CW3E AR Update: 24 January 2020 Outlook

January 24, 2020

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Active weather pattern will bring frequent AR activity and rainfall to the Pacific Northwest

  • A series of storms over the Northeast Pacific Ocean will result in frequent episodes of AR conditions over the next 7 days
  • Total 7-day precipitation amounts in excess of 5 inches are forecast over extreme northwestern California, the Oregon Coast Ranges, the Olympic Peninsula, and the Cascades
  • Long-range ensemble forecasts suggest the potential for additional landfalling AR activity during the first week of February

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Valid 1200 UTC 24 January – 1200 UTC 31 January 2020






Summary provided by C. Castellano; 24 January 2020