The storm is based on weather patterns from the state’s “Great Flood of 1862.” GETTY IMAGES
The storm is based on weather patterns from the state’s “Great Flood of 1862.” GETTY IMAGES

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Daniel Swain for Forbes — What Is An ARkStorm? Here’s Why California Officials Have Prepared For A ‘Megastorm’ Scenario

UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain discusses the ARkStorm scenario for Forbes, shedding light on its potential implications for California. The ARkStorm, conceptualized as a “megastorm,” draws inspiration from the state’s historical “Great Flood of 1862” and is considered a 1-in-1,000-year event in weather modeling.