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Archive for October 8th, 2019

Convergence Zone Thunder

As predicted, a decent convergence zone has formed in the wake of yesterday’s frontal passage. Heavy showers, some precipitating graupel, or soft hail, will continue to drift through the region today. (SPU’s in-city rain gages have yet to record any significant rainfall intensities, for what it’s worth.) Also: snow in the passes! Dry weather is […]

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Rain Shadow

The local radar is down for maintenance, so it’s a bit difficult to tell what’s really going on, but it certainly didn’t rain as much as forecast in and around Seattle yesterday. The wind ended up being the bigger story, which also probably had to with the size of the west-to-east-oriented rain shadow (above).

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