Latest SF Bay Area Weather
Despite California’s lingering drought, parts of Southern California all the way north to Monterey county received more than an inch of rain this past weekend, which is more than ten times what is normal for the entire month.
In my weekly search to highlight either great local music, or an undiscovered Bay Area city (or perhaps both) I found myself jumping in my car with “top down” heading North out of San Francisco. I checked out the newly remolded Doyle Drive, it’s “S” curve, the spanking new tunnel and the new approach to the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge. Nice!
It’s going to a very mild start to Monday and pan out to be unseasonably warm to downright hot.
Three Bay Area cities saw record high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Lightning strikes have wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing an airliner carrying 159 passengers to make an emergency landing at LAX, as well as the closure of about 70 miles of beaches.
A hurricane, typhoon and cyclone are all the same weather phenomenon, they just have different names depending on their location across the world. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. When the same type of storm is in the Northwest Pacific it is called a “typhoon”. A “cyclone” is located in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
High pressure continues to build into the Bay Area as the air mass begins to warm up.
Scientists say Californians may be in for one of the wettest winters in years due to a powerful El Nino event, but areas scorched by wildfires will be especially vulnerable to mudslides and flooding.
Well, since it’s Friday, let’s look at some fun (and totally useless) fun weather facts!