There’s a new meteorological term for the storm we are experiencing, it’s ‘Bombogenisis’. It’s a type of ‘weather bomb’ when wind speeds increase and snow is heavy. The potential for blizzard conditions exist like we are experiencing now.

It also involves barometric pressure. When the pressure drops at least 24 milibars in 24 hours you get ‘Bombogenisis’. This happened before; in 2013 during Winter Storm Nemo the milibars drop 29mbars in 24 hours.

The current storm we are experiencing is named ‘Winter Storm Juno’.



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