November weather is just about in the record books and the beginning of the “meteorological winter” arrives on Friday. This month got off to a chilly start, with below-average temperatures and lots of snow in the mountains.
We made it through Thanksgiving, and I hope everyone had a great time with family and friends. The weather was warm for the day, with a high of 63 degrees. Vancouver came a degree short of the record set in 1939.
Happy Thanksgiving! Despite a forecasted showery kind of day, it will at least be mild with afternoon temperatures some 10 degrees above average. So not all that bad. At least for most, it will be warm and cozy inside with family and friends. We have plenty to be thankful for.
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.