“The entire Arctic is warming about 2 to 3 times faster than areas further south ... and we expect to see these bigger waves in the jet stream ... that can lead to certain types of extreme weather.”
- Jennifer Francis, Ph.D., Atmospheric Physicist, Rutgers Univ.
February 27, 2014 Albuquerque, New Mexico - The polar vortex is back for the third time now this winter, and for many suffering through an already frigid winter, the Arctic air flowing into the lower 48 states may be the coldest yet.
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