The recent "atmospheric river" that soaked California, as seen in a forecast

An unusual April storm system brought heavy rains to northern California during the beginning of the month. The soaking rains caused localized flooding and even melted some higher elevation snow, but also filled reservoirs in northern parts of the state. This image shows the total precipitable water forecast to be in the atmosphere at 11 a.m. on…

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Who'll Stop The Rain?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I haven’t posted here at WUWT in a bit. I’ve been preoccupied writing for my own blog, Skating Under The Ice.  It’s a work in progress. However, my climate work continues. There’s a paper out about a year old, unfortunately paywalled, regarding precipitation with some interesting conclusions. [UPDATE: available here,…