Looking at weather models, I was trying to find a dry day in the next week or so but alas, only Friday may forego the drips and dribbles from the skies. The rain Monday was slow to end, but finally by late afternoon skies cleared.
WASHINGTON — Summer thunderstorms in North America will likely be larger, wetter and more frequent in a warmer world, dumping 80 percent more rain in some areas and worsening flooding, a new study says.
NAPA, Calif. — A month after deadly wildfires swept through California’s famed wine country, hot-air balloons are floating again over Napa Valley vineyards splashed with fall colors. On the heels of the disaster, a new winery is opening, keeping the name it chose some time ago: Ashes and Diamonds.
Monday was a wild and crazy weather day, mostly at the coast. Locally it was a typical blustery November day with gusty 40 mph winds. Along the coast strong winds blew down trees on the Long Beach Peninsula. Winds of 60-70 mph were common from Astoria to Hoquiam.
Gray and drippy describes the weather of late. Today we are looking at a developing low-pressure system rotating around a low in the Gulf of Alaska. This low will deepen today and swing up the coastline early Monday.
BOISE, Idaho — A giant passenger jet converted to fight wildfires was grounded this year by U.S. officials during much of what turned out to be an especially destructive U.S. fire season, but it could be flying much more next year.