Category Archives: Weather

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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California Drought Report #82: More Drought Coming?

Yes, I know Northern California has more water than it can store and the potential for flooding vast areas are of concern to all who live near river flood plains. Climate is cyclical, what happened in past will happen again in … Continue reading

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California May Be Long Overdue For A Mega Flood(Updated 02-11-17)

A story in the San Francisco Chronicle compares the current weather related flooding to the flooding of 1862  Paul Deanno writes: . . . ] Over 100 years ago California was in the same boat, literally. The rain started to … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #80: El Niño Return This Summer

Listening to Joe Bastardi’s Weekly summary at WeatherBell this morning, his assessment was that the current weak La Niña would become an El Niño in the tropical Pacific by summer. National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian Ochs: “if you have warmer … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #78: Drenching rain over snow pack- FLOOD

  In the winter of 1981-82 the Sacramento Valley flooded, with water levels rising to the second floor of buildings along the Sacramento River. After the flood city officials raised structures at least one floor. Part of the problem was … Continue reading

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