California braces for life-threatening atmospheric river bringing floods and power outages

LOS ANGELES, California – California is bracing for a powerful atmospheric river, expected to bring heavy rain, snow, and potential life-threatening flooding. The impending storm has triggered rare high-risk flooding alerts and evacuation orders for several communities in the state. The National Weather Service has also issued its first-ever hurricane force wind warning as the storm approaches. The atmospheric river, a long and narrow band of moisture, is forecasted to stall over California, resulting in …

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**Blizzard Alert: Sierra Nevada Braces for 5-10 Feet of Snow and 60mph Winds**

Residents in Northern California’s Sierra Nevada region are bracing for a “potentially life-threatening” blizzard set to bring massive amounts of snow and strong winds. The storm, expected to drop 5 to 10 feet of snow, has prompted blizzard warnings for vast areas including ski resorts like Mammoth Mountain and Palisades Tahoe. While the storm is not attributed to an atmospheric river, it is fueled by persistent Pacific moisture driven by a slow-moving upper-air disturbance. The …

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California Braces for Extreme Weather as Atmospheric River Threatens Flooding and Evacuations

Los Angeles, California – California is preparing for heavy rain and potential flooding as an atmospheric river system approaches the state. This weather event has prompted evacuation warnings in Southern California and is expected to bring rounds of rain and snow to Northern California from February 17 to 19. The impending storm has the potential to cause significant issues in the region, with concerns about possible damage due to the heavy rain. The state is …

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San Diego Braces for Heavier Rainfall and Potential Flash Flooding

San Diego, California – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Weather Prediction Center has issued a warning for possible flash flooding in San Diego County due to heavier rainfall moving into the area. The forecast indicates the potential for 0.25 to 0.75 inches of rainfall per hour, with total accumulations reaching 1 to 2 inches. In addition to San Diego County, a flash flood warning is in effect for Riverside County, southeastern Orange County, and …

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