The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore in the overnight hours Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened.
With California in desperate need for a wet winter to relieve the state’s drought, scientists with the National Weather Service said that the chance of an El Nino to develop later this year is less likely.
Showers Wednesday morning have moved on, and the Bay Area is now looking at a warmup, back to seasonal temperatures across the Bay Area.
The monsoonal flow has stuck around the Bay Area longer than expected, bringing more wet weather than is normally seen at this time of year.
The Bay Area could see some more wet weather late Monday and Tuesday as a monsoonal flow returns to the region.
Monsoonal moisture from the south will bring an increased chance of isolated thunderstorms in the Bay Area Monday.
After some of the driest years on record in California, El Nino conditions are likely to return this upcoming winter. It is unclear if the amount of rain will be enough to help the state emerge from the drought.
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Cash registers in the Central Valley are seeing less activity these days because there’s less water. The state’s record drought is impacting farm towns in California’s Central Valley in a major way.
Drought-stricken California residents, faced with water cuts and a summer of extreme fire danger, could be seeing some relief by the end of the year, according to a report by climate scientists.
The Bay Area will likely see a big change in the weather, with some much-needed precipitation headed our way.