Cry me an atmospheric river
Last updated 1/11/2023 at 10:04am
It’s hard to tell what’s changing faster, the weather or words used to describe it.
I’ve lived on the Central California coast for some time and have endured many winter storms that line up in the Pacific and swirl across our state. We used to refer to such weather as the Pineapple Express, a playful non-meteorological term reflecting the fact that heavy rain sometimes originates as far a...