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Weather prediction model successful in modelling record snowfall in Merikarvia

Weather prediction model successful in modelling record snowfall in Merikarvia

A new record for snowfall within 24 hours was measured in Finland on 8 January 2016 when 73 cm of snow fell in less than 24 hours in Merikarvia.

Such sea-effect snowfall situations may cause serious problems for transport and power lines in coastal areas. Predicting and understanding them better is therefore important for humanity.

More information:

Researcher Anna Luomaranta, anna.luomaranta@fmi.fi

Researcher Kirsti Jylhä, kirsti.jylha@fmi.fi

Olsson, T., Perttula, T., Jylhä, K., and Luomaranta, A.: Intense sea-effect snowfall case on the western coast of Finland, Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 231-239 https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-231-2017, 2017.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318391767_Intense_sea-effect_snowfall_case_on_the_western_coast_of_Finland


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