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Epic Storm Pounds Southern California With Heavy Rain, High Wind and Huge Waves

By: Jeff Masters , 05:20 PM GMT die 17o February, anno 2017

The epic assault of the winter of 2016 - 2017 on California continued on Friday morning as torrential rains, damaging winds and huge waves from a massive and powerful Pacific storm system pounded the Golden State. Carrying with it an “atmospheric river” of moisture originating in the subtropics near Hawaii, Friday’s storm was most dangerous because of its heavy rains. According to the National Weather Service in Oxnard, California, Friday and Saturday could be the heaviest two-day rainfall event for the entire L.A. Basin since Dec. 19 - 20, 2010. Rainfall amounts of 2 - 6 inches are expected along the coast west of Los Angeles, from Santa Barbara to Ventura, with 5 - 10 inches likely in favored foothill and mountain locations. As of 7:10 am PST Friday, Santa Barbara had received 0.97” of rain, causing a sink hole to open up on Olive Street. The coast about 50 miles northwest of San Luis Obispo had received over 3” of rain as of 9 am PST, according to radar estimates. Soils are already wet in Southern California from previous storms, and the heavy rain is likely to runoff quickly and create dangerous mudslides, rockslides and flash floods. In wildfire burn-scarred areas, debris flows are likely. In anticipation of debris flows, an Evacuation Warning has been issued for the greater Sherpa Fire Burn area inland from El Capitan Beach State Park. In the high mountains, the precipitation will fall as snow, with 1 - 2 feet of snow expected above 8,000’ elevation.

Strong winds were sweeping the area Friday morning, with numerous wind gusts in excess of 50 mph in the foothills of Los Angeles County and Santa Barbara County. The top wind gust as of 7 am PST Friday was 60 mph, recorded at both Grass Mountain and Mill Creek in Los Angeles County. Wind gusts as high as 75 mph are predicted at higher elevations near San Diego. The strong winds were being driven by the extremely low central pressure of the storm. According to a tweet by NWS San Diego, the storm’s expected central pressure of 986 mb on Friday evening, when it will be over San Francisco, will rank as the lowest pressure of any Central California coastal storm during the past 30 years (for the period February 7 - February 28.)


Figure 1. An atmospheric river of moisture extended from Hawaii to Southern California at 6 am PST Friday February 17, 2017, as seen in this satellite-derived measurement of Total Precipitable Water (TPW)—the total amount of water that would fall on the ground if one were to condense out all of the water vapor in the atmosphere. Image credit: University of Wisconsin SSEC.


Figure 2. Predicted 66-hour rainfall amounts in southern California ending at 10 pm Saturday, February 18. Image credit: NWS Los Angeles.

California’s beaches receiving a pounding
Today’s storm is bringing south to southeasterly gale-force winds to the coastal waters of Southern California, which is churning up huge battering waves. At Santa Rosa Island in Channel Islands National Park, about 100 miles west of Los Angeles, sustained winds as high as 41 mph, gusting to 60 mph, were recorded between 5 - 8 am PST Friday. Significant wave heights of up to 11.2 feet were recorded Friday morning at buoy 46054, located 44 miles west of Santa Barbara. Breaking waves of 6 - 9 feet are expected along the coast of Santa Barbara on Friday, increasing to 10 - 14 feet on Saturday. These battering waves, which are riding up on top of a storm surge of more than one foot in some locations, will cause beach erosion and dangerous swimming conditions. Fortunately, due to the phase of the moon (third quarter), water levels along the Southern California coast are about two feet lower than would have been the case if this storm had hit during a full moon. Thus, coastal damage is not likely to be severe.


Figure 3. Big waves affecting beach access and ocean bluffs at the Isla Vista, California study site in March 2016. Image credit: David Hubbard, UCSB.

California beaches received a record pounding during the winter of 2015 - 2016
This week’s storm comes on the heels of unprecedented coastal damage wrought along portions of the California coast by the El Niño-fueled storms of the winter of 2015 - 2016. According to Patrick Barnard, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and lead author of a February 2017 paper, Extreme oceanographic forcing and coastal response due to the 2015–2016 El Niño, published in the journal Nature Communications, winter beach erosion in California was 76 percent above normal, and most beaches were eroded beyond historical extremes. Added David Hubbard, a UCSB marine ecologist and paper co-author, “The winter wave energy equaled or exceeded measured historical maximums along the West Coast, corresponding to extreme beach erosion across the region. The waves that attacked our coast, generated from storms across the North Pacific, were exceptional and among the largest ever recorded. But the lack of rainfall means that coastal rivers produced very little sand to fill in what was lost from the beaches, so recovery has been slow." If strong El Niño events become more common in the future, as some studies suggest, the California coast will become increasingly vulnerable to storm damage. Sea level rise will make these damages even greater. The authors concluded that “Water level anomalies of 7–17 cm above normal were measured across the US West Coast during the El Niño winter of 2015–2016, similar to anticipated global mean sea-level increases expected within the next few decades. Therefore, the 2015–2016 El Niño also provides an indication of future background coastal water-level conditions and the associated beach hazards that will become more common during typical winters.”

Jeff Masters


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393. barbamz
04:45 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
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392. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
04:08 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
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391. vis0
03:37 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Wedda as with WxU : all cleared ... unless one enters a comment (nice day = starts drizzling)  but then modify comment replaces ignore user.

Real weather:: 60s for several days and as opposed to the sliver of record cold mentioned a few weeks ago that entered on the western spine of the Appalachians.  This is a wide swath of warmth from a bit west of Chicago to East coast.

Saw some flies, thought at first it was eye damage as in spots from looking at sun as a baby.

in case you forget its the MADIDDLE of winter here in the Northern Hemisphere...snowman made of beach sand
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390. Xandra
03:35 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
From the Guardian:

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat

In Sydney’s baking suburbs, fans have sold out – and fears about the effects of climate change are mounting

Nahid is resting on a bench outside a Target clothing store, her groceries beside her. A cheery, middle-aged woman with a soft Egyptian accent, she is eating a cone of bubblegum ice-cream as though it contains the secret of life. When I ask her if she’s enjoying her ice-cream, it takes her 30 seconds to stop laughing.

“On the weekend I was sick! Sick from the heat! It was like a virus,” she exclaims. “My nephew, he was throwing up from the heat! He couldn’t even take water, he was so sick.

“They say it’s going to be this bad in March too! Normally it is a little cooler in March, but this year…” Nahid shakes her head sorrowfully.

Australians are no strangers to hot weather. But for the past week large parts of the continent have suffered a heatwave of unusual length and intensity. Temperature records were beaten in cities and rural towns around the country. Shops across Sydney ran out of fans, and New South Wales energy minister Don Harwin urged people to beat the heat by going to the movies. More than 40,000 homes in South Australia experienced blackouts as electricity networks struggled to cope with the increased demand placed on the grid by air conditioners.

[...]

The heatwave is officially over, but the reality of Australian summers getting hotter is much more serious and far-reaching than a few more hot days each year. Almost every Australian capital city experienced higher-than-average temperatures in January; in Sydney and Brisbane, it was the hottest month on record. That scorching January came after 2016 was the country’s fourth-hottest year on record – a year that, in turn, followed on from 2013, the hottest year the country has ever recorded.

[...]

It wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that the Australian government’s response to this steadily unfolding public health and safety crisis would include some acknowledgement of the elephant in the room – climate change. That’s certainly the opinion of the Bureau of Meteorology, which warned in its state of the climate report, published in late 2016, that “the duration, frequency and intensity of extreme heat events have increased across large parts of Australia”, and that “Australian temperatures are projected to continue increasing”.

“There’s a clear trend where those extreme hot days across the continent are increasing, and quite dramatically over the past 20 years,” Braganza says. “Regarding fire weather – which includes things like wind speed, humidity, the drought factor – we’ve seen a shift in most of Australia’s fire-prone regions towards a longer fire season and an increase in the frequency and extremity of fire events, as well as fire danger days.”

But the country’s current administration, headed by the conservative Liberal Party and the rural-based National Party, is deeply hostile to any substantive action on climate change, and the recent heat has seemingly done little to change their minds.

[...]

Click here to read full article.
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389. Neapolitan
03:13 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
This two-stage MODIS animation shows the five-day loss of snow from the upper midwest. There shouldn't be much left after the upcoming heat wave.

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It's really interesting--and disturbing--to see the near absence of ice on the Great Lakes. Except for a few protected areas--Green Bay, Saginaw Bay, Whitefish Bay, etc.--there's not much left to be seen. (And the ice in Whitefish is being broken out and flushed away pretty quickly.) IOW, this map is going to look substantially different a week from now:

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388. Skyepony (Mod)
03:10 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Caught a glimpse of SpaceX on the way to the ISS, between the clouds.
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387. Snacker2
02:55 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Quite a few locations in Wisconsin saw their all time monthly high temperatures set yesterday. Including Racine, crushing it at 67. High temperatures beat the previous record highs by 10 degrees in some locations, including Milwaukee, at 67, beating the previous record of 57. This also happened in Windsor, ON, Chicago IL, And probably many more locations but I have to get to frigging work. Yesterday we still had wet ground, snow, and ice refrigerating us but yesterday did serious damage to that. Maybe today will be the day we break our state record.
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386. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
02:52 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Depression Residuelle Dineo is getting close to the Atlantic ocean, LOL

RSMC Reunion
Tropical Cyclone Outlook
16:00 PM RET February 19 2017
==========================

The center of the residual circulation of EX-DINEO is located near 20.0S 16.0E at 1000Z in Namibia. Convective activity is concentrated in a wide northwestern semi-circle under the influence of a moderate upper shear. Last night, there was still heavy rainfall around Ex-Dineo. The rain is now easing off and is likely to stop by tomorrow as EX-DINEO should dissipate for good.

The available monthly forecasts are in good agreement and suggest the arrival of a new active MJO phase by March
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385. islander101010
02:49 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
unusual sonic boom about 5 minutes after blastoff
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384. Patrap
02:48 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
FalconX First Stage recovery burn and LANDING COMPLETE.

A Successful return of Stage one.

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383. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
02:48 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Has gale force winds now, but only in the southern quadrants

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center Darwin
Tropical Cyclone Advice #18
Gale Warning
TROPICAL LOW 19U
10:59 PM CST February 19 2017
==================================

At 9:30 PM CST, Tropical Low (999 hPa) located at 14.5S 136.6E or 75 km south southeast of Alyangula and 180 km north of Borroloola has 10 minute sustained wind of 35 knots with gusts of 50 knots. The tropical low is reported as moving north northeast at 6 knots.

The tropical low is located over the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria, between Groote Eylandt and Borroloola. It is expected to be slow moving overnight before turning towards the south during Monday. Heavy rain and squally winds associated with the low are likely and the low may develop into a tropical cyclone during Monday. The system is forecast to weaken near the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast during Tuesday.

GALES with DAMAGING wind gusts to 85-90 km/h were observed during Sunday afternoon at Centre Island, on the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, but have since eased along the coast. DAMAGING wind gusts with gusts to 90 km/h may redevelop in squalls along exposed areas of the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast and over Groote Eylandt overnight and during Monday.

Sustained GALES with gusts to 100 km/h may develop on Groote Eylandt during Monday. GALES may develop about coastal and island communities between Cape Shield and the NT/Qld border overnight or during Monday if the low develops closer to the coast or takes a more westerly track.

GALES may extend along the Queensland coast west of Mornington Island overnight Monday or during Tuesday, if the system takes a more southeasterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is likely over the southeast Arnhem district and around the southern Gulf of Carpentaria during Monday.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves may produce MINOR FLOODING along low lying coastal areas.

Gale Force Winds
============
50 NM from the center in southeastern quadrant
50 NM from the center in southwestern quadrant

Dvorak Intensity: T1.5/2.0/S0.0/24 HRS

Forecast and Intensity:
==================
12 HRS 14.5S 136.8E - 40 knots (CAT 1)
24 HRS 14.8S 137.0E - 40 knots (CAT 1)
48 HRS 15.8S 137.1E - 30 knots (Tropical Low)
72 HRS 15.7S 136.9E - 30 knots (Tropical Low)

Additional Information
=================
The tropical low is located using surrounding surface observations. Centre island reported sustained gales between 0330Z and 0700Z. A 0947Z microwave pass showed convection wrapping into the low level circulation center from the southeast and southwest quadrants and it is assumed that gales may be persisting beneath this convection.

Recent satellite imagery has shown a renewed burst of convection over the low level circulation center, although little curvature is evident. Dvorak analysis FT=1.5, CI=2.0, based on MET as DT was not possible.

Movement has slowed in the last 6 hours. The tropical low is located is a balanced steering environment between a weakening mid-level ridge to the southeast and a high centered to the NE. An amplifying upper trough is forecast to weaken the mid-level ridge further during Monday, resulting in a turn towards the south. A new ridge building on Wednesday will cause the system to stall near the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria coast, before steering the system westwards. Numerical weather prediction is in general agreement with this scenario.

Satellite shows good poleward outflow and also dry air adverting around the western side of the low. CIMSS shows low to moderate vertical wind shear over the area. Over the next 24-48 hours the approaching upper trough may cause shear to increase and curtail further development. There is the possibility of a cyclone formation within the next 12-24 hours. However from later Monday or during Tuesday, dry-air incursion in the mid-levels becomes another factor which could weaken the system, and as such the system is likely to weaken during Tuesday.

Tropical Cyclone Watches/Warnings
==========================
A TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING is in effect for Cape Shield to NT/Qld Border

A TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH is in effect for NT/Qld Border to Mornington Island, not including Mornington Island
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382. Xandra
02:38 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
NASA:
‏@NASA

LAUNCH ALERT: 9:39am ET liftoff of @SpaceX Dragon carrying science & supplies to the @Space_Station. Watch live: https://t.co/mzKW5uV4hS
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381. 3SeaHorses
02:34 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
ok...who broke the blog?
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380. Snacker2
02:33 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
The highest temperature in Wisconsin in February was 68, first set in High Falls on February 22nd 1930 and multiple locations on February 11th 1999. Yesterday A couple stations were at 67. The record will probably fall this year. Perhaps at multiple locations and perhaps for more than one day in a row.
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379. Patrap
02:24 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
The SpaceX Falcon First Stage will be returning to attempt a landing back at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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378. Xandra
02:20 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
First Launch from LC-39A at Kennedy Since 2011

The launch of CRS-10 will be the first from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida since the final flight of the space shuttle fleet in July 2011. The launch pad was built for the moonbound Apollo/Saturn V stacks that sent astronauts to the moon.

It was modified for the needs of the space shuttles, which launched from pads A and B for 30 years, and then modified again by SpaceX for use by the company’s Falcon rockets and Dragon spacecraft.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMu3SG8_Zjc
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377. HaoleboySurfEC
02:17 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Eastern central SC forecast through the end of February has highs in the 70's and 80's every day except one (67F). That is an early-to-mid April climatological norm here. Crazy warmth. Near shore water temps are rebounding early. Near 60F in mid February. Way above normal.

It will be interesting to see what March brings. We have lived in SC for the last 9 years and it seems we open the pool a little earlier each year. Last year was the earliest. Kids got in April 7. I don't use a solar cover. No heater except the one 93,000,000 miles away. The nighttime temps make a big difference in being able to keep the pool above 75F (that is when the kids can get in and stay in).
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376. Xandra
02:15 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
The tenth SpaceX cargo resupply mission is targeted to launch to the International Space Station on Feb. 19, and it will carry science ranging from protein crystal growth studies to Earth science payloads. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights heading to the orbiting laboratory.

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375. Xandra
01:54 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
NASA:
‏@NASA

LIVE NOW: Coverage of @SpaceX cargo launch to the @Space_Station. Liftoff targeted for 9:39am ET: https://t.co/yN4rJp18Eg

SpaceX:
‏@SpaceX

All systems go for today’s 9:39am ET launch of Dragon to @Space_Station. Weather 70% favorable; tracking cumulus cloud cover
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374. islander101010
01:20 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
so much for clearing up heavy showers right on the south side of the cape. it was the first decent rainfall in quite a while
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373. treefarmer301
12:56 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Hydrogen powered cars
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372. islander101010
12:15 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
spacex needs to get it right. pressure is on. it seems to be clearing up.
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371. Xandra
12:06 PM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
NASA:
‏@NASA

Next potential launch opportunity for @SpaceX @Space_Station cargo mission is 9:39am ET Sun. Live coverage at 8:45am https://t.co/tHquLv4z5X

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370. EmsiNasklug
10:37 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Crap. Oh well ....
There was a comment by Bob where he mentioned Ockham's Razor ...
That's what I had forgotten about during our discussion a while ago on geo-engineering. Engineers tend to make use of Ockham's Razor when trying to solve ecological problems, but that's a no-no! Compare it with using a real razor to reduce a painting to the main motive - it's helpful only for the visually challenged.
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369. Mediarologist
08:29 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Well, it finally happened. They accidentally the whole blog.
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368. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
07:58 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Tropical Cyclone Warning Center Darwin
Tropical Cyclone Advice #16
Gale Warning
TROPICAL LOW 19U
5:00 PM CST February 19 2017
==================================

At 3:30 PM CST, Tropical Low (999 hPa) located at 15.0S 136.3E or 120 km north of Borroloola and 130 km south of Alyangula has 10 minute sustained wind of 30 knots with gusts of 45 knots. The tropical low is reported as moving north northwest at 3 knots.

The tropical low is located off the Gulf coast to the northwest of Centre Island. It is expected to move slowly in a northerly direction overnight over the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria and may develop into a tropical cyclone overnight or early Monday. The system is expected to turn towards the south during Monday and is forecast to cross the coast to the west of the NT/QLD border late on Tuesday or early Wednesday.

GALES with gusts to 90 km/h may occur in squalls along exposed areas of the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast. Sustained GALES with gusts to 100 km/h may develop on Groote Eylandt overnight or early Monday.

GALES may develop about coastal and island communities between Cape Shield and the NT/Qld border overnight or during Monday if the low develops closer to the coast or takes a more westerly track. GALES may extend along the Queensland coast to Burketown, including Mornington Island late on Monday or during Tuesday, if the system takes a more southeasterly track.

HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is likely over eastern Carpentaria and southeast Arnhem districts in the Northern Territory during today and Monday. HEAVY RAIN which may lead to FLOODING is likely in the Gulf Country District, west of Normanton in Queensland today and Monday.

Abnormally high tides are expected about the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast during the next few days, but at this stage the sea level is not forecast to exceed the highest tide of the year. Large waves are likely along low lying coastal areas.

Dvorak Intensity:

Forecast and Intensity:
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12 HRS 14.6S 136.5E - 35 knots (CAT 1)
24 HRS 14.7S 136.6E - 40 knots (CAT 1)
48 HRS 15.7S 136.6E - 40 knots (CAT 1)
72 HRS 16.4S 136.7E - 25 knots (Tropical Low)

Additional Information
=================
The tropical low is located using surface observations with a consistent southeast wind on Centre Island and neighboring locations. Centre Island has been reporting intermittent gales since 0400Z. Satellite and microwave imagery does not show a clear low-level center but is supportive of the offshore location just to the north of Centre Island. Recent satellite imagery has shown a broken band of convection flaring to the south and east of the low-level center, with weak curvature evident. Dvorak analysis is yields a DT of 2.5 based on curved band wrap of 0.4, however this may be a short-lived feature and therefore confidence is low. FT based on PAT 2.0.

Recent movement in a north to northeast direction is due to a middle-level ridge to the southwest. An amplifying upper trough is forecast to break the mid-level ridge on Monday, resulting in a turn towards the south, with the system forecast to make landfall along the southern Gulf of Carpentaria coast during Tuesday or early Wednesday. Numerical weather prediction is in general agreement with this scenario for the next 24 hours, although there is increasing divergence in the system's track beyond then, with some models tracking the system toward the west.

CIMSS satellite winds indicate that the system lies in an environment favorable for development with low to moderate vertical wind shear and sea surface temperatures are sufficiently warm at 30 degrees. However, the system is not vertically aligned, due to the recent interaction with land, and so its development rate has recently stalled. Over the next 24-48 hours the approaching upper trough may cause shear to increase and curtail further development. Cyclone formation remains possible within the next 12-24 hours. Later Monday or during Tuesday, dry-air incursion in the mid-levels becomes another factor which could weaken the system, and so development beyond Category 1 intensity is not considered likely.

Tropical Cyclone Watches/Warnings
==========================
A TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING is in effect for Cape Shield to NT/Qld Border

A TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH is in effect for NT/Qld Border to Burketown
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367. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
07:48 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Quoting 366. pureet1948:



Then why's Houston under a 5% chance of windstorms according to the SPC?


just in case the storms that move across the category 3 severe weather shaded region of Texas maintain some of their severe risk strength.

you might get a very isolated strong storm is the reason they give a very low percentage.
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366. pureet1948
06:58 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Quoting 365. DeepSeaRising:



Spotter activation will not be needed and it's going to be fine, even under the bed should keep you safe. NWS says no spotter activation will be needed, so I think you can either flee north or just be cool an enjoy tomorrow's garden variety thunderstorms coming through.


Then why's Houston under a 5% chance of windstorms according to the SPC?
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365. DeepSeaRising
06:41 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Quoting 364. pureet1948:




It hasn't happened yet. Are you the one who answered me, DeepSeaRising? What were your thoughts?


Spotter activation will not be needed and it's going to be fine, even under the bed should keep you safe. NWS says no spotter activation will be needed, so I think you can either flee north or just be cool an enjoy tomorrow's garden variety thunderstorms coming through.
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364. pureet1948
06:33 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Quoting 363. DeepSeaRising:

Pureet, your alive, thank God you made it!



It hasn't happened yet. Are you the one who answered me, DeepSeaRising? What were your thoughts?
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363. DeepSeaRising
06:28 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Pureet, your alive, thank God you made it!
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362. pureet1948
06:24 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Who told me that Houston would not likely get the same kind of savage storms that L.A. did?
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361. DeepSeaRising
06:20 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Trump scrubbing WU comments now?
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360. KEEPEROFTHEGATE (Mod)
06:13 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Well this comment made from my new tablet
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359. JimSpriggs
05:49 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
I just posted an oblique reply to a disgruntled denier couple of hours ago and then I checked to see if it went on, but I got nothing--no posts. So I thought it was a refreshing problem and then I went elsewhere. When I came back to post the SoCal rainfall records I saw your posts. I didn't break it I swear...
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358. swflurker
05:47 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Not a whole lot to read here tonight.
Later.........
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357. Grothar
05:44 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
it wasn't me. i was napping
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356. JimSpriggs
05:43 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 734 AM PST SAT FEB 18 2017
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA YESTERDAY...
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.77 INCHES WAS SET AT LONG BEACH AIRPORT CA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.81 INCHES SET IN 1980.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 4.16 INCHES WAS SET AT SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT CA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 2.08 INCHES SET IN 1980.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 3.86 INCHES WAS SET AT SANDBERG CA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.81 INCH SET IN 1941.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.98 INCHES WAS SET AT SANTA MARIA AIRPORT CA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.88 INCH SET IN 1918.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.43 INCHES WAS SET AT LANCASTER YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.23 INCH SET IN 2005.
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355. PedleyCA
05:35 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
I think WU just went on a cleanse...
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354. PedleyCA
05:33 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
There were 348 comments, give or take, just a few minutes ago.
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353. TheBigBanana
05:28 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Huh? I thought it was a new entry with just one comment.
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352. PedleyCA
05:26 AM GMT die 19o February, anno 2017
Hammer Time
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