California Rainstorm Could Flood Where Recent Wildfires Burned By Ezra David Romero • Jan 16, 2019 ShareTweetEmail Credit guardianlv.com A serious storm that forecasters say could flood burn scars and drop a lot of rain and snow is about to pummel California. Capital Public Radio’s Ezra David Romero explains. Listen Listening... / 0:52 KVCR's Rick Dulock introduces report from Cap Radio's Ezra David Romero. Tags: stormCalifornia weatherfloodingsnowInland Empire weatherShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Are Bringing Rain And Snow To California By editor • Jan 6, 2017 California is getting some wet weather this week, and it’s all because of a phenomenon called Atmospheric Rivers — long, relatively narrow regions in the atmosphere that transport water vapor, which is then released as rain or snow.