CW3E AR Update: 27 February Preliminary Summary

February 25, 2019

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Over 25-27 February 2019, an AR made landfall over the U.S. West Coast resulting in widespread heavy precipitation and flooding. The AR made landfall as an AR Cat 3 according to the Ralph et al. 2019 AR Scale.

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Valid 0000 UTC 20 February – 0600 UTC 27 February 2019




Further analysis and a more in depth summary of impacts from this event will be provided by CW3E tomorrow.

Summary provided by B.Kawzenuk, C. Hecht, J. Kalansky, F. M. Ralph; 3 PM PT 27 February 2019