Study: Less lake effect snow, more rain near Great Lakes as climate changes

Syracuse: The Great Lakes region could see less lake effect snow and more rain by the late 21st century, a new study suggests. The study by University of Wisconsin researchers says a warmer planet will mean up to a 50 percent drop in lake effect snow in areas downwind of the Great Lakes, which includes Buffalo and Syracuse. As the lakes and air get several degrees warmer, and ice nearly disappears from the lakes, the air blowing from the west will bring more rain, the study says. "The total amount of......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS News Feed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply