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Introduction

  • Paul J. Kocin
  • Louis W. Uccellini
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Part of the Meteorological Monographs book series (METEOR)

Abstract

The aesthetic appeal of snowstorms is shared by many, who, overlooking the discomforts and hardships such storms may yield, find the transformation of familiar surroundings into spectacular landscapes of white and gray an exhilarating experience. The strong emotions brought forth by these great storms of snow and wind are revealed in the following excerpts:

There is nothing quite like the promise and anticipation of a good snowstorm. It makes Christmas pale, birthdays insignificant, and is rivalled only by Election Day for the joy of anxious hope.1

Keywords

Geopotential Height Numerical Weather Prediction Model Heavy Snowfall Northeastern Coast Heavy Snow 
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Copyright information

© American Meteorological Society 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. Kocin
    • 1
  • Louis W. Uccellini
    • 1
  1. 1.Goddard Laboratory for AtmospheresNASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA

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