Increased local thunderstorm activity was predicted

Here’s another massive supercell image from yesterday over Lassen.
Redding CA area thunderstorm supercell
It seems to me we’ve had a notable increase in the quantity and size of local thunderstorms. I have no scientific basis for my observation. It just seems to be the case.
Redding CA area thunderstorm supercell
Science predicts a measurable increase of water vapor in the atmosphere per every degree of climate warming, and so an increase in thunderstorm activity would naturally follow. Here’s a Science Daily article from 2007 predicting localized thunderstorm increases. Whether or not you choose to believe the science predicting global climate warming, you might want to get ready for more frequent and violent thunderstorms around here. Evidently.

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