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A Wet Weekend for Northern California

An unusual atmospheric river should give northern California a buffer against drought as the state enters the dry, summer months.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from the United States Drought Monitor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and IMERG data from the Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) at NASA/GSFC. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published April 12, 2018
Data acquired March 6 - April 11, 2018

Sources:
GPM
In situ Measurement