Explaining This Winter's Snow Drought - NECN

Explaining This Winter's Snow Drought



    Explaining this winter's snow drought

    Matt Noyes on how the weather patterns affect snow --- or lack thereof (Published Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014)

    (NECN) - Wondering why there's so little snow this winter? Matt Noyes shows you the whys of this relatively snowless winter in New England. And what it means.

    This winter, he explains that two jet streams, northern and southern, have remained separate this year, and you need to get the two of them together to have a good storm. The two flows haven't been meeting up this winter until they're well out over the Atlantic Ocean.