Digital Desk , East Bay, CA : An atmospheric river will take aim on the Bay Area this weekend through early next week .Heavy rain at times and gusty winds are expected , with potential for localized flooding ,mud slides ,downed trees and power outage. According to Jeff Beamish , a Meteorologist, ” anatomy of an Atmospheric River event mid level through West of California ,drawing in deep subtropical moisture plume. All the ingredients in play for the season’s first soaker #cawx “
Anatomy of an atmospheric river event: mid-level trough west of California, drawing in a deep subtropical moisture plume. All the ingredients in play for the season's first soaker. #cawx pic.twitter.com/Um5L1KRq8D
— Jeff Beamish (@jeffbeamish) November 29, 2019
A high wind watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through late Sunday night in the East Bay interior valleys; the Santa Clara Valley, including San Jose; as well as the Coastal North Bay, including Point Reyes National Seashore, according to the National Weather Service.
GFS, GEFS and Euro show a very active pattern in #CAwx through Friday the 6th. Amounts and forecast will vary, but the storm door is open.For those of you near burn scars, be prepared, as there is some chatter of an #atmosphericRiver@NWSLosAngeles @NWSSanDiego @TahoeWeather pic.twitter.com/EIuypznBwL
— Jason Meshekow, AMS (@realwxforecast) November 27, 2019
Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are forecast.
Flash Flood Watch this weekend for the #KincadeFire Burn Area as a powerful storm taps into subtropical moisture for heavy rain and strong winds. #AtmosphericRiver #bayarea #cawx @KPIXtv pic.twitter.com/IY2MZfqox2
— Mary Lee (@MaryKPIX) November 29, 2019
The winds are part of the first “atmospheric river event” of the wet season that’s set to begin impacting the area on Saturday and into early next week, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
*Atmospheric River & High Wind Watch* Rain & wind by Sat afternoon 11/30 as atmospheric river takes aim at Bay Area. Up to 4” of rain possible this weekend. High Wind Watch from 8AM tomorrow 11/30 to Mon 12/2 @ 3AM. Prepare for possible wind damage, downed trees & power outages. pic.twitter.com/NHsIjmHISl
— Santa Rosa Fire Department (@SantaRosaFire) November 29, 2019
“Travel impacts will be exacerbated by the increased traffic from those returning home after the Thanksgiving holiday this weekend,” the NWS said.
An atmospheric river will take aim on the Bay Area this weekend through early next week. Heavy rain at times and gusty winds are expected, with potential for localized flooding, mud slides, downed trees, and power outages. #CAwx pic.twitter.com/Z7gFoe7ekp
— NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) November 29, 2019
Take advantage of the dry weather tonight through Friday to head back from your #Thanksgiving destination. Widespread rain in the form of an #AtmosphericRiver returns to the #BayArea Saturday-Tuesday. Expect 2"-4" of rain in the #BayArea with higher amounts in our Hills/Mtns! pic.twitter.com/JZRzGulX4O
— Mabrisa Rodriguez (@MabrisaWX) November 29, 2019
From the cold to windy and soggy this weekend, begins Sat PM. Atmospheric river connection is there, expect localized runoff and flooding issues esp near the mtns and heavy Sierra snow #CAwx pic.twitter.com/wlt5s6UyrV
— Rob Mayeda (@RobMayeda) November 28, 2019
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