'Bomb Cyclone' Forecast to Hit East Coast

SPACE.COM | on Wed, Jan 3, 9:10 AM

Water vapor across the globe on Jan. 3, 2018. Credit: NASA Just when you thought the weather couldn't get any worse, The Washington Post[1] hits us with "bomb cyclone." That's right: Forecasters suggest this "bomb" will make the U.S. East Coast unbearable for many. How does a system reach bomb-cyclone status? Its atmospheric pressure must drop so rapidly - at least 24 millibars in 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) - that it explodes in strength. "This can happen when a...

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