Author: Meteorologist Martin

Arizona Monsoon To Ramp Up Through The Month Of July

Arizona Monsoon To Ramp Up Through The Month Of July

Tropical Storm Cristina is responsible for shoving moisture in the mid-levels northeast into Western Mexico.  In return, the developing thunderstorms there continue to push moisture northwest and eventually into Arizona, which will be caught up by the developing four corners ridge as this month moves along.  The heat-blast happening this weekend into Monday is the first sign of offshore flow […]

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BRIGHTEST COMET FOR US SINCE HALE-BOPP:  Comet NEOWISE Shines Brightly Low In Northeast Horizon At 4:45am Local Morning Time Through The Week

BRIGHTEST COMET FOR US SINCE HALE-BOPP: Comet NEOWISE Shines Brightly Low In Northeast Horizon At 4:45am Local Morning Time Through The Week

The first naked eye comet to be seen in darker skies of this magnitude since Comet Hale-Bopp in 1997 is an easy target for anyone up at 4:45am local time and looking northeast towards the sunrise through this week and a treat in binoculars.  Read more for details … A comet visiting from the most distant parts of our solar […]

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Great Conjunction Of Jupiter and Saturn In December 2020 To Test Earthquake and Volcanic Theory

Great Conjunction Of Jupiter and Saturn In December 2020 To Test Earthquake and Volcanic Theory

A conjunction of the two largest planets in the solar system will test the theory of whether lined up planets means a thing and a prediction made based off that would say that near December 21st, 2020 a major Earthquake or Volcano Threat looms so why not huh?  Read on for details … The “great conjunction”of Jupiter and Saturn will […]

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Very Strong Ridge of High Pressure To Bring Heatwave To Inland Southern California With 120+ for Low Deserts As Well

Very Strong Ridge of High Pressure To Bring Heatwave To Inland Southern California With 120+ for Low Deserts As Well

The FB Notification IOS/Android Apps are both out now.  Click Here to download them – A very strong 600m upper ridge of high pressure that marks the ‘heatwave’ before the monsoon begins in Arizona will develop over the the Arizona/New Mexico border by Friday.  This will push temperatures through 115F+ in the low deserts and with the weekend moving along, […]

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Very Strong Ridge Of High Pressure To Challenge Record High Temperatures Over The Weekend In Phoenix, Sky Harbor Takeoff Delays Likely

Very Strong Ridge Of High Pressure To Challenge Record High Temperatures Over The Weekend In Phoenix, Sky Harbor Takeoff Delays Likely

The FB Notification IOS/Android Apps are both out now.  Click Here to download them – A very strong 600m upper ridge of high pressure that marks the ‘heatwave’ before the monsoon begins will develop over the the Arizona/New Mexico border by Friday.  This will push temperatures through 115F and with the weekend moving along, temperatures may even breach the 120F […]

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July 2020 Forecast For Southern California Released With First Android App Notification Test

July 2020 Forecast For Southern California Released With First Android App Notification Test

June went pretty much as expected so what will July hold?  Read on for details … July 2020 will have the same temperatures as June.  In Bakersfield and the Low Desert we will see heatwave temperatures.  In the metros and mountain areas we will see average to above average temperatures.  The monsoon season in Arizona seems to be getting disrupted […]

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WARNING: Fire Weather Warning Issued For Inland Areas of Southern California Due To Defiance Show Of Force Fireworks

WARNING: Fire Weather Warning Issued For Inland Areas of Southern California Due To Defiance Show Of Force Fireworks

Usually I base a fire weather warning alert on Santa Ana Winds and/or dry and warm with gusty conditions, but social aspect is being factored in so I will prepare the southland for it now.  A Fire Weather Warning has been issued here at Southern California Weather Force for the 4th of July so read on for details. This forecast […]

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Showers In Metro Zones Expected This Evening Through Monday Morning, Including Gusty Mountain and Desert Winds

Showers In Metro Zones Expected This Evening Through Monday Morning, Including Gusty Mountain and Desert Winds

A trough of low pressure passing the region will bring a deeper onshore flow and thus a deeper low-level moisture field into the area later today (Sunday) and go into the night.  Showers are expected to develop at times within this, the heaviest will be inland against the western and southern foothill zones.  The map included in this article will […]

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Statewide Fire Weather Warning Issued For Sunday; Thunderstorm Watch Southeast State Today Included; AZWF Models Included

Statewide Fire Weather Warning Issued For Sunday; Thunderstorm Watch Southeast State Today Included; AZWF Models Included

Arizona Weather Force has issued a statewide fire weather warning for gusty winds, low humidity, and warm temperatures for your Sunday and Monday along with a thunderstorm watch for the southeastern part of the state only effective today (Saturday) so to see the wind gust and monsoon forecast models read on … First I will address the monsoon forecast model.  […]

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High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory

High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory

Issued Zones:  All Mountain/Desert Zones … Las Vegas Metro … Cajon / Gorman Pass … Site:  Southern California Weather Force has issued a High Wind Warning  / Wind Advisory for Sunday … Date:  6/26/20 at 5:40pm PT Forecast:  A weak front will move through the area and miss to the north.  This will bring in a strong jet stream across […]

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