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Research Article

Nonlocal Inadvertent Weather Modification Associated with Wind Farms in the Central United States

Table 5

Difference between the wind farm ensemble and stratospheric temperature perturbation ensemble in the average coefficient of determination (r2), average value, and the ratio of significant cases for perturbations to midlatitude cyclones.

MetricAverage r2Average value (ratio of significance)

Minimum mean sea-level pressure+0.4758−0.2797 (+5/6)
Maximum 10 m wind speed+0.1385−0.2593 (+1/6)
Maximum 30-minute accumulated precipitation+0.2502−0.2995 (+2/6)
Maximum 2 m temperature+0.3932−0.2858 (+3/6)
Minimum 2 m temperature−0.0547+0.1472 (0/6)
Maximum 2 m potential temperature+0.3641−0.2758 (+2/6)
Minimum 2 m potential temperature+0.0730−0.1464 (+1/6)
Maximum boundary layer height+0.1489−0.2304 (+1/6)
Maximum 2 m water vapor mixing ratio+0.2140−0.2205 (+2/6)

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