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Weather Word of the Day: Bombogenesis

by Jennifer Campbell For the benefit of people who don't follow weather patterns, bombogenesis, is a rapidly-intensifying cyclone, a storm that has a drop in barometric pressure of 24 millibars in less than 24 hours. That's what meterologist Cliff Mass, who dropped this word on his weather blog today, says is going to happen to the big storm that's set to wallop the Pacific Northwest on Saturday.
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