'Unseasonable storm'?

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'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by dave54 » Sat May 16, 2020 5:42 pm

The TV weather reader described the forecast next week as an unseasonable storm. Must be a new guy.

We have had a cold and wet late May storm every year as far back as I can remember. Bright, warm, and sunny would be unseasonable.


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Re: 'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by TahoeJeff » Sat May 16, 2020 5:50 pm

Local Tahoe knowledge has it that it almost always snow on Memeorial day.
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Re: 'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by bobby49 » Sat May 16, 2020 5:52 pm

Somewhere in California, I've been snowed upon during every month of the calendar.

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Post by robow8 » Sat May 16, 2020 7:30 pm

bobby49 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:52 pm
Somewhere in California, I've been snowed upon during every month of the calendar.
I got snowed on in the San Gabriels in SoCal last Memorial Day weekend.

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Re: 'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by dave54 » Sat May 16, 2020 9:15 pm

bobby49 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:52 pm
Somewhere in California, I've been snowed upon during every month of the calendar.
Yep.

Newcomers don't believe me when I tell them the Chester Fourth of July parade got snowed on one year.
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Re: 'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by TahoeJeff » Sun May 17, 2020 2:57 pm

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM PDT MONDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* WHAT...Accumulating snow expected above 7000 feet. Total snow
accumulations of 1 to 4 inches for passes between 7000 and 8000
feet, with 4 to 8 inches for passes above 8000 feet. Little to
no accumulation expected below 7000 feet. Southwest winds
gusting as high as 90 mph on the Sierra ridges.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 10 AM PDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions due to slushy
accumulation on Sierra passes, including Donner, Mt. Rose,
Carson, Echo, Ebbetts, and Sonora. The hazardous conditions will
impact the Monday morning commute.
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Re: 'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by Carne_DelMuerto » Mon May 18, 2020 9:48 am

Hanford NWS is predicting up to 12" in some areas above 7k. That should help keep the high country fresh and wet a bit longer.
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Re: 'Unseasonable storm'?

Post by c9h13no3 » Mon May 18, 2020 11:55 am

Carne_DelMuerto wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:48 am
Hanford NWS is predicting up to 12" in some areas above 7k. That should help keep the high country fresh and wet a bit longer.
It's what we refer to as "sun cup filler" :D
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