Rain Forest Location
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Why is there a rain forest in the Pacific Northwest of the United States? Write a paragraph (at least three sentences) in your own words describing how the regional climate of the Pacific Northwest is affected by factors that include the Cascade Mountains, location near the Pacific Ocean, and the jet stream.
I think there is a rain forest in the pacific northwest of the united states because the rain comes from the moisture in the ocean and as it gets closer to the mountain it is forced to rain, and there happens to be a lot of more rain due to the winds and location of the rain forest.