Tracking Atmospheric River Activity over the Weekend

January 24, 2018


CW3E enlisted the help of Dr. Philippe Papin, a Postdoc at Naval Research Laboratory, to create this annotated loop of annotated CW3E integrated vapor transport (IVT) graphics highlighting the current and forecast atmospheric river activity along the US West Coast over the next few days. NOAA Weather Prediction Center 1 to 7 day precipitation accumulations could reach more than 15 inches over the higher elevations of the Pacific Northwest.