CA cyclone reaches ’100 year storm’ status in Sacramento

The ‘bomb cyclone’ hits. Rain drenches Sacramento, prompting fears of floods, mudslides

The bomb cyclone and atmospheric river that doused a parched Northern California this weekend brought the most rainfall to Sacramento in a 24-hour period Sunday, breaking a record that’s held since 1880. Now that the rain is slowing, The Sacramento Bee dug into the technicalities. Was this record-breaking storm a so-called 100- year storm? The … Read more

Bomb Cyclone and ‘Atmospheric River’ Pummel California With Rain and Wind

Bomb Cyclone and ‘Atmospheric River’ Pummel California With Rain and Wind

California bore the brunt on Sunday of what meteorologists referred to as a “bomb cyclone” and an “atmospheric river,” a convergence of storms that brought more than half a foot of rain to parts of the Bay Area, along with high winds, concerns about flash floods and the potential for heavy snow in the Sierra … Read more