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Winter Storm Orlena: An Analysis of the Impacts of Changing Precipitation with Atmospheric Conditions

By Cameron Gonteski

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Cameron Gonteski is a Meteorology major with minors in Emergency Management and Mathematics. She is in her junior year at Millersville University and has performed numerous research projects under the Department of Earth Sciences. During her sophomore year, she received the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, as well as the Tim Samaras Scholarship for her contributions to the meteorological field. After completing her internship at the National Weather Service office in Memphis during the summer of 2021, Cameron hopes to continue as a researcher for severe weather. 

Author's Note: 

All snow photography was taken by Kristen Cooney of Ursinus College, Pennsylvania. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Cameron D. Gonteski at


Keywords: ice aggregates, winter weather, hazards

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