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The NOAA 2017 U.S. Winter Outlook (December through February):

Precipitation Wetter-than-average conditions are favored across most of the northern United States, extending from the northern Rockies to the eastern Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley, in Hawaii and in western and northern Alaska. Drier-than-normal conditions are most likely across the … Continue reading

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More on La Niña Coming

Note that the forecast is for another dry winter, with the possibility of one in 2019, and La Niña can exist for 2-3 years, some have lasted much longer.  CA reservoirs are full, however, they may not be next year and … 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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Tahoe Glacier Making a Comeback?

By Robert Felix This is not as far-fetched as you may think. In fact, if history is any guide it is inevitable. Not only inevitable, the process may have already begun.California’s Squaw Valley ski resort, just west of Lake Tahoe, … 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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California Drought Report #83: California Drought History

In seeking more information on the potential for more drought following the current floods, I ran across some additional drought information in this study: Klamath/San Joaquin/Sacramento Hydroclimatic Reconstructions from Tree Rings, February 7, 2014, David M. Meko, Connie A. Woodhouse, … Continue reading

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