Weather Watch

February 22, 2014 8:30 PM

Pineapple Express sends river of vapor across the Pacific to the Central Coast

Corridors of dense water vapor, known as an atmospheric river, can carry huge amounts of water across vast expanses. Along the West Coast, this phenomenon is called the Pineapple Express.

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