Monthly Archives: December 2023

Sun Glint During the Southern Hemisphere’s Summer Solstice

By Erin Sanders and Bernie Connell This year the second solstice occurred on December 21, 2023.  In Earth’s Northern Hemisphere this marks the start of astronomical winter and is the shortest day of the year in terms of possible daylight.  … Continue reading

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An Atmospheric River impacts the PNW

Another atmospheric river event impacted the Pacific Northwest (PNW), earlier this week. Plumes of moisture moved into the region that led to heavy precipitation and flooding for the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. 24-hour precipitation totals from Monday, 4 … Continue reading

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