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Storm clouds. (Photo courtesy of the Institute of the Environment)

Southwest Climate Outlook January 2017

January 19, 2017

An atmospheric river hammered the West with rain and snow, resulting in flooding at lower elevations and tremendous increases in snowpack across the mountainous portions of northern California and the Intermountain West. Long-term drought conditions persist across the Southwest, although the recent run of moisture in the West has improved drought in regions of northern California and parts of the Intermountain West. 

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