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    Jim Byrne KCOY Weatherman: California Storm to Bring Lots of Snow

    Be informed about the weekend snowstorm with Jim Byrne. The former KCOY Weatherman is a recognized expert on scientific and environmental issues. Residents of California are advised to stay tuned for one of the most potent snowstorms in months that can benefit the mountain range of the Sierra Nevada. Jim Byrne, a former KCOY Weatherman, shares this is good news for drought-stricken California. The arid conditions of the state have not improved by much in the last ten years, and this upcoming snowstorm will absolutely help the Sierra Nevada’s thinning snowpack. California Water Supply The snowmelt from the Sierra Nevada mountain range is what replenishes California’s reservoirs, supplying as much…

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    Jim Byrne KCOY Weatherman: California Drought

    Read about California’s dry spell from Jim Byrne. The former KCOY Weatherman has more than twenty years of scientific and engineering experience applied to the meteorological industry as an on-air meteorologist. A storm system coming this weekend is expected to help alleviate the abnormally dry conditions in California. Central and Southern California is hit by the worst of the drought, still experiencing severe dry conditions. In the last decade, locals have been the first to talk about the state’s historically arid conditions. While recent months have seen some rain showers, particularly in the northern half of the state, Jim Byrne, a former KCOY Weatherman, says that California is still battling…

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    Jim Byrne KCOY Weatherman: Drought Information and Updates

    Get the latest drought information from Jim Byrne. The former KCOY Weatherman is a meteorologist with ten years of scientific expertise as a geotechnical/environmental technician. Below is the latest data gathered by Calclim, a joint effort between the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Western Regional Climate Center, and sponsored by the California Energy Commission. California Drought Monitor According to Calclim, their Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. Jim Byrne, a former KCOY Weatherman, reminds that local conditions will still vary. West California – Experiencing severe drought conditions Central California – Experiencing moderate to abnormally dry drought conditions Silicon Valley to North California – Both are experiencing abnormally dry drought…

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    Jim Byrne KCOY Weatherman: El Niño Southern Oscillation Diagnostic Discussion March 2018

    Read the latest ENSO report by the NCEP with Jim Byrne. The former KCOY Weatherman is into golf and cares about education, environment, and science and technology. In the latest weather report prepared by the Climate Prediction Center of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, equatorial sea surface temperatures, (SSTs) have been found to be below average across the central and eastern Pacific Ocean. Jim Byrne, a former KCOY Weatherman, explains this is the backdrop from which the NCEP has announced that La Niña conditions are present. El Niño and La Niña Based on the study of the NCEP, most of the equatorial Pacific has been experiencing near-to above average…