Updated Jan 11, 2023 - Science
In photos: "Potent" atmospheric river causes damage across California
An "endless onslaught of potent" extreme weather systems with atmospheric rivers are pummelling California with heavy rainfall, powerful winds and staggeringly high mountain snowfalls, per the National Weather Service.
The big picture: The latest and most extreme atmospheric river to hit the state since the bombardement began late last month has forced thousands of Californians to evacuate as it caused mudslides and widespread flooding and left tens of thousands without power following the deadly storms.
Flashback... In photos: Storm slams California with hurricane-force winds, heavy rains
Editor's note: This article has been updated with more photos.