Scientists link California droughts and floods to distinctive atmospheric waves


By: - Climate DepotApril 7, 2017 11:59 AM

From NCAR/UCAR: BOULDER, Colo. — 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.

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