Category Archives: northern California

Cold over Oakland California today

-30 C at 500 hPa over Oakland CA this morning (15 May 2011) is a rather unusually cold temperature for that location.  I went back and checked May over the past 12 years back to 1999 and found only one … Continue reading

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The end of the California Drought

Remember the headlines from two years ago like this one in USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/weather/drought/2009-01-30-california-drought_N.htm Dire warnings were issued two years ago in January 2009 with the California Department of Water Resources director declaring: “We may be at the START of … Continue reading

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