What is an atmospheric river and why should Southern Californians keep their umbrellas handy?

A new storm fed by the first atmospheric river of the season is expected bring rain to Northern and Central California beginning Saturday, and cause significant travel delays and hazards for Thanksgiving travelers returning home on Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Based on predictions of its water vapor transport capacity, this atmospheric river is […]

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Some Southern Alberta crops could benefit from fall snowstorms come spring: scientist – Lethbridge

In southern Alberta, there is one group finding the silver lining in the abnormally large amount of snow this fall: some farmers. “This is going to maybe make things go a little more positive going into spring next year,” said retired agronomy research scientist Ross McKenzie. Related News READ MORE: Southern Alberta sugar […]

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Powerful winter storm is on the menu for Thanksgiving week in Southern California

After a dry, tranquil day Tuesday, a cold, soggy guest will muscle its way into Southern California’s holiday plans late that night. A deep upper-level trough of low pressure is forecast to develop over the West Coast and bring cold, wet conditions to the region from Wednesday through at least Friday, according to the National […]

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