January 2019 Very Promising Wet Winter for the West: Storm and Climate… Update-2

Update-2 FEB 10…More Rain and Snow on the Way

Update-1 1/15- 3:25 p Moderate to Heavy Rain through Wednesday

  • Burn scarred areas near Malibu have mandatory evacuation because of floods and mud slides; PCH still open.
  • Flash flood watch in Effect through 11 pm tonite; sunny weekend.

=========

Wet Winter for the West: Major Storm Coming This Week

According to some weather professionals these series of storms are not yet an El Nino winter just an El Nino Watch which was called on DEC 20 by NOAA.

Here are some near term forecast parameters for a wet winter in the West.

Here is current radar for Central CA  including LAX and SFO (Intellicast).

Howard Sheckter of Mammoth Weather calls for a series of storms but no El Nino yet just a wet winter pattern for CA .

High surf and a rainy week ahead for Manhattan Beach and the South Bay of LA County.

Here is your NOAA interactive graphical forecast showing all weather parameters that can be tracked in real time.

Mammoth Mountain has a season total of 124 in. of snow with a base of 60-80 in. with 3-4 in. of new snow and about 5ft new snow through Thursday1

Here is seasonal rainfall records for downtown Los Angeles:

2017-18 was third driest with 4.79 in.

2004-05 had 37.25 in.

*We are still tracking below Normal through December but will catch up through February.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply