Impacts of Urbanization on Precipitation and Storms: Physical Insights and Vulnerabilities

Abstract

On January 19, 2011, an unusual weather event occurred. The National Weather Service Web site (http://www.crh.noaa. gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo¼ddc&storyid¼62980& source¼0) described the event in the following way: “the atmosphere was cold and moist with low clouds and fog preceding the formation of the snow.

  • Citation: Shepherd, J. M. 2013. Impacts of Urbanization on Precipitation and Storms: Physical Insights and Vulnerabilities. Climate Vulnerability, Volume 5, 109-125 18 p.

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