Canada: Jet stream eyed as one culprit in Alberta floods

Canadian Press: It`s a long way from the Arctic Ocean to southern Alberta, but scientists are increasingly intrigued by theories that link disappearing sea ice to off-the-hook weather such as last week`s flooding. Many are coming to believe there`s a common thread between not enough ice on the ocean and too much water in the rivers -- a high-altitude, high-speed torrent of air called the jet stream. "There`s been a lot interest in the jet stream in the last two or three years," said Dave Phillips, an Environment......

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