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What Is Lake Effect Snow? One Expert Explains

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Lake effect snow occurs when dry, below-freezing air moves over relatively warm water. Lake water and the air directly above it warms and humidifies the colder air, which rises and cools, causing the humidity to condense into clouds and then fall as snow. During this process, the wind acts as a conveyor belt of humidity

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Persimmon Seed Winter Weather Forecast Archives

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According to popular folklore, a persimmon can predict winter weather. How do you make a persimmon forecast? It’s easy. Just split open a seed of a locally grown fruit and look at the pattern inside. If you see a fork, winter will be mild. A shovel (or spoon shape)? It will be snowy. A knife

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Persimmon Winter Forecast 2023-2024

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According to popular folklore, a persimmon can predict winter weather. How do you make a persimmon forecast? It’s easy. Just split open seeds of a locally grown fruit and look at the pattern inside. Here’s everything you need to know: “Some people believe persimmon seeds can predict the severity of winter weather,” says Farmers’ Almanac

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Summer 2023 Extreme Weather Review

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A wide variety of extreme weather conditions made summer 2023 one of most unusual summers across the United States in years. In case you weren’t keeping score, let’s do a quick review. Hurricanes From mid-August through mid-September, we saw three remarkable and impactful hurricanes: Hilary, Idalia, and Lee. Tornadoes With 92 confirmed tornadoes, July saw

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10 More Extreme Weather Events (Of The 21st Century)

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In 2007, we published an article listing the Top 11 Most Memorable Weather Events, which evolved from two similar articles on extreme weather published in 1999 and 2001. Since we are now nearly a quarter of a way through the 21st Century, we thought we would augment the list with 10 more extreme weather events

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Farmers’ Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast 2011-2012

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From Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – Canadian Winter Weather Forecast 2011-2012 Get Ready for a Wet, Wild Winter in 2012! For the last several months, many of you have been emailing us, leaving comments on our articles, and asking us on our Facebook page, “What’s in store for the coming winter?” Not, at long last, the wait is over!

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Farmers’ Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast 2012-2013

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From Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – Canadian Extended Winter Weather Forecast 2012-2013 Will Winter Return to Canada? After a year of unprecedented warmth, the great debate over whether or not Old Man Winter will return with a vengeance is on. Last winter much of Canada experienced yet another unseasonably warm season. Some locations in far northern Canada

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Farmers’ Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast 2013-2014

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From Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – Canadian Extended Winter Weather Forecast 2013-2014 After the unusually warm and snowless winter of 2011–2012, many people questioned if winter could make a comeback. Well it did. Last winter was cold and especially snowy. So what’s in store for this winter? The “Days of Shivery” are back! For 2013–2014, we are

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Farmers’ Almanac US Winter Weather Forecast 2013-2014

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From the Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – Extended US Winter Weather Forecast 2013-2014 After the unusually warm and snowless winter of 2011–2012, many people questioned if winter could make a comeback. Well it did. Last winter was cold and especially snowy. So, what’s in store for this winter? The “Days of Shivery” are back! For

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Farmers’ Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast 2014-2015

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From Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – Canadian Extended Winter Weather Forecast 2014-2015 What’s In Store For 2015? Read Our Canadian Winter Forecast. According to our long-range formula, the winter of 2014–15 will see below-normal temperatures for about three-quarters of the country. A large zone of very cold temperatures will be found from east of the Continental Divide

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