Six more snow storms are expected this year than in 2019.
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This year there are expected to be 26 snowstorms, compared to 19 projected last winter, according to The Weather Channel.
Every year, the experts of this climate monitoring system release the names of the storms and for this season they are: Abigail, Billy, Constance, Dane, Eartha, Flynn, Gail, Harold, Ivy, John, Katherine, Lana, Malcolm, Nathaniel, Orleana, Peggy, Quade, Roland, Shirley, Tabitha, Uri, Viola, Ward, Xylia, Yardley Y Zayne.
The report does not include the dates of these phenomena, in addition to the fact that the 202-2021 list is placed in alphabetical form.
With this are nine years that are named the storms that will ravage the country, which currently facing the La Niña phenomenon, which will cause more cold in some regions, such as the center and north, but much more heat in areas of the east and south, according to previous reports.
The names are considered under the National Weather Service’s winter storm warnings, including blizzards and ice storms.
“Winter storm names exclude any current Atlantic and eastern Pacific hurricane names on National Hurricane Center charts for the next six years”, limits the channel.
To be considered a snow or ice storm and blizzard when the phenomenon covers up to two million population and 400,000 square kilometers in area, but those that have an extensive effect are not named.
This year the same storms are estimated as in 2013-2014. The number has varied over time, but they remain in the ranges of 19-26.
The La Niña phenomenon could prevent severe snow accumulations in eastern areas, such as New York or New Jersey, mainly in metropolitan areas, not in the mountains. Lower temperatures are expected in the New England area.
In Washington, DC, For example, it is expected that there will be more snow than in 2019, so meteorologists anticipate that the climate is changing rapidly and storms could be determined in nearby days, that is, up to two weeks in advance.