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Outside with Charlie: Less rain needed

By From page A11 | December 07, 2012

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Just when it looked like a never-ending season of snow, the pineapple express shows up. Lots of moisture coming out of the pacific straight from Hawaii, which when translated means “warm,” meeting up with the low pressure that pushes it onshore. The result is rain, lots of it. The other result is high snow levels. It’s the sort of weather pattern that drives skiers and boarders bonkers.

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