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John E. Janowiak, Peter Bauer, Wanqiu Wang, Phillip A. Arkin, and Jon Gottschalck

; Kessler and Kleeman 2000 ; Zhang and Gottschalck 2002 ). MJO events can contribute to very heavy precipitation over the Pacific Coast of the United States during wintertime ( Higgins et al. 2000 ) via “atmospheric rivers” ( Ralph et al. 2006 ), also known colloquially as “Pineapple Express” events, in which elongated bands of tropical moisture stream from the Hawaiian Island region toward the U.S. West Coast and result in flooding situations that may last a week or more. Furthermore, MJO can modulate

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