The Origins of the Yellowstone Flooding and a June Gloom Forecast

“Several of the rivers in and around Yellowstone Park experienced record-breaking flows [last] week[.] … [T]here are two main elements behind the Yellowstone flooding:  (1) the melting of an extreme snowpack and (2) heavy localized rain.   And to make this happen in such an extreme way, a lot of moving pieces had to come together.”

Originally published here at the Cliff Mass Weather Blog on 17 June 2022.

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