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What's Up With The Wild Extremes Of Weather?

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Recent bouts of extreme weather — including persistent warmth and drought in the western USA and cold outbreaks in the East — are linked to weird fluctuations of wind patterns high above the Earth's surface, says a study published Sunday in the British journal Nature. These strange fluctuations in wind patterns, related to jet streams at upper levels of the atmosphere, and their connection to global warming have been the subject of extensive research within the climate science community.

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