CLIMATE CRASH NEWS: 1st Storm Since the Second, Despite rain, December 2017 tracking to be one of driest on record

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 20 December 2017




1st Storm Since the Second

Despite rain, December tracking to be one of driest on record

Despite overnight rain in Bay Area, December tracking to be one of driest on record,
Mercury News, December 20, 2017.


Despite our last season’s torrential tropical Winter, this Winter has flipped back into the same drought pattern that’s been increasingly manifesting itself over the last thirty years. The last two years of torrential and below-average precip (2017 & 16, respectively) have not put us back into “normal” weather.

Heat Records

Drought Never Ended

Far from it. This year is now shaping-up as did the Winter of 2015, which brought almost no precip at all. The key is going to be the configuration of the North Pac High. Where it goes determines where the precip goes, and if we get any at all, or all of it.


The Ridiculously Resilient Ridge


Review the Month of December



Early Prediction: 33% Chance of “Normal” Precip









December 2017 Trail News


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