The extreme dryness above a shallow moist layer yesterday made it tough to get any rain out of the several thunderstorms that occurred WNW to N of Catalina. No black walls of rain from those guys, which seemed odd due to their sizes. The dainty “waists”, the mid-sections of tall clouds so often seen yesterday, was also odd.
Here are some shots, beginning with the auspicious start of early towering Cumulus clouds over the Catalinas:
There will still be enough lower level moisture over the next few days for Cumulus clouds, and maybe distant Cumulonimbus ones.
Way out there, in model fantasy land, the WRF-GFS mod from last evening’s global data crunch, has a tropical storm remnant affecting us on the 30th, but nothing before then.
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