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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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Atmospheric Rivers: key to extratropical water vapor transport

Just about any time we get a flooding event these days, some wailing uninformed opportunist jumps on the “global warming did it” bandwagon in an attempt to explain it. Those of us who have been in the weather forecasting business … Continue reading

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