The Week in Pictures: Warmer Temps, Increased Precipitation, and More

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You're Not Imagining It: Northeast US Extreme Precipitation Has Been Increasing

Though you can't directly link any particular storm to global warming, as the atmosphere warms the likelihood of more extreme weather is predicted to increase. And now some new analysis by the folks at Clean Air-Cool Planet shows that in the northeast United States the trend is bearing out that prediction, with extreme precipitation events increasing over the past sixty years.

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Image credit: Jef Nickerson via flickr.

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