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post Apr 23 2018, 08:25 PM
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...warm conditions are expected...a little sub-tropical streamer of high clouds has drifted over the area...
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...the WV loop makes it look impressive...high clouds with not much 'lift' to work with should only 'cool' us off.OPC 48hr:
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...the above shows 'our' ridge building in again...interestingly the main 'high' is still shifted to the west...does this mean that another late season storm ma sneak down the coastline in the next week or so...? unsure.gif


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post Apr 24 2018, 05:58 PM
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...with our high pressure still stationed in an unusual position...our little 'warm' front has now formed a 'low' offshore...with no real barrier forming this little 'entity' could cause showers along coast in NorCal/OR this weekend... huh.gif
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...this storm formation in the 'eddy' of previous frontal activity seems be an ongoing 'cycle'...
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...by the weekend another strong low develops north of the Hawaiian Islands...will any steering bring it closer?


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post Apr 27 2018, 07:53 PM
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...puffy clouds with no real threat of rain today...wrap around showers possible far Northern California/Oregon
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...maybe something later into next week?

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post May 3 2018, 08:30 PM
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...FOG!...May Gray has arrived just in time... dry.gif

cool and foggy at the coast with inland push of fog and overcast in the overnight...50's coast, 60's near the Bay, and 70's to low 80's inland...a typical SF Bay Area forecast in June and early July...
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...a tropical band of moisture is trying to be drawn into the mix...it is not in phase with any lift yet...the 48hr OPC forecast shows this energy being drawn into a'cut-off' low that will form off the California coast by Saturday...this should stick around until a surge of energy moving to the north should pick-up this 'storm and drag to the far northern part of our area...no predictions of rain (in May) are imminent...a front to our north may be arriving next week and cool us down again...
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...see you later if any 'weather' arrives...for now the California weather forecasters go on 'Auto-Pilot'

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post May 7 2018, 06:28 PM
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...big ridge over California coast...with 'cut-off' energy to our west...still we see 'cycling' lows forming strong storms into the Aleutians/GOA and the high pressure just seems to expand in response... dry.gif
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...Spring has 'sprung' in California...and rain may stay away for quite awhile... huh.gif

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post May 16 2018, 07:50 PM
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...Spring is here...and it is more like a 'summer' pattern...fog with storm fronts moving by to the north...
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...a low pressure system is sitting up to our northeast spinning thundershowers and cloudy weather into the Central Valley and into the Sierras...this should slowly slide east...leaving onshore winds with fog the main player for now...one caveat is that our 'high pressure' systems offshore still are behaving oddly...in that they seem to want to be further west than normal, with a west-east orientation...so instead of 'blocking' storms...they are allowing cool air to filter down the California coast...and may let some forms of cloudiness and perhaps rain slide along our coast...the rain that southern California got on Sunday was an oddity...
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...the OPC chart shows the 'unusual' orientation of our offshore high...this has been an ongoing 'pattern' the last several years...and IMHO is a result of the change in atmospheric patterns that have contributed to our weather being a little less predictable...with shorter duration of 'blocking' setting up directly over the State...could this be a product of ENSO combined with oceanic patterns that are a little different than we have seen in the 21st century?...let's leave the conjecture about 'causes' to the future for analysis...right now the main thing is that the 'patterns' of weather have changed to a place that is not as familiar as we once thought


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