My new podcast is out: I talk about our weekend climate forecast, together with a phenomenal Saturday with easterly winds within the foothills, an honest Sunday, and a deluge that’s anticipated on Tuesday and Wednesday as a significant atmospheric river hits our area.
And within the second section, I study a query that I’ve gotten from lots of you: what’s the vitality supply of storms? Turns out that tropical storms and our midlatitude cyclones purchase their vitality in several methods.
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Some highlights for as we speak
A significant storm is growing off our coast (see climate map for 1 PM as we speak) and can produce huge waves that may attain our coast Sunday morning. Good time for wave watching (waves as excessive as 20-30 toes alongside our coast) . 959 hPa low center–a main storm with hurricane pressure winds.
Strong easterly circulation will descend into the western Cascade foothills on Sunday afternoon and night, with gusts to 30-50 mph in locations. Strong southeasterly winds will even happen over Northwest Washington and alongside the coast (see wind gust forecast at 7 PM Saturday).
Finally, there’s the Tuesday-Wednesday deluge as a significant atmospheric river hits our area.The forecast whole water vapor for Tuesday morning reveals the plume of moisture coming proper into Washington State.
And the 72-h whole precipitation forecasts ending on Wednesday at four PM present as a lot as 5-10 inches within the mountains. Worry about flooding and landslides.
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