(NEW YORK) -- The California coast is currently getting pummeled with heavy rain from atmospheric rivers, essentially rivers in the sky that collect moisture from tropical areas and redistribute the water to higher latitudes. The current El Niño pattern is also favoring multiple rounds... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A second storm within one week is pummeling nearly the entire state of California with heavy rain and life-threatening flooding.Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued a state of emergency for Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A powerful Pacific jet stream is bringing two dangerous storms fueled by an atmospheric river to the West Coast, the first of which arrives on Wednesday.Seven western states from Washington to New Mexico are on alert for flooding, strong winds and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An atmospheric river will continue to impact the West Coast over the next 24 hours.A record amount of moisture is hitting the Pacific Northwest as the powerful system continues to bring heavy rainfall to the region.Up to a half foot of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some of the regions in California buried under several feet of snow are now bracing for rapid melting due to forecasts of higher temperatures and heavy rain.Another round of atmospheric rivers will be slamming much of California with tropical moisture over... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Extreme drought, the second-highest level of drought, has been nearly eliminated in the state of California in the wake of storms caused by atmospheric rivers slamming the state over the last several weeks.However, the extreme influx of moisture was contained to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Extreme drought, the second-highest level of drought, has been nearly eliminated in the state of California in the wake of storms caused by atmospheric rivers slamming the state over the last several weeks.Extreme drought fell from 27.1% last week to 0.32%... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Another "powerful" atmospheric river is expected to impact a large portion of the West Coast in the coming hours and days, drenching a drought-ravaged region, forecasters said.Like rivers in the sky, the incoming storms will dump even more rain and snow... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- California has been experiencing a weather whiplash in the form of extreme floods that contrast a decadeslong megadrought that has plagued the region, and climate change may be to blame, environmental experts said.Officials warned in early December that drought conditions were... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The atmospheric river currently impacting the West Coast, while creating dangerous weather conditions for millions of people, could possibly have a chance of temporarily reversing drought conditions in states that desperately need water, experts say.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration describes... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An atmospheric river is slamming the West Coast, bringing intense rain, winds and snow that could make for treacherous conditions.Atmospheric rivers are like "rivers in the sky," according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The long, narrow regions in the... Read More.