Dry-Soil Phenomenon Triggers More Storms, Not Less

Climate Central: Common sense says that you should get more rainstorms in areas with moist soils, since that's where there's the most water evaporating from the ground. But common sense isn't always the best guide to scientific truth, and a paper released Wednesday in Nature has cast doubt on this bit of conventional wisdom. In fact, say a team of European scientists, parched soil is more likely than damp soil to trigger some kinds of rainstorms -- and the fact that climate models assume the opposite may lead......

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