The Bay Area is locked in another dry pattern. All areas are reporting below average rainfall.
The warm and breezy conditions have boosted pollen levels in the Bay Area.
Another round of strong winds will move into the Bay Area. A Wind Advisory kicks in Monday for the coast, North Bay Hills, and the bay shoreline. Gusts could approach 50 mph. The threat of downed power lines and trees will be the primary concern with this wind event.
The attached forecast model shows isobars (lines of constant pressure). The packing of the isobars translates to stronger winds. Gusts could approach 40 - 50 mph Sunday and Monday. The strongest winds (bright colors) can be found just offshore.
Winds will pick up during the second half of the weekend. Gusts could approach 45 mph near the shoreline by Sunday night. The strong winds will linger into Monday.
Friday morning starts out chilly. A Frost Advisory has been issued for Mendocino County.
After a warm Wednesday, the fog will return to the coast overnight and cool off the entire Bay Area. The forecast model shows the fog hugging the coast Thursday morning. Temperatures cool a good 8 to 12 degrees as we head into Thursday.
It may be Spring, but a Winter Weather Advisory is posted in the Sierra (until 6 am Mon). Snow levels will gradually lower to around 5000 feet. The highest peaks could pick up 8 inches of new snowfall!
Our weather pattern will soon be changing. A significant warming trend is showing up on the long range weather maps. A few inland neighborhoods will be flirting with the mid 80s! A weak seabreeze will keep the coastal areas in the 60s. The warmest day of the week should ...
The main storm track remains to the north of the Bay Area this weekend. This particular forecast model (RPM) shows the chance of a few light showers drifting into the bay Saturday. Another weak system could pay us a visit by Sunday. Any weekend shower activity would be very ...