Category Archives: Drought

California Drought Report – Worst Drought Ever?

The California Department of Water Resources released a report on CA droughts on Monday. The Sac Bee has the story: The study largely dovetails with previous estimates that the latest drought, which was declared over last spring by Gov. Jerry … Continue reading

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Anthropogenic Warmers: Global Warming to Decrease Snow Fall

The claim: ♦ IPCC TAR (2001): “Milder winter temperatures will decrease heavy snowstorms” ♦ Kunkel et al., 2002: “Surface conditions favorable for heavy lake-effect snow decreased in frequency by 50% and 90% for the HadCM2 and CGCM1 [models], respectively, by … Continue reading

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NID Fake News? (2nd,Update 01-24-2018)

NID launches a fake news campaign in The Union to support the development of more water collection dams, pointing out that relying on the snowpack is no longer a reliable option due to anthropogenic climate change. The message is we need … Continue reading

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La Niña Winter On the Way

Note: Headline corrected. According to Joe Bastardi at Westherbell we are going to have an El Niño Winter Here is his snow forecast: Note that the southern half of California will be relatively dry, with the upper part near normal. … Continue reading

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California Precipitation Report #1: Global Warming Brings More Rain to CA

Under business-as-usual greenhouse gas emissions, climate models predict California will get warmer during the rest of the century and most also predict the state will get drier. But, new research, published July 6th in the journal Nature Communications, predicts that … Continue reading

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With More on the Horizon

Be prepared, as the drought will return. It has in the past and will again, that is the climate cycle of Southwest United States, of which California is a major geographic contributor.

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Sierra Nearing Record Water Year

According to the Sac Bee: As of Saturday morning, the region accumulated an average of 87.5 inches of water across eight northern Sierra stations since the beginning of the season on Oct. 1, according to data from the California Department … Continue reading

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