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Rain: When a good thing becomes too much of a good thing

17 Aug 2017, NOAA, United States of America - gov

Atmospheric rivers are common in California and just a few river events can deliver half a year's expected precipitation, which can cause flooding. NOAA has launched a project to build a regional radar and advanced rainfall forecasting system, which generates more accurate precipitation estimates, in the San Francisco Bay Area.



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