Bill Patzert

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Oceanographer at the Jet Propulsion Labratory in La Canada-Flintridge, California

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Forecasters are predicting a good chance of rain through the weekend and later next week.

Rain is in the forecast, but SoCal still has drought problems

Forecasters are predicting a good chance of rain through the weekend and later next week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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 Wildfires have been burning around Southern California for a week. Most are under control, but the Thomas Fire spread up the coast to Santa Barbara County…

Climate expert says the conditions are supersized, causing apocalyptic fires

Photo by Dave Malkoff Wildfires have been burning around Southern California for a week. Most are under control, but the Thomas Fire spread up the coast to Santa Barbara County…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

San Francisco temperatures reached 106 degrees. There’s a so-called micro burst of cold air in Santa Barbara and LA saw its largest fire ever -- fanned by furnace-like temperatures.

What's up with California's crazy weather?

San Francisco temperatures reached 106 degrees. There’s a so-called micro burst of cold air in Santa Barbara and LA saw its largest fire ever -- fanned by furnace-like temperatures.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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