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Northern California’s coming super soaker event via the ‘Pineapple Express’

UPDATE: Added this HiDef imag showing a trio of lows (commas shaped clouds) in the Gulf of Alaska and southward: There’s lots of buzz here in Northern California about a series of upcoming storms starting today and through the weekend … Continue reading

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Children just aren’t going to know what hail is…

Source of title inspiration here From NOAA Headquarters. Colorado mountain hail may disappear in a warmer future NOAA-led study shows less hail, more rain in region’s future, with possible increase in flood risk Summertime hail could all but disappear from … Continue reading

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One more thing that is “better than we thought” – NOAA: “the atmosphere’s self-cleaning capacity is rather stable”

Yesterday we learned that the great Pacific Garbage Patch really isn’t as big as hyped by media, today we learn that the “atmosphere’s ability to rid itself of many pollutants is generally well buffered or stable”. Huh. Imagine that, the … Continue reading

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