Satellites are watching as the atmospheric river continues to drench California

More rain is on its way to an already drenched California as forecasters observe two new “atmospheric rivers” forming over the Pacific Ocean on their way to send massive amounts of tropical moisture to the usually dry and sunny state.

After one superstorm dumped over 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) of rain in some coastal regions of California on Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 4 and 5), which triggered flooding and caused widespread power outages. California has only had a brief respite.

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