#WxGeekSpeak: Atmospheric River

Every week, the blog introduces you to a technical term from the American Meteorology Society’s “Glossary of Meteorology”. Welcome to #WxGeekSpeak!

Mother Nature’s been aiming the fire hose directly on California the last several days. The video above explains why the Golden State’s been crushed with rain & mountain snow.

Full definition of atmospheric river:

Courtesy: NOAA
Courtesy: NOAA
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