National Weather Service
If 2015 was the year El Nino conditions never came, 2016 may be the year California’s long-awaited wet weather pattern finally arrives.
The National Weather Service tweeted pictures of funnel clouds over South Sacramento, Tuesday afternoon.
The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center describes this as a “weak, weird and late” version of El Niño, and not many places are expected to feel its effects.
Those balmy temperatures people were enjoying in cities around the Bay Area Saturday, broke quite a few records.
A high surf advisory has been issued for the coast stretching from Sonoma County to Big Sur through early Sunday morning.
A freak wind gust spinning through the narrow canyon where the Rose Bowl sits was caught on camera as people fled from the vendors’ pop-up canopies as they were whipped by what felt like a “tornado.”
As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service
According to FlightAware.com, some 319 flights had been delayed, and another 102 cancelled.
The Bay Area is experiencing the coldest weather of the season, and there is more on the way. A cold air mass is bringing freezes and frosts to the entire state, and damaging winds to Southern California, as well.
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory Saturday for parts of the Bay Area.