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WCD | Articles | Volume 1, issue 1
Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 1–25, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-1-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Weather Clim. Dynam., 1, 1–25, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-1-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 03 Jan 2020

Research article | 03 Jan 2020

The characteristics and structure of extra-tropical cyclones in a warmer climate

Victoria A. Sinclair et al.

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We studied how mid-latitude cyclones are likely to change in the future. We used a state-of-the-art numerical model and performed a control and a warm experiment. The total number of cyclones did not change with warming and neither did the average strength, but there were more stronger and more weaker storms in the warm experiment. Precipitation associated with the most extreme mid-latitude cyclones increased by up to 50 % and occurred in a more poleward location in the warmer experiment.
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