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Study: Low snow years increasing in Tahoe region

TAHOE/TRUCKEE — Predicting how much snow will fall at Lake Tahoe is a long-held pastime of skiers, professional weather watchers, resort operators and barstool meteorologists alike.And the safe bet for precipitation pundits in coming years may be the under, according to a recently published study looking at the likelihood of high and low snowfall seasons on a warming planet.“What’s new about this study is we’re looking at the occurrence of extremes,” said Noah Diffenbaugh, a researcher at Stanford University and the lead author on the study published in the November edition of Nature Climate Change.Climate models used in the study …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 28, 2012 04:13AM Published Nov 28, 2012 04:11AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.