Cloud seeding helps boost El Niño

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Cloud seeding helps boost El Niño

Cloud-seeding supporters are hopeful efforts will fill aquifers and reservoirs

Cloud seeding helps boost El Niño

Eric Hjermstad, co-owner and director of field operations with Western Weather Consultants, adjusts the amount of silver iodide released near Breen with the hopes of increasing precipitation. Cloud seeding is more productive in a wet winter because their is more moisture in the clouds that could otherwise bypass the region.
Eric Hjermstad, co-owner and director of field operations with Western Weather Consultants, adjusts the amount of silver iodide released near Breen with the hopes of increasing snowfall. The silver iodide used to encourage snowflakes to form does not harm the environment.
Eric Hjermstad, co-owner and director of field operations with Western Weather Consultants, adjusts the amount of silver iodide being released near Breen with the hopes of increasing the snowfall. His company is funded by regional water agencies.
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