“Atmospheric River” of Tropical Moisture

12/11/2014

Another round starting up in the West. Weather.com reports “A powerful storm fueled by an “atmospheric river” of tropical moisture will target not only drought-stricken California but the entire West Coast with damaging winds and enough rain to cause flooding and landslides. On top of that, the Sierra Nevada is in line for a bona fide blizzard likely to make travel there all but impossible.”