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  • Atmospheric Rivers as Drought Busters on the U.S. West Coast

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    Atmospheric Rivers as Drought Busters on the U.S. West Coast

    USGS | April 25, 2013...
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    Atmospheric rivers (ARs) have, in recent years, been recognized as the cause of the large majority of major floods in rivers all along...

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  • Atmospheric Rivers, Floods and the Water Resources of California

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    Atmospheric Rivers, Floods and the Water Resources of California

    | April 5, 2011...
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    California’s highly variable climate and growing water demands combine to pose both water-supply and flood-hazard challenges to resource managers. Recently important efforts to...

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  • Distribution of Landfalling Atmospheric Rivers on the U.S. West Coast During Water Year 2018 Through April

    Distribution of Landfalling Atmospheric Rivers on the U.S. West Coast During Water Year 2018 Through April

    Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at U.C. San Diego | March 1, 2018...
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    Forty-four atmospheric rivers (ARs) made landfall on the West Coast during the 2018 water year through April compared to 68 the year before,...

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  • Increasing Precipitation Volatility in Twenty-First Century California

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    Increasing Precipitation Volatility in Twenty-First Century California

    Nature Climate Change | April 23, 2018...
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    Mediterranean climate regimes are particularly susceptible to rapid shifts between drought and flood—of which, California’s rapid transition from record multi-year dryness between 2012...

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  • The Coming Megafloods

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    The Coming Megafloods

    Scientific American | May 5, 2013...
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    Huge flows of vapor in the atmosphere, dubbed “atmospheric rivers,” have unleashed massive floods every 200 years, and climate change could bring more...

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