“If you look at hot pavement or asphalt at two o’clock in the afternoon in direct sunlight, the temperature is usually somewhere around 170 to 180 degrees Fahrenheit.” – Some doctor In case you haven’t heard, it’s hot out there. Damned hot. Hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk? Yeah. Unconfirmed reports state… Read More Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heat wave hits US West
Long-range models suggest three, or possibly four, separate storms will impact California, Nevada and Arizona during the final two weeks of January. Source: Nearly 2 years’ worth of rainfall possible in parts of Southern California over the next week – CNN
Photos of the 1983 El Niño beach erosion in Venice Beach, California. Photos show the lifeguards’ “HQ” building featured in the television show Bay Watch.… Read More Venice ’83
Ewwwww. Monday’s flooding caused the release of partially treated, disinfected or untreated wastewater from 10 Austin Water facilities. via Wastewater overflows from 10 Austin plants after flooding | KXAN.com.
On an unrelated note, the NOAA weather forecast for next week says 4-6 foot west swells. From a Navy weather satellite. 20150403.1745.goes_15.visir.bckgr.North_Pacific_Overview.DAYNGT.jpg (1200×1200).
NOAA’s CPC (Climate Prediction Center) issued this statement last week: There is an approximately 50-60% chance of El Niño conditions during the next two months, with ENSO-neutral favored thereafter. If this proves to be inaccurate, it may be because the forecast models are based on bad data. Hackers from China breached the federal weather network recently,… Read More Chinese hack U.S. weather systems, satellite network – The Washington Post
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 347 PM PDT WED OCT 29 2014 CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-302300- SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST- SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY- SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY- SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST- LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES- VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR… Read More First Snow and Rain Friday Night