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Drought Watch: Harnessing the Storms

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

Mar 5, 2014 ... Southern California got a thorough soaking in late February and early March, with intense storms that caused localized urban and coastal ...

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California Depends on Rivers—in the Air

By Lori Pottinger

Dec 8, 2015 ... In the past 60 years nearly all of our largest storms and most damaging floods were caused by atmospheric rivers. The largest ones have brought ...

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Floods in California

By Jeffrey Mount

Southern California, the deserts, and areas recently burned by wildfires are susceptible to flash floods. And storms commonly cause local urban flooding because ...

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Acting Locally to Address Sea Level Rise

By Brett Sanders

Nov 2, 2016 ... Coastal communities can expect a host of costly and dangerous problems from storms, including flooded wastewater treatment plants, shoreline ...

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From Drought to Deluge

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 10, 2017 ... These storms are responsible for most of our large, devastating floods. They are also critical for our water supply, providing roughly half ...