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Snow In California

This winter 2023 multiple rounds of intense snowfall coupled with strong winds hit parts of southern California. The National Weather Service of San Diego issues a blizzard warning via twitter, stating that it was already in effect in the San Bernardino County Mountains.

Even during winter months, freezing temperatures and snowfall are typically quite rare in California. So what’s special about this winter of 2023?…

Precipitation and the Water Cycle

rain precipitation falling on umbrella

Precipitation, evaporation, condensation, and transpiration, are all aspects of water cycle, which is the continuous movement of water around Earth, above, below and on the ground.

During the water cycle, liquid water is converted to a gaseous state via evaporation, transpiration from plants, or the sublimation of ice. If gaseous water molecules accumulate on the surfaces of larger dust or smoke particles, they can form clouds of various types…


woman looking at humid mountain range

Humidity is the concentration of water vapor present in the air or atmosphere. Water vapor is just water in a gaseous state, which is produced by evaporation, transpiration from plants and the sublimation of ice.

Humid weather can feel hot, muggy, wet, smoggy, or steamy. This is because water vapor is a greenhouse gas, meaning that heat radiated from Earth’s surface is absorbed by water vapor molecules in the lower atmosphere…

Trends In Weather Volatility

US map weather forecast

What’s the Temperature Tomorrow? Increasing Trends in Extreme Volatility of Daily Maximum Temperature in Central and Eastern United States (1950–2019)“, is an analysis that focuses on the behavior of daily maximum temperature volatility in the United States…

Reduced Water In the Fertile Crescent Rivers

A paper titled, “The Impact of Climate Change on the Euphrates-Tigris Basin and Political Dynamics in the Region“, maintains that warmer temperatures in and around the rivers will decrease winter precipitation and snowpack…

Renewable Sources of Energy

solar panels in field

Sunlight, wind, geothermal, and hydropower sources are virtually inexhaustible; we will never deplete the global supply. Furthermore, these four energies have fewer related greenhouse gas emissions than traditional fossil fuels…


Authored by daVarius Robinson