Fresno Bee Newspaper special anniversary inserts:
Fresno Bee and Clovis Independent news stories on the big storms of late 1990’s:
Pineapple Express storms of the winter of 1996/1997Here is a selection of Fresno Bee news stories from January of 1997 that covered the devastating, statewide impact of the series of severe storms that hit California in late December, 1996 and early January, 1997.
El Niño storms of the winter of 1997/1998Below is a selection of Fresno Bee and Clovis Independent news stories from January and February, 1998, that cover the last big El Niño weather pattern, during the winter of 1997/1998, and its effects on Fresno, the Central San Joaquin Valley, and California.
Other interesting archive resources:
U.S. Geological Survey’s report ‘Floods in Northern California, January, 1997‘
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center report ‘The El Nino winter of ’97’-98‘