Every winter, masses of cold, dry arctic air slide south across the North American continent before encountering a steamy river of warmth from the sub-tropics, the Gulf Stream. The resulting collision tends to create some of New England’s most dramatic weather and is the subject of research by a University of Maine professor.
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