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  • 2012 'Mayan' EOTW&StormWatch Thread - Merry CHRISTmas & HaPPy Holiday! Bundle Up&Be Safe Out There!

    12/21/2012 10:06:30 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies
    Just a waste of bandwidth for some but Hey,, if you're stuck in a airport,, let us know how your holiday is going. Looks like the West Coast is about to get hammered again. Sizeable delays back to the blizzarding Midwest and beyond exist. Can the Christmas Holiday Season get any hairier for those traveling? Cjeck out what is spinning up off the West Coast and now pushing inland, a set of 3 more storms , time to batten the hatches, load the wood bins, and walk the dogs,. There's gonna be a lot more snow in the mountains in...
  • California StormWatch thread: December 1st thru ? , 2012 (Phase #3 or is it #4 approaches)

    12/01/2012 1:12:36 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies
    Wunderground.com ^ | 12/1/12 | Severe Weather -Wunderground.com
    Whip out your web site links and get ready for Phase #3 or is it #4 as it comes ashore, the hills are soggy.. the sandbags are ready.. Twenty days out from the Mayan calendar scenario.. got life jackets?
  • CA: SoCal Flash Flood Warch for areas in Southern California

    03/20/2011 4:57:31 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 27 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Sunday march 20, 3:00 pm | NWS
    FLASH FLOOD WATCH in effect until Monday, Mar 21, 6:00 AM ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE AND SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.* FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS... SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE AND SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.* RAINFALL TODAY...POSSIBLY BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES...
  • Socal: FLASH FLOOD WATCH--- & High Wind

    02/25/2011 2:50:52 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 51 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Feb 25, 2011 | NWS
    In effect until Saturday, Feb 26, 12:00 PM..FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS AND SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE.* FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING* A COLD PACIFIC STORM WILL BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED WITH THE COLD FRONT PASSAGE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. WITH THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE...THREE HOURLY RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD RANGE FROM ONE HALF TO ONE...
  • socal; FLASH FLOOD WATCH -- in effect until Saturday, Feb 19, 4:00 PM

    02/18/2011 1:53:04 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 29 replies
    Accuweather ^ | FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2011 | NWS
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON......FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE...SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS AND SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.* FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.* WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE TODAY AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY. VERY STRONG LOW LEVEL FLOW...
  • CA: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT - in effect until Friday, Feb 18, 6:00 AM

    02/17/2011 12:40:49 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Feb 17, 2011 | NWS
    ..ANOTHER STORM WILL ARRIVE LATE FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY...AN UPPER LOW APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL BRING RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY. PRECIPITATION COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES. SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY. LOCAL STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS.ESTIMATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE 1 TO 1.50 INCHES COASTS AND VALLEYS WITH 1.50 TO 3.50 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. THERE SHOULD BE ABOUT 0.40 TO 0.85 INCH IN THE HIGH DESERTS AND 0.25 TO 0.50 INCH IN THE LOW DESERTS. THERE COULD BE ISOLATED LARGER...
  • HIGH WIND WARNING for Southern California....full-fledged blizzard from Oklahoma to Illinois

    02/01/2011 1:15:28 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 41 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Tues Feb 1, 2011 | NWS
    Weather Advisories, Watches & Warnings HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON PST THURSDAY...A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON PST THURSDAY.* TIMING: TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. WINDS INCREASING LATE TONIGHT AND STRONGEST WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF STRONGER WIND GUSTS WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING.* WINDS: WINDS NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH THROUGH AND BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS AND NEAR THE FOOTHILLS. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 85 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS: THE STRONG...
  • California Weather Troubles This Weekend (Santa Ana winds in Southern California )

    01/22/2011 6:29:48 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 48 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Jan 22, 2011; 1:49 PM ET | By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologis
    An area of high pressure that typically promotes calm weather will actually spell trouble for parts of California the rest of this weekend. The high will be the culprit behind dense fog returning to the state's Central Valley, as well as another Santa Ana wind event over Southern California.Both dangers will develop tonight and persist into Sunday, especially the first part of the day.The winds will gust between 45 and 65 mph with those highest gusts set to be recorded in the mountains.As is typical during any Santa Ana wind event, the strongest winds will howl across the mountains and...
  • Scientists warn California could be struck by winter ‘superstorm’

    01/18/2011 12:34:12 PM PST · by americanophile · 38 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | By Liz Goodwin
    A group of more than 100 scientists and experts say in a new report that California faces the risk of a massive "superstorm" that could flood a quarter of the state's homes and cause $300 billion to $400 billion in damage. Researchers point out that the potential scale of destruction in this storm scenario is four or five times the amount of damage that could be wrought by a major earthquake. It sounds like the plot of an apocalyptic action movie, but scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey warned federal and state emergency officials that California's geological history shows such...
  • CA: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ( Jan 1 2011) - in effect until Sunday, Jan 2, 3:45 AM

    01/01/2011 10:57:49 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 21 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Jan1, 2011 | NWS
    ...RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW POSSIBLE FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA LATE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LATE SUNDAY AND LINGER THROUGH TUESDAY. MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL ON MONDAY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY.THIS SYSTEM DOES NOT HAVE THE SAME LEVELS OF MOISTURE THAT WE HAVE SEEN WITH RECENT STORMS. RAINFALL TOTALS WILL VARY BETWEEN LOCATIONS...BUT WILL RANGE FROM ABOUT ONE HALF INCH TO ONE INCH WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS...WITH LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS ON THE COASTAL SLOPES OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS. THE LOWER DESERTS WILL LIKELY GET A...
  • Hail, thunderstorms, powerful winds expected as new storm moves into L.A. Tuesday evening

    12/21/2010 11:41:08 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 69 replies · 2+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 12/21/10 | Robert J. Lopez and Hector Becerra
    Southern California was bracing for another powerful storm front Tuesday evening as a sixth straight day of rain brought dramatic rescues, flooded freeways and concerns about mudslides. According to the National Weather Service, scattered showers Tuesday will give way to heavy rain at night. Officials said the rain will continue into Wednesday with a chance of hail, high winds and thunderstorms. The weather service said the wind will be so strong in some mountain communities Wednesday morning that it could uproot trees. Gusts in some areas could top 65 mph. The snow level is expected to drop to 4,500 feet....
  • CA: FLASH FLOOD WATCH ( Southern California) in effect until Wednesday, Dec 22, 2:00 PM

    12/20/2010 12:30:37 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Accuweather ^ | Monday, Dec 20, | NWS
    ..FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS... COACHELLA VALLEY...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE... SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS... SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS AND SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.* A LARGE PACIFIC PLUME OF MOISTURE AHEAD OF AN ADVANCING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR AREAS...
  • Blustery storms heading to Northern California (gonna get ugly wet the next few days or so Alert!)

    12/16/2010 12:41:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 92 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 12/16/10 | Kelli Zito
    A pair of blustery, soaking storms will stream into Northern California beginning Friday, bringing as much as 10 inches of rain south and east of the Bay Area by Christmas Day and setting up potentially difficult travel conditions for those escaping for the holidays. Though computer weather models differ on the exact trajectory and strength of the two separate weather systems, meteorologists are bracing for sizable amounts of rain and the possibility that some rivers might overrun their banks. "No matter how you slice it, it's going to be a significant weather event," said Rob Hartman, lead hydrologist with the...
  • SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    12/17/2010 7:42:32 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 170 replies
    Accuweather ^ | Friday December 17, 2010 | NWS
    STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING HIGH RAIN AMOUNTS TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY...MOIST WEST TO SOUTHWEST FLOW ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN WILL SEND A GREAT AMOUNT OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE INTO CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FOR MOST OF THE COMING WEEK. A SERIES OF WAVES WILL IMPACT THE REGION AND PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED.FOR THIS WEEKEND...THE FOCUS OF THIS MOISTURE WILL BE FROM CENTRAL CALIFORNIA TO THE LOS ANGELES AREA...SO AREAS FARTHER SOUTH TOWARD SAN DIEGO WILL BE ON THE EDGE OF THE HEAVIEST RAIN AND WILL NOT GET QUITE AS MUCH. IN ADDITION...LOW LEVEL WINDS...
  • Special Weather Statement for Orange County Coastal Areas, CA

    11/18/2010 10:59:09 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 29 replies
    Weather.com ^ | 12:53 pm PST, Wed., Nov. 17, 2010 | NWS
    ... STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA LATE FRIDAY INTO MONDAY... A LARGE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL MOVE OVER SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA AND A COUPLE OF IMPULSES WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE FIRST IMPULSE ROTATING AROUND THE MAIN TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH ON SATURDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY BRING RAIN... POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. A SECOND UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE COULD ENHANCE PRECIPITATION AGAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MUCH COLDER WEATHER WITH LOCAL GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS. THE STRONGEST...
  • Special Weather Statement for Orange County Coastal Areas, CA ( Rain and Wind tonight )

    10/24/2010 8:15:27 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 24 replies · 1+ views
    The Weather Channel ^ | 2 am PDT, Sun., Oct. 24, 2010 | The National Weather Service San Diego, CA
    ... WET AND LOCALLY WINDY WEATHER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY... MOISTURE ENTRAINED FROM THE REMNANTS OF TYPHOON MEGI OVER THE WEST PACIFIC WILL MOVE OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. A WEAK DISTURBANCE EMBEDDED IN STRENGTHENING NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL HELP LIFT OUR ALREADY DEEP MOIST LAYER TO PRODUCE AREAS OF RAIN OVER AND WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MAINLY BE OVER THE MOUNTAINS. RAINFALL TOTALS SHOULD RANGE FROM AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH ALONG THE COAST... TO ABOUT THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ON COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES. HOWEVER... AMOUNTS CLOSE...
  • Tornadoes strike central Plains ( Video )

    05/10/2010 6:44:08 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 23 replies · 893+ views
    CNN ^ | May 10, 630 pm | CNN
    CNN) -- A severe weather system spawned multiple tornadoes in the central Plains region Monday evening, including a massive twister recorded on video over Norman, Oklahoma, that caused severe damage and some injuries. Another tornado snaked through the sky above Yukon, Oklahoma, west of Oklahoma City, and residents in nearby states were being advised to seek cover as the storm system moved through the area.A third tornado was confirmed on the ground southwest of Wichita, Kansas, according to CNN meteorologist Chad Myers. Other twisters were reported in Medford and Shawnee in Oklahoma, according to Albert Ashwood, director of the state...
  • Particularly Dangerous Situation: Tornado Outbreak

    04/24/2010 9:45:34 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 280 replies · 11,574+ views
    The Weather Channel ^ | 4-24-10 | Tim Ballisty
    A very serious situation is unfolding today as all the necessary ingredients are coming together for a destructive tornado outbreak. You can follow the latest news and developments throughout the day concerning this tornado outbreak on weather.com's News and Development's page. Several tornadoes are likely across the states of Mississippi and Alabama. Some of these tornadoes will be long-tracking, large tornadoes. It's just not MS and AL however, adjacent states including Louisiana, Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee will also be under the gun for powerful tornadoes, large hail and destructive winds. Some cities in the target zone today include Lexington (KY),...
  • CA: ...LATE SEASON STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THIS WEEK...

    04/19/2010 1:47:01 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 45 replies · 746+ views
    A COLD STORM ORIGINATING IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE DOWN THE COAST TODAY AND THEN TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND UNSEASONABLY COLD WEATHER WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
  • CA:LATE SEASON STORM SYSTEM TO IMPACT EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

    04/11/2010 2:37:47 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 87 replies · 1,460+ views
    Accuweather ^ | Sunday April 11, 2010 | NWS
    ...LATE SEASON STORM SYSTEM TO IMPACT EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY...A STORM SYSTEM WHICH ORIGINATED IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE THROUGH EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THIS WILL BRING A PERIOD OF RAIN TO THE REGION AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS IN SOME AREAS. SNOW AND FOG WILL BE EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS. UNSEASONABLY COOL WEATHER WILL OCCUR IN ALL AREAS.RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM ONE-HALF TO ONE INCH WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS WITH ONE TO TWO INCHES ON THE SOUTH AND WEST FACING MOUNTAIN SLOPES. LOCAL AMOUNTS COULD EXCEED TWO INCHES ON THE...