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  1. Southern Ocean research: SOCRATES logo

    The climate secrets of southern clouds

    An international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean for six weeks to study clouds.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. Precipitation in the WRF model

    Groundbreaking data set gives unprecedented look at future weather

    A rich, new data set is giving scientists an unprecedented look at the future of weather

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Weather

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  3. Future storms will drop higher volumes of rain -- image of mesoscale convective system

    North American storm clusters could produce 80 percent more rain

    Storm clusters known as mesoscale convective systems will pose a much greater flooding risk later this century in a warming climate.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. Predicted La Niña for 2018

    New research could predict La Niña drought years in advance

    Two new studies have significantly improved scientists’ ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. climate forecast map, by watershed

    New climate forecasts for watersheds - and the water sector

    Water managers and streamflow forecasters can now access bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts, broken down by individual watershed.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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