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Better Snowfall Forecasting

February 22, 2010

Jim Steenburgh skiing University of Utah scientists developed an easier way for meteorologists to predict snowfall amounts and density--fluffy powder or wet cement. The method has been adopted by the National Weather Service for use throughout Utah, and could be adjusted for use anywhere. Full Story

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