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Scientists link California droughts and floods to distinctive atmospheric waves


April 6, 2017

The crippling wintertime droughts that struck California from 2013 to 2015, as well as this year's unusually wet California winter, appear to be associated with the same phenomenon: a distinctive wave pattern that emerges in the upper atmosphere and circles the globe. Full Story

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National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

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