Siberian snowfall may help improve U.S. weather forecasts, meteorologist says

Publish Date: 
November 28, 2011
Article Source: 
The Washington Post

Siberian snowfall may help improve U.S. weather forecasts, meteorologist says”, by Andrew Freedman, who interviewed AER's Dr. Judah Cohen after the publication of A New Index for More Accurate Winter Predictions in Geophysical Research Letters.

Notable highlights from the Washington Post article include:

  • Findings from AER’s new study may help improve winter forecasts for the Washington area, challenge the notion that the Arctic Oscillation can’t be accurately predicted. The Arctic Oscillation is a strong precursor to winter weather for the East Coast.
  • AER’s work has been greeted with interest in the forecasting community.
  • Cohen’s forecasts have outperformed many other models.

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