Update 12/12/17 Dry Pattern Will Continue in California
Jet stream remains far to the North and is variable so even AR storms unlikely. Red flag warning in SoCal with Santa Ana winds brings power line ignition risk as well.
- Rain is Seattle by weekend but nothing big; hope for Montana ppt.
- Ten Day Outlook for San Francisco looks clear no ppt.
- NOAAA 8-14 day outlook dry.
- Sheckter says no change in forecast for MM-persistent West Coast ridge.
- Thomas Fire in Ventura County Unchecked at 20%.
Update 12/10/17 Thomas Fire Threatens Carpenteria
LaNina Dry and Windy Under High Pressure-No Rain in Sight Through Next Week 12/15
Four SoCal Fire Updates on Links Below-Offshore Winds Through Friday
Typical fall weather but late in season has gripped Southern California with persistent high pressure and extremely dry Sant Ana wind conditions. Winds of 35-50 mph will continue through the weekend. Four fires underway but freeways getting better. Check US 101 N of Ventura.See all links below.
NOW 7 Fires with Thomas Fire the Largest and still only 10% Contained; near Ojai and Ventura.
See this map for fire locations-101,405 Now Open-Bad Air Quality from four fires.
SoCal is on Fire from High Winds: Local State of Emergency
Longer Range Forecast: No rain in Sight for Ten Days-San Francisco
NOAA Shows High Pressure in Control through Day Six
Read about +PNA over BC From Sheckter Below……
Howard Sheckter Says this is famous +PNA anchored over BC Canada
Look for some in ppt in Seattle by next weekend 12/16, maybe out >10 Days Far North Bozeman, Montana