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California’s future: More big droughts and massive floods, new study finds

Daniel Swain, NatureNet Postdoctoral Fellow and lead author of the study told Mercury News that, “all of our wet winters and big flood events are due to atmospheric rivers… What are they but big plumes of water vapor moving toward the coast? As we increase the amount of water vapor, the intensity increases.”