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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Oct 21 2021 12:39am

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Oct 21 2021 11:07am

Detailed Forecast
Today
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Oct 21 2021 12:35pm

2.1" since yesterday here. Off to a good start. The atmospheric river event is still coming this weekend.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by nicobie » Oct 21 2021 6:29pm

You are lucky!

Here in the Santa Barbara area @4:30 we are at Zero moisture so far. :(
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Oct 22 2021 8:55am

And more is coming...
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Oct 22 2021 1:04pm

Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%. :)
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Oct 23 2021 11:22am

La Niña Rain Gage
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Oct 24 2021 12:04pm

4.5" overnight and it's still coming down pretty hard. Season total so far: 7.2" (since last week). Now the wind is blowing pretty hard and the rain is coming down sideways. Not a good day for bike riding. At least my cars got washed off. Forecast still indicates up to 3 more inches, so this one storm system might outdo all of last season. The places where it burned are likely to see debris flows.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Oct 24 2021 7:31pm

Sure enough, 3.2" more as of evening, but still coming down. 8" since yesterday. Already have more than all of last year.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by ZeroEm » Oct 24 2021 10:01pm

Hear the snow up in the mountains is piling up too.

It's like here we need a gentle rain. Don't seem to happen anymore it dry or a flooding event. The water does not get time to sink in the ground it runs off.
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Sure enough, 3.2" more as of evening, but still coming down. 8" since yesterday. Already have more than all of last year.
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Post by The fingers » Oct 25 2021 9:28am

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Oct 26 2021 12:44am

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Nov 08 2021 9:20am

Another system moving in tonight. Rainfall estimates seem to keep changing, so I'll have to see what the rain gauge says when it's done. Looking for something over 1", which is good. They've been really getting it in Vancouver.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Nov 08 2021 11:57am

Detailed Forecast
Today
Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 49. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 56.
Veterans Day
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Nice weather but no rain. :(
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Post by The fingers » Nov 08 2021 6:09pm

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Nov 09 2021 11:28pm

1.8" here overnight. Not bad, especially for this time of year. Total 14.6" for the season. Bike trails should be pretty nice now other than the ruts that washed out from the big storm last week.
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Post by The fingers » Nov 15 2021 12:58pm

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by amberwolf » Nov 19 2021 1:25am

fechter wrote:
Nov 08 2021 9:20am
Another system moving in tonight. Rainfall estimates seem to keep changing, so I'll have to see what the rain gauge says when it's done. Looking for something over 1", which is good. They've been really getting it in Vancouver.

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Dunno if it was the same storm system, but it looks like the flooding took out the big bridges and may have cut that area off for heavy traffic (cargo, etc).
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Dec 03 2021 1:55pm

Detailed Forecast
Today
Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
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Post by fechter » Dec 03 2021 6:39pm

We sure need more rain here. Nothing since the big storm a few weeks ago. I went riding and the soil conditions were great. Not muddy and not dusty. The air quality wasn’t so great though. Seems everyone was burning wood for the holidays. Still made for an interesting picture.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by neptronix » Dec 03 2021 7:41pm

Freakin' gross out here in Utah with the air turning various shades of gray/tan from dust and pollution.

It has been dry as a bone this year. Almost no snow on the mountains at the moment in SLC. Ski industry sweating bullets.

A glance at the arctic sea ice tracker shows that it didn't give up much of it's ice vs previous years:
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I don't know about for you folks but the summer here was hot and dry and felt like it went on forever. I think the northern hemisphere kind of missed the swamp cooler effect of the arctic sea ice this year.
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Post by The fingers » Dec 03 2021 10:31pm

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La Niña Rain Gage
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Dec 04 2021 1:24am

And now a blizzard warning for Hawaii?
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Event: Blizzard Warning
Alert:

...BLIZZARD WARNING FOR THE BIG ISLAND SUMMITS...

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations
of up to 12 inches or more. Winds gusting over 100 mph.

* WHERE...Big Island Summits.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM HST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.
Blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility at times,
with periods of zero visibility. See the High Wind Warning
that is also in effect.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strong winds will likely cause
significant drifting of snow.

Instructions: Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.
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Post by The fingers » Dec 04 2021 8:48pm

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Dec 05 2021 2:53am

Thursday
A chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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