Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 17, 2017

Word Of The Day: Bombogenesis

A rapidly intensifying storm, which meteorologists describe with the fancy term “bombogenesis,” is developing in the Pacific and forecast to hit the state Friday night.

The process of bombogenesis occurs when a low pressure storm system intensifies rapidly, or “bombs out.” To qualify, the minimum central air pressure must drop 24 millibars in 24 hours.

The LA Times reports

Southwest California is expected to get drenched Friday with the strongest storm it has seen in several years. “The after

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