Category Archives: Hydrology

Winter Storm Harper

A large low pressure system, slammed into the western United States (US), bringing heavy rain and snow, high winds, along with producing blizzards (for the Sierra Nevadas) and localized flooding for low-lying areas. The areal extent of the system is … 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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Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) for 14 December 2018 event

View the ALPW loop here: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/14dec18/alpw&loop_speed_ms=700  

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