Fewer cold snaps in the forecast

Other factors counter effects of Arctic winds, simulations suggest

COLD WAVE  A warming world will reduce the frequency of cold snaps in the Northern Hemisphere, such as this one that struck Chicago in January 2014, new research suggests. Some scientists had previously suggested that changing wind patterns would increase the occurrence of such events.

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