Outbreak Tied to Global Warming say scientists reports Terrell Johnson at The Weather Channel. Basically, as global warming melts the Arctic faster than elsewhere (called Arctic Amplification), the temperature difference between Arctic and equator decreases, weakening the jetstream, which then slows and dips much further south. Thus, it delivered a persistent Arctic dose of record cold recently to the US… imagine what further warming might do….
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