Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

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New research offers potential to predict atmospheric river activity up... New research offers potential to predict atmospheric river activity up...

New research offers potential to predict atmospheric river activity up...

Those long, intense plumes of moisture in the sky known as atmospheric rivers are a vital water source to communities along the U.S. West Coast. In their absence, desiccating droughts can develop. But in their presence, they can cause extreme rain and floods that can disrupt travel, cause landslides, and trigger infrastructure failures.

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