The National Weather Service office in Sacramento, California has issued a Blizzard Warning for the Central Sierra from Tuesday afternoon, January 26 through Friday morning January 29, 2021. In an email message to NWS weather spotters, Meteorologist Eric Kuth stated that “a powerful and cold winter storm is expected to impact the area Tuesday afternoon through Friday” and that “we […]
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What a difference a year makes! The image on the left shows 2019 and the right shows 2020. Sierra snow pack is below normal for this time of year. “Currently we are at about 58% of average for statewide snow pack. Dry weather is expected to continue,” said the NOAA in a Facebook post. Pray for snow!
September is an anxious, intense month… It’s the first full month of Fall. First snows of the year happen, the first ski resorts of the year open. The stoke for winter runs high for skiers and this year we’ve heard some non-skiers saying such blasphemous things as, “Too soon! Where did Fall go?” Mt Bachelor had a 20″ dump and opened […]
Winter is likely to offer little relief to the drought-stricken U.S. Southwest, and drought is likely to develop across parts of the Southeast as below-average precipitation is favored in these areas of the country, according to NOAA’s annual Winter Outlook announced today. Drought has been an ongoing concern across parts of the Southwest and Texas for nearly three years, and after some relief during the past few months, drought is […]