Publish Date: November 24, 2011
Article Source: Worcester Telegram
Article Link: www.aer.com/news-events/in-the-news/2011/kinder-gentler-winter-predicted
External Link: Kinder, Gentler Winter Predicted
AER's Judah Cohen "discovered that when snow cover in Siberia is above average in October — like it was the past two Octobers — it results in colder than average and sometimes snowy winters in the Mid-Atlantic states and Southern New England," according to Boston Channel 5 meteorologist Harvey Leonard.
Mr. Leonard said "Cohen believes that the deep snow cover promotes a buildup of cold air that will eventually spread into this part of the country. The cold air forces the weather-controlling jet stream further south, allowing New England to be colder than average."
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