Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
Northwest, N. Calif., Braces For More Rain and Snow!!!
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Luisport:MV8yMDYyNTU4XzM0Njk4MDU3X0Q4NkI5NzMx] Pineapple Express is a non-technical term for a meteorological phenomenon characterized by a strong and persistent flow of atmospheric moisture and associated with heavy precipitation from the waters adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands and extending to any location along the Pacific coast of North America. A Pineapple Express is an example of an atmospheric river, which is a more general term for such narrow corridors of enhanced water vapor transport at mid-latitudes around the world. Causes and effects: How the Madden-Julian oscillation can induce a Pineapple Express. A Pineapple Express is driven by a strong, southern branch of the Polar jetstream and is marked by the presence of a surface frontal boundary which is typically either slow or stationary, with waves of low pressure traveling along its axis. Each of these low pressure systems brings enhanced rainfall. The conditions are often created by the Madden-Julian oscillation, an equatorial rainfall pattern which feeds its moisture into this pattern. They are also present during an El Niño episode. The composition of moisture-laden air, atmospheric dynamics, and orographic enhancement resulting from the passage of this air over the mountain ranges of the western coast of North America causes some of the most torrential rains to occur in the region. Pineapple Express systems typically generate heavy snowfall in the mountains and Interior Plateau, which often melts rapidly because of the warming effect of the system. After being drained of their moisture, the tropical air masses reach the inland prairies as a Chinook wind or simply "a Chinook", a term which is also synonymous in the Pacific Northwest with the Pineapple Express. California, 1952 The San Francisco Bay Area is another locale along the Pacific Coast which is occasionally affected by a Pineapple Express. When it visits, the heavy, persistent rainfall typically causes flooding of local streams as well as urban flooding. In the decades before about 1980, the local term for a Pineapple Express was "Hawaiian Storm". During the second week of January, 1952, a series of "Hawaiian" storms swept into Northern California, causing widespread flooding around the Bay Area. The same storms brought a blizzard of heavy, wet snow to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, notoriously stranding the streamliner City of San Francisco on January 13. The greatest flooding in Northern California since the 1800s occurred in 1955 as a result of a series of Hawaiian storms, with the greatest damage in the Sacramento Valley around Yuba City.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pineapple_Express [/quote]
Pineapple Express directed "atmospheric river" of high precipitable water air to be rained out over N. California. [
link to twitter.com
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Here Are The Cities Where Middle-Class Homebuyers Are Screwed
Scientists ready to create genetically modified babies from three parents
TOP VIRGINIA OFFICIAL: Illegals Have More Privacy Than Americans Under Obama
DHS Asks Catholic Churches to Feed & House Illegals After Obama Admin Declares Them Terrorists
Sandy Hook’s Disappearing Witnesses
Polar vortex arrives for mid-July
Unreleased Bill Murray Movie From 1984 Is Now On YouTube
NASA Discovers Hidden Portals In Earth's Magnetic Field
New Kansas law would make complaints against police "proven false" a felony
Forget Farm Owners, EPA Drafting Rule To Claim Control Over Local Waterways, Ditches
OOPS! FEDS SEND 14,000 DRAFT NOTICES TO MEN BORN IN 1800
GLPVC TheRawfeedLive - Tues Nite 7/14 at 11pm est - LARRY SINCLAIR guest *Topic - illegals/border crisis
GLPVC Monday Nite 7/14 at 9pm est - ORLY TAITZ guest *Topic - illegals/border crisis & the halFRO in the WH
First the blood moon, now the Supermoon Is there spiritual significance in tonight's lunar phenomenon?
The case for Obama’s impeachment: The Constitution’s remedy for a lawless, imperial president
Do Your Genes Make You a Democrat?
Smart Lights: New LEDS Allow NSA To Spy On Your Every Movement
California Governor Signs Homosexual Bill Eliminating Terms ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife’
Is Monsanto Contributing To The Rise In Mass Shootings?
Consciousness Becoming Less Taboo Subject for Scientists
Earth's Magnetic Field Is In Trouble
Indiana storing DNA of 2 million children without parents' consent
And the World’s Prison Capital Is … LOUISIANA!!!
New GOOGLE Glass technology reads your mind...
Nikola Tesla's Pro-Eugenics, Anti-Coffee Portrait of the Future
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.005s (5 queries)