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With the possible event of greenhouse warming, what effect does it have on precipitation, if any?
If there is what are the current predictions for the eastern Michigan area?



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No one can predict how global warming will change the precipitation in an area as small as eastern Michigan. In my own research, my models showed that arid regions (e.g. deserts) will become drier, and temperate or tropical regions will become wetter. This "prediction" is based on the observation that places that have a higher average annual temperature are also wetter, on average, unless the region is arid, in which case higher average annual temperatures are associated with lower average annual precipitation.

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