KMUX radar update (4:22 PM LST) - The line of storms that moved thru the SF Bay is now passing through the Santa Cruz Mtns and still producing lightning (blue in gif). Getting few reports of pea-size hail. Approaching the Monterey Peninsula & moving south in the next hour. #CAwx
The Red Flag Warnings for the lower elevations in the Bay Area as well as Santa Cruz Mtns have been allowed to expire. But the Red Flag Warning for the North Bay Mtns and East Bay Hills continues until 5 pm Tuesday. We've also adjusted our expected winds. Stay Safe!
SF penninsula and down the Santa Cruz Mtns RHs in the teens to mid-20s
A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for the North Bay Mtns, East Bay Hills and the Santa Cruz Mtns valid starting at 5 AM PDT on Wed. lasting through Fri. at 11 AM PDT. Offshore winds over higher terrain is expected to be gusty with dry conditions in place. #CAwx #CAfire
UPDATE: Several suspects arrested in kidnapping & shooting death of Tushar Atre, who was accosted at his Pleasure Point home before his body was found in Santa Cruz Mtns., per @SantaCruzSO1 . More details to be released tmw
The Santa Cruz Mtns are acting as a rain shadow with this morning's rain. On the southwest/windward side of the Santa Cruz Mtns, up to an inch of rain has been observed at a weather station located at 2,300 ft. At the San Jose Airport on the leeward side, only 0.03". #CAwx
As of 345am: Light rainfall accumulations now observed across the Santa Cruz mtns/shorefront. Orographic lift from SC mtns tapped into the moist air aloft after the frontal boundary weakened. Latest KMUX radar shows a secondary band of showers over Marin & heading towards SF.
NEW - Fire Weather Watch has been expanded to include the Santa Cruz Mtns & North Bay Valleys. Strongest winds are expected overnight Wed-early Thu in the hills. Note: This event has the potential to be the strongest offshore wind event of the year. #CAwx #BePrepared
A Heat Advisory has been issued for Tues and Weds from 11 AM to 7 PM for the North Bay Mnts/Valleys, East Bay Valleys, Santa Clara Valley, SF City, SF Bay Shoreline, Santa Cruz Mtns, North/South Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast, North/South Salinas Valley, and Carmel Valley#CAwx
An atmospheric river will impact the region today through Wednesday morning. Expect periods of moderate to heavy rainfall, widespread flooding from the Santa Cruz mtns into the North Bay, and gusty winds. #cawx
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT. 4pm Mon - 7am Tue above 1000' Santa Cruz mtns to North bay Mtns 4pm Mon - 4pm Tue above 1500' in Santa Lucia Mountains above Big Sur and Southern Gabilan Range. #bayareasnow
UPDATE: The Red Flag Warning has been updated to include the Santa Cruz Mtns, in addition to the North Bay Mtns & East Bay Hills. The Red Flag warning is in effect 10 PM tonight - 7 AM Fri due to low humidity and gusty offshore winds. #cawx #cafire