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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by tomjasz » Jan 23, 2018 3:29 pm

0.3 inches of ice with 1" od snow on top. Treacherous. 47F in MN Friday next! WTF?
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by amberwolf » Jan 24, 2018 1:54 am

been getting *just* down to freezing by dawn the last couple days, with highs of first mid-50s, then mid-60s, and today was just over 71F high (the low will probably still be near or at freezing).

Isn't getting cold enough long enough to even frost the ground, though, much less freeze the dogs' water dish crusty or anything.

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Jan 25, 2018 8:17 pm

La Niña Rain Gage
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**** :evil:

Most of the rain stayed to the North, we just got a few small dark clouds.
https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?pro ... x&loop=yes
And:
https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?pro ... x&loop=yes

Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada Range about to get hammered:
https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/pacsouthwest_loop.php

Cool today and tonight, warming trend through the weekend. :D
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Jan 25, 2018 9:25 pm

0.4 inches here. They say that's it for the rest of month. At least it's still above freezing at night.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Jan 27, 2018 11:12 pm

With the warmth comes the wind. Gusts as high as 45mph forecast for Sunday night, along with red flag fire warnings for the next couple of days. :evil:
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Jan 28, 2018 11:42 pm

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/nepac/h5-loop-ft.html
Impressive looking pineapple plume of moisture. That is until you click the box NWS Fronts which reveals the blocking area of high pressure whifh is keeping SoCali warm and dry this week. :evil:
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Jan 30, 2018 9:09 pm

The good news: 80°f all week. :) The bad news: no rain for the period. :evil:
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Calm wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Jan 31, 2018 12:37 am

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/nepac/h5-loop-ft.html :?
Lows to the Northwest, West, Southwest, and South. Moisture from the North Pacific, combining with pineapple and pitaya streams. Tequila moisture to the South and Southeast. WE GET NOTHIN', NADA, ZIP! :twisted:
Oops, we did get record highs.
https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/sgx/display_pr ... GX&pil=RER :oops:
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 02, 2018 1:01 am

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/nepac/h5-loop-wv.html
Dry air like a giant blow dryer lingers over SoCali. La Evapodoria strikes again. :twisted:
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Feb 02, 2018 8:57 am

It's almost summer-like here with highs in the low 70s. I see it's in the 80s down south. Not bad for February. But we really need some rain.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by 2old » Feb 02, 2018 11:37 am

You're right about socal; it was 80ish yesterday with more of the same for the foreseeable future and no precipitation in sight. Drought-time.

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by amberwolf » Feb 02, 2018 12:56 pm

This time last year it was soggy and cold; I had to clear out a shed to do the SB Cruiser woodwork, and Kirin laid out in the rain waiting for me to be done with various stages of work, on my time-off-work then.

I'll have another week off this coming week, this year, and it's expected to be 80-85F going up from today thru Wed (end of forecast), so probably keep going up after that.

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by tomjasz » Feb 03, 2018 2:19 am

Snow all gone where the sun hits. 40f Tues, below zero tonight. Below zero with no snow cover can drop the frost line below 6 feet and freeze water service.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by amberwolf » Feb 03, 2018 2:58 am

Around here, you're lucky if supply pipes to the house from the street are even a foot below ground, but here in the valley you don't generally get freezing temperatures long enough to worry about that (especially in recent years).

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 08, 2018 4:45 am

20 % chance of rrrrrrrrain Tuesday. Mid to upper 80s tomorrow. :oops:
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 08, 2018 7:07 pm

87°f for the high temperature today, but stays nice and cool in the house so it doesn't feel like it. Chance of rain on Tuesday is now up to 33%. Satellite view shows a wide expanse of pineapple-fed moisture over the Pacific Ocean. Last year we had over 15 inches by this time, this year less than one inch. :x
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by fechter » Feb 08, 2018 7:53 pm

74F here today. No rain in the forecast for at least a week. Normally February is the wettest month, but not this year.
I might have to start watering plants in the yard. All kinds of flowers are blooming and the pollen is getting thick in the air.
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Post by fechter » Feb 10, 2018 12:42 pm

79F yesterday. Broke the record for the date. Summer in February.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 10, 2018 1:55 pm

Much cooler today. Put away the water hose. :mrgreen:
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by 2old » Feb 10, 2018 2:35 pm

In OC, "some chance" goes to "no chance" really quickly.

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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 10, 2018 9:19 pm

Spotted some verga to the west before dusk. :|
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by amberwolf » Feb 10, 2018 11:47 pm

I had to water some stuff this week, as the forecast when I started was for a dry next week (and probably after that). Of course by the time I finished slow-watering the stuff that needed it, the forecast had changed to show likely rain by Thursday next week. As of just now, it's changed to show possible rain by Monday (10% chance) increasing thru Thursday to 40% then decreasing to 20% by Saturday.


But at least I had nice weather (if a bit warmer than perfect) for my week off of work, so I got a lot of work done outside, cleaning out my sheds of all the stuff i ain't used or seen in years, to turn them into workshops for various things, and store teh bits and bobs I do use infrequently.

Of course...the delay in my time off means that the bulk trash pickup (most of what i have isn't allowed in the recycle bin) started in our area *just* before I had anything to put out, so now all the unkept stuff will have to sit out in the yard by the alley until the end of April. :roll: (at least, all the stuff taht can't be put in the trash bin or recycle bin, since nothing I've got would be wanted by anyone else--I have it *because* no one else wanted it).
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 11, 2018 12:57 am

https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/pacsouthwest_loop.php
Rain over the Chocolate Mountains east of the Imperial Valley.
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 13, 2018 12:46 am

La Niña Rain Gage
Nothin'/Skunked-Foggy Doggy-Play Misty-Drizzle Corn-Light Showers-Steady Soaker-Bands/Sheets-Cats & Dogs
************************************************************ :)
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Re: la Nina rears her ugly head

Post by The fingers » Feb 13, 2018 1:35 pm

.RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE
STATION PRECIP(IN) ELEVATION(FT)
HEMET VALLE VISTA 0.11 2050
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