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Judah Cohen's winter temperature forecast. The departure from normal, in degrees farenheit, is reflected in the blue and red numbers. (Courtesy Judah Cohen)
Judah Cohen's winter temperature forecast. The departure from normal, in degrees farenheit, is reflected in the blue and red numbers. (Courtesy Judah Cohen)

Shocked at how much snow we've gotten this winter?

Turns out, this wintry weather is actually quite predictable. At least, according to one line of research.

Dr. Judah Cohen, director of seasonal forecasting at Lexington-based Atmospheric and Environmental Research recently authored an op-ed in the New York Times connecting global warming to both extreme cold temperatures and a huge amount of snowfall in Siberia. Cohen has been collaborating with scientists at MIT with support from the National Science Foundation to develop forecasting models.

Guest:

  • Dr. Judah Cohen, director, seasonal forecasting, Atmospheric and Environmental Research

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This segment aired on January 13, 2011.

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