Mother Nature To Drop A ‘Bombogenesis’ On California Friday Night

Mother Nature To Drop A ‘Bombogenesis’ On California Friday Night
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Mother Nature is about to drop another weather bomb on California. 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. “It’s basically the developmental stages of a cyclone,” said Bob Benjamin, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Monterey. “Because it rapidly develops over such a short period of time, it’s fairly intense. And when you get the intense deeper low, you get stronger …

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