I could not find a thread dealing specifically with the coming winter.
Forgive me for mentioning the 'W' word in ther height of summer but i know many here are interested in the season, especially following on from the winter just gone.
A warmer Arctic climate is influencing the air pressure at the North Pole and shifting wind patterns on our planet. We can expect more cold and snowy winters in Europe, eastern Asia and eastern North America. "Cold and snowy winters will be the rule, rather than the exception," says Dr. James Overland of the NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in the United States
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I know that others have made references to the coming winter but it would be great to share your thoughts on this thread.
By the way, this is an interesting site for comparing sea ice cover to previous years.