CW3E AR Update: 9 January 2017 Outlook

January 9, 2017

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Strong AR forecast to impact California this weekend

  • Another AR is forecast to make landfall over Central California tonight and last until Wednesday evening
  • As much as 10 more inches of rain could fall over already saturated soil
  • Lower freezing levels may cause most of the higher elevations to receive snow instead of rain
  • Several river gauges are forecast to rise back above flood stage with little time to recover back to normal after this past weekends AR

Click IVT or IWV image to see loop of 0-72 hour GFS forecast

Valid 1800 UTC 9 Jan – 1800 UTC 12 Jan 2017






Summary provided by C. Hecht, B. Kawzenuk, and F.M. Ralph; 3 PM PT Mon 9 Jan. 2017