CA WEATHER BLOG: Stormy pattern on California’s doorstep; will help mitigate early-season rain & snow deficits

A relatively dry/warm start to winter, but pattern change imminent

From Daniel Swain at the California Weather Blog:

“Most of California has received less precipitation than average so far this Water Year (since Oct 1), and the Sierra Nevada snowpack is lagging even further behind precipitation (due to the relative warmth in the mountains). But the season is still young, and California’s winters are often “back weighted” such that more than half of precipitation falls during the second half of winter. So there’s plenty of time for things to turn around, and there is indeed some good news in the short term: a series of wet and relatively cool storms are headed for California over the next 10 days. … ”

Continue reading at the California Weather Blog here:  Stormy pattern on California’s doorstep; will help mitigate early-season rain & snow deficits

 

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