If you don’t believe me, and slept through it during the power outages when it was COMPLETELY dark last night, here is a MEASUREMENT of the event from a private weather station, The arrow points to the event, 58 knots, which is about 67 mph. This is the greatest wind measured by the PWA in… Continue reading Hurricane force winds strike the Sutherland Heights!
Best chance for rain here, and its not that great, is later Saturday and Sunday AM as an upper level trough comes by, one that includes that bit of poor Paul, who died at sea. Here’s what that trough looks like when its about over Catalina at 8 AM Sunday morning, this map due to… Continue reading A little “troughy” here on Saturday and Sunday
..like the continuing puddles of water we see on a hot day in the distance on the road. So, in the model outputs of late, there have been a couple of rainy “puddles” for southern Arizona on the horizon, 10 days out and more. Still too far out to be reliable; they might “dry up”,… Continue reading Rain “puddles” still on model highway
Here are some examples from yesterday’s pretty, then toward evening, eerie skies with sprinkles, the latter due to backlit Altostratus opacus mammatus, to go the whole nine yards, an icy cloud with downward hanging protuberances that resemble something. I’ve reduced the size of that image accordingly. Below, in sequence, 1) Cirrus, 2) Altocumulus, 3) the… Continue reading Pretty and eerie skies yesterday; let the rain begin today