December 2014 North American storm complex

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The December 2014 North American storm complex was a powerful winter storm (referred to by some as California's "Storm of the Decade" ) that impacted the West Coast of the United States, beginning on the night of December 10, 2014, resulting in snow, wind, and flood watches.wikipedia
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Fueled by the Pineapple Express, an atmospheric river originating in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands, the storm was the strongest to affect California since January 2010.
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Tornadoes of 2014

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Tornadoes of 2014
On December 12, 2014, a small EF0 tornado hit South Los Angeles, the first one to strike in the city in a decade, during a powerful storm complex.

November 13–21, 2014 North American winter storm

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November 13–21, 2014 North American winter storm
December 2014 North American storm complex

Winter storm

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The December 2014 North American storm complex was a powerful winter storm (referred to by some as California's "Storm of the Decade" ) that impacted the West Coast of the United States, beginning on the night of December 10, 2014, resulting in snow, wind, and flood watches.

West Coast of the United States

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The December 2014 North American storm complex was a powerful winter storm (referred to by some as California's "Storm of the Decade" ) that impacted the West Coast of the United States, beginning on the night of December 10, 2014, resulting in snow, wind, and flood watches.

Heavy snow warning

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The December 2014 North American storm complex was a powerful winter storm (referred to by some as California's "Storm of the Decade" ) that impacted the West Coast of the United States, beginning on the night of December 10, 2014, resulting in snow, wind, and flood watches.

Gale watch

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The December 2014 North American storm complex was a powerful winter storm (referred to by some as California's "Storm of the Decade" ) that impacted the West Coast of the United States, beginning on the night of December 10, 2014, resulting in snow, wind, and flood watches.

Flood alert

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The December 2014 North American storm complex was a powerful winter storm (referred to by some as California's "Storm of the Decade" ) that impacted the West Coast of the United States, beginning on the night of December 10, 2014, resulting in snow, wind, and flood watches.

Atmospheric river

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Fueled by the Pineapple Express, an atmospheric river originating in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands, the storm was the strongest to affect California since January 2010.

Pacific Ocean

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Fueled by the Pineapple Express, an atmospheric river originating in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands, the storm was the strongest to affect California since January 2010.

Hawaiian Islands

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Fueled by the Pineapple Express, an atmospheric river originating in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands, the storm was the strongest to affect California since January 2010.

California

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Fueled by the Pineapple Express, an atmospheric river originating in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands, the storm was the strongest to affect California since January 2010.

Global storm activity of 2010

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Fueled by the Pineapple Express, an atmospheric river originating in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands, the storm was the strongest to affect California since January 2010.

National Weather Service

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The National Weather Service classified the storm as a significant threat, and issued 15 warnings and advisories, including a Blizzard Warning for the Northern Sierra Nevada (the first issued in California since January 2008).

Blizzard Warning

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The National Weather Service classified the storm as a significant threat, and issued 15 warnings and advisories, including a Blizzard Warning for the Northern Sierra Nevada (the first issued in California since January 2008).

Sierra Nevada (U.S.)

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The National Weather Service classified the storm as a significant threat, and issued 15 warnings and advisories, including a Blizzard Warning for the Northern Sierra Nevada (the first issued in California since January 2008).

Midway Atoll

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Late on November 30, 2014, a weak extratropical disturbance developed at the southern end of a cold front, to the northwest of Midway Island, near the International Date Line.

International Date Line

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Late on November 30, 2014, a weak extratropical disturbance developed at the southern end of a cold front, to the northwest of Midway Island, near the International Date Line.

Aleutian Low

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On December 2, the storm system weakened, as it interacted with a much more powerful Aleutian low over the Gulf of Alaska, which steered the system into the northeast Pacific.

Gulf of Alaska

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On December 2, the storm system weakened, as it interacted with a much more powerful Aleutian low over the Gulf of Alaska, which steered the system into the northeast Pacific.