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California Is About To Get Pummeled With Rivers Of Rain (Like, Not Since 1861)
TBI ^ | 11-30-2012 | Mark Fischetti, Scientific American

Posted on 11/30/2012 3:04:06 PM PST by blam

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1 posted on 11/30/2012 3:04:12 PM PST by blam
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To: blam
The satellite pic looks as if God himself is throwing a punch at California :)
2 posted on 11/30/2012 3:07:11 PM PST by bayliving (I suffer from democrat induced tourette syndrome...)
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To: blam

If it comes from Hawaii shouldn’t it be called the
OBAMA Express??


3 posted on 11/30/2012 3:08:35 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: blam

Last year that jet stream dumped a record level of snow in Alaska.

Now, it’s your turn. At least you don’t have to shovel the stuff...


4 posted on 11/30/2012 3:08:35 PM PST by ASOC (What are you doing now that Mexico has become OUR Chechnya?)
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To: blam

Started last night about 6 and did not stop till 1pm next day tomorrow night supposed to be a lot worse.


5 posted on 11/30/2012 3:11:45 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: blam

Simulations of a 23-day storm there indicate that more than $400 billion of damage and losses would occur,

Just lovely.
We are the worst run/poorest of the 50 states, and probably on the way to a financial death spiral. What next, frogs?


6 posted on 11/30/2012 3:12:44 PM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: blam

Oh, cry me a river. Its winter in No Cal. It rains. BTW, if that picture means SF will get flooded, then it looks like Latin America will get washed away.


7 posted on 11/30/2012 3:13:21 PM PST by BMCinSC
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To: blam

The Northwest coast is rainforest country even under normal conditions. So I guess this is going to be pretty bad, if the forecast is right.


8 posted on 11/30/2012 3:14:29 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: bayliving

>>>The satellite pic looks as if God himself is throwing a punch at California :)<<<

Right in Nancy Pelosi’s fat kisser (ie district)


9 posted on 11/30/2012 3:15:58 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: blam

quack quack
learn to swim


10 posted on 11/30/2012 3:16:22 PM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: bayliving

bump


11 posted on 11/30/2012 3:16:59 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: blam

Looks like Mammoth Mountain is in for one hell of a ride!


12 posted on 11/30/2012 3:17:57 PM PST by montomike (Politics should be about service and not a lucrative, money-making opportunity!)
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To: ASOC
Last year that jet stream dumped a record level of snow in Alaska.

Now, it’s your turn. At least you don’t have to shovel the stuff...

No shoveling along the coastal areas, but we sure do where I live in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Calif. Nine feet of snow out of a storm like this isn't unusual here.

13 posted on 11/30/2012 3:18:47 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Excellence
We are the worst run/poorest of the 50 states, and probably on the way to a financial death spiral. What next, frogs?

A plague of mud slides. Be careful.

Let's face it, California has become the home of every unclean bird of the earth. Every weirdo movement we're being forced to clean up after today came out of California.

14 posted on 11/30/2012 3:19:00 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: ASOC
Last year that jet stream dumped a record level of snow in Alaska.

Now, it’s your turn. At least you don’t have to shovel the stuff...

No shoveling along the coastal areas, but we sure do where I live in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Calif. Nine feet of snow out of a storm like this isn't unusual here.

15 posted on 11/30/2012 3:19:04 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Inyo-Mono

Hey, send some of that snow over to Colorado, we could sure use some!


16 posted on 11/30/2012 3:24:52 PM PST by taxcontrol
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Ernest, RUN!!

Megastorms Could Drown Massive Portions Of California


17 posted on 11/30/2012 3:28:26 PM PST by blam
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To: Excellence
We are the worst run/poorest of the 50 states, and probably on the way to a financial death spiral. What next, frogs?

13 And Moonbeam stretched out his staff over the Golden State, and the rain flushed homeless out of creekbeds across the land 14 pushing shopping carts they invaded all California and settled down in coffee shops in great numbers. 15 They sought out unlocked garages and community centers. They devoured all that was left —everything growing in the fields and the fruit on the trees. Nothing remained that wasn't nailed down in all the land of California.

18 posted on 11/30/2012 3:35:31 PM PST by skeeter
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To: blam

Direct a storm toward us so we to can recieve federal monies


19 posted on 11/30/2012 3:41:08 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: blam

The article was going along good until of course THE NEW STUDY TYING IT INTO CLIMATE CHANGE. I guess CLIMATE CHANGE must have really started in 1861. I’ll have to email AL GORE and have him update his movie.


20 posted on 11/30/2012 3:44:12 PM PST by spawn44 (moo)
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To: Excellence

Sorry Excellence. I am sure you personally don’t deserve any of this. I am an Orange County girl and had my two oldest babies at St Joseph’s, married a marine that was at El Toro (since closed). Lived thru an El Nino or two, maybe an El Nina, I wasn’t paying attention. Those days were the days I remember when I think of Cali. That state wouldn’t want my conservative butt now.

That being said, God is in control.

I hope you are safe.


21 posted on 11/30/2012 3:51:05 PM PST by austinaero
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To: blam

California needs rain. In Southern California, we’ve experienced one of the worst droughts of my lifetime.


22 posted on 11/30/2012 3:52:17 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: GSP.FAN

Just looked at the latest weather map, and it looks like it’s already mostly gone past us, heading eastward. We still have a light drizzle here in Hollywood.


23 posted on 11/30/2012 3:55:34 PM PST by Cementjungle
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24 posted on 11/30/2012 3:58:14 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Fiji Hill

In La Jolla (San Diego) people are praying for rain. There are tons of Pelican, Cormorant, and seal crap piled on the rocks. You can smell it a mile away. The state environmental regulations prevent the city from hosing down the rocks.


25 posted on 11/30/2012 3:58:24 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: blam

Doesn’t Northern California have some lightly maintained levees that are always just about to break?


26 posted on 11/30/2012 4:00:47 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: blam

I love rain!


27 posted on 11/30/2012 4:01:18 PM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: bayliving

Or one of His angels. Certainly is an interesting visual pattern.


28 posted on 11/30/2012 4:15:38 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: montomike
Looks like Mammoth Mountain is in for one hell of a ride!

Already knee deep in snow in the Town of Mammoth Lakes so far today and it is just light snowfall. More on the way!

29 posted on 11/30/2012 4:18:56 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Excellence

The birds


30 posted on 11/30/2012 4:21:58 PM PST by wastedyears (I don't want to live on this planet anymore.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

“Doesn’t Northern California have some lightly maintained levees that are always just about to break?”

Yes

Don’t worry, they have been working like crazy to put up 20 foot walls on both sides of I-5. You’ll be able to drive right thru it.


31 posted on 11/30/2012 4:26:19 PM PST by Selene
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To: concerned about politics
Every weirdo movement we're being forced to clean up after today

Maynard was so cute and cuddly. What happened?

32 posted on 11/30/2012 4:27:06 PM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: skeeter

Too close to reality.


33 posted on 11/30/2012 4:27:40 PM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: austinaero

The high desert is so flat the water has nowhere to go and just piles up into the front door. I hope this bypasses us; I’m in no mood for this.
Take care.


34 posted on 11/30/2012 4:29:33 PM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: wastedyears
I don't want to live on this planet anymore

Right now, neither do I.

35 posted on 11/30/2012 4:33:27 PM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: blam

First thing Monday morning, the state legislature will vote to tax the rainfall.


36 posted on 11/30/2012 4:39:08 PM PST by wny
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To: blam

First thing Monday morning, the state legislature will vote to tax the rainfall.


37 posted on 11/30/2012 4:39:08 PM PST by wny
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To: Excellence
"I don't want to live on this planet anymore Right now, neither do I."

An ark is starting to look like a good idea! ;-)

38 posted on 11/30/2012 4:40:47 PM PST by Average Al
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To: Inyo-Mono

My in laws live in Placer County. They say the wind is scary.


39 posted on 11/30/2012 4:44:46 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: reagandemocrat

Every tiem I’ve been to SF in the last two decades the place has smelled like urine.

It could use a good scouring.


40 posted on 11/30/2012 4:48:36 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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It was pretty windy here earlier today, but it has died down a little. I’m worried about my brother, he has a Walnut ranch (as they call it there) in the Sacramento Valley.


41 posted on 11/30/2012 4:54:46 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: blam

History starts the day you were born as evidenced by the writer of the article. We still haven’t recovered from the 1,000 year flood of 1964 when entire towns were wiped out in Humboldt county...


42 posted on 11/30/2012 5:00:08 PM PST by tubebender (Evening news is where they begin with "Good Evening," and then proceed to tell you why it isn't.)
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To: spawn44
I guess CLIMATE CHANGE must have really started in 1861.

Climate change is real and it started billions of years before 1861. The lie is that humans cause it. The Left has done a propaganda job worthy of Orwell's Big Brother by morphing the brainless concept of anthropogenic global warming into the new code words Climate Change. Those two words now imply that humans -- specifically fossil fuel-using humans -- cause all climate catastrophes. Pure hogwash!

I studied college geology in the 1950s. I've read voluminously on the subject ever since and practice a profession that's an offspring of geology. I've never had the slightest doubt that the climate is in a constant state of change, sometimes catastrophic change. All you have to do is put those changes into the perspective of geological time.

I grew up hearing the phrase: "Everybody complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it." Apparently Algore and his evil brain trust decided they could politicize it and make fortunes while herding the ignorant American sheeple into the World Socialism pen at the U.N. Ranch.

43 posted on 11/30/2012 5:15:12 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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According to the Congressional Office, the coming deluge will create jobs by tranferring Federal Emergency Funds to the State of California. /s


44 posted on 11/30/2012 5:21:52 PM PST by SC_Pete
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I had family in Kali and Nevada in the 1850’s and 1860’s and none of the family lore mentions the weather.
45 posted on 11/30/2012 5:27:57 PM PST by Little Bill (A)
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To: blam

“Someday a real rain will come....”


46 posted on 11/30/2012 5:30:09 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Excellence
Just lovely.

That song from the 60s told me it never rained in California. :~))

Just kidding, but please stay safe. Mother Nature is a b***h.

47 posted on 11/30/2012 5:31:24 PM PST by Ditto
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To: dfwgator

Travis Bickel.


48 posted on 11/30/2012 5:32:28 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: blam
Well, checking AccuWeather, it looks like the worst of it here in the Central Valley will run from Saturday noon, or so, until Sunday evening -- for an expected rainfall total of approximately 2.3 inches.

Not too bad unless maybe you live in a semi-arid region where creek and river beds don't cut deeply because they don't have to handle lots of runoff every year -- as in the Central Valley. :-(

But we've seen worse and probably won't sweat it too much (unless that precip forecast increases by a factor of four or five).

After Sunday, AccuWeather is predicting a day or two of light rain, interspersed with two or three days of no rain all the way up until Christmas. Not that AccuWeather doesn't make mistakes. They make a lot of them, but not invariably. OTOH, all these end-of-the-world-storm-of-the-millenium tall tales the scaremongers regularly fling at the public, like so many big smelly cow pies, to frighten and panic it, are always, Always, ALWAYS TOTALLY WRONG!!! Invariably!

49 posted on 11/30/2012 5:40:58 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Cementjungle

Telling us the big one hits tomorrow night here in the Bay Area...We also have a light drizzle this evening..


50 posted on 11/30/2012 6:39:30 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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