A 'Megaflood' of 100 Inches

A mention of California usually conjures up images of wildfires and droughts 

A month-long storm that dumps 30 inches of rain on San Francisco and up to 100 inches of rain or snowmelt...

In this case, some parts of the Sierra Nevada could get 25 to 34 feet of snow, and most of California’s major highways...

Swain is working with emergency response workers and the National Weather Service to explain that the question...

It already happened in 1862, and it probably happened about five times a millennium before that,” he said.

Scientists who looked at sediment layers along the coast to figure out how often megafloods happened were used as a basis...

They found proof that there was a lot of freshwater runoff, which carried soil and rocks out to sea.

These layers of stuff were buried for a long time by sand. The depth of the layers and the size of the pebbles...

On the west coast, there are usually atmospheric rivers or streams of moisture-rich air in the middle of the atmosphere...

An independent study that was published in Scientific Reports on Friday found that climate change caused by humans...