The record-breaking bomb cyclone that barreled into the West Coast with the force of a hurricane over the weekend is just the latest example this year of extreme weather that scientists are linking to climate change. As the deluge of rain accompanying the “atmospheric river” that took aim at central California unfolded, UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain, who studies weather patterns and their relationship to rising global temperatures, made clear that the whiplash of years of extreme drought being broken by an unprecedented rain event was, in fact, predicted.
By David Knowles. Yahoo News. October 25, 2021.