Category Archives: Heavy Rain and Flooding Issues

The Arizona Hurricane Rosa Heavy Rainfall Event for Late September to Early October 2018

This blog entry is by Sheldon Kusselson and in the format of a PDF document: Hurricane Rosa Event_LateSept_EarlyOct2018

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Some Advected Layered Precipitable Water (ALPW) Comparisons Between Florence, Harvey (2017), Maria (2017) and Matthew (2016) with Respect to Rainfall and Severe Weather

This blog entry is by Sheldon Kusselson and in the format of a PDF document: Florence 2018 Comparisons With Harvey and Matthew and More_Sep21,2018update

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Atmospheric River: Northern and Central California

The state of California, is about to experience an atmospheric river this weekend. For readers that are not familiar with atmospheric rivers, they are long moisture plumes that originate from the tropical/subtropical regions that advect to higher latitudes. Atmospheric rivers … Continue reading

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Advected Layer Precipitable Water product for Hurricane Harvey

The CIRA advected layer precipitable water (ALPW) product for Hurricane Harvey is quite interesting: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/28aug17&loop_speed_ms=600 The loop spans from 12Z 23 August to 12Z 29 August. ┬áDuring that time period, we see the development of Hurricane Harvey in the western … Continue reading

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