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14 February 2019 California Atmospheric River event

Advected Layer Precipitable Water loop: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/14feb19/alpw&loop_speed_ms=400 Blended Total Precipitable Water loop: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/14feb19/blended_tpw&loop_speed_ms=100 Percent of Normal TPW loop: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/14feb19/blended_percent&loop_speed_ms=100

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4 February 2019 significant ice storm in the Upper Great Lakes

On 4 February a shortwave tracked across the Upper Great Lakes towards the east, ahead of the shortwave, anomalously high moisture at low to mid-levels existed which contributed to a historic ice storm for the region. The NWS forecast office … Continue reading

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Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) comparison for events in December 2018 – January 2019

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20 December 2018 Heavy Rain event in the Mid-Atlantic area

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