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How Do Meteorologists Make Seasonal Forecasts?

8th August 2016 | Joel Gratz

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The maps show the acronyms and locations of major climate cycles across the globe. Each one affects weather in a different way, though using these factors alone will not guide you to your next powder day. The major climate fluctuations for the United States are: ENSO = El Nino Southern Oscillation; PDO = Pacific Decadal Oscillation; NAO = North Atlantic Oscillation; AO = Arctic Oscillation. - © OpenSnow.com

The maps show the acronyms and locations of major climate cycles across the globe. Each one affects weather in a different way, though using these factors alone will not guide you to your next powder day. The major climate fluctuations for the United States are: ENSO = El Nino Southern Oscillation; PDO = Pacific Decadal Oscillation; NAO = North Atlantic Oscillation; AO = Arctic Oscillation.
Copyright: OpenSnow.com

The maps show the acronyms and locations of major climate cycles across the globe. Each one affects weather in a different way, though using these factors alone will not guide you to your next powder day. The major climate fluctuations for the United States are: ENSO = El Nino Southern Oscillation; PDO = Pacific Decadal Oscillation; NAO = North Atlantic Oscillation; AO = Arctic Oscillation. - © OpenSnow.com
"Now you see me, now you don't." - © Vail Mountain Resort

"Now you see me, now you don't."
Copyright: Vail Mountain Resort

"Now you see me, now you don't." - © Vail Mountain Resort

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