Pineapple Express

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Pineapple Express | phenomenon | A meteorological event that sees an atmospheric river dumping crazy amounts of rain along our coasts. Not a strain of sativa or a pothead movie.

Usage: “Of course the Pineapple Express rolls into town on the one day I forget to bring my umbrella…”

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