Issued Zones: Santa Barbara/Ventura Mountains… Kern Mountains PMC/Cuddy Valley …
Site: Southern California Weather Force has issued a Thunderstorm Watch effective now through Monday …
Date: 4/28/19 at 10:16 pm PT
Forecast: cutoff system to the southwest and south of the region will bring upper divergence into play today. This upper divergence will bring with it the higher later April sun-angle for instability to be elevated and thus with increasing moisture this afternoon we will begin to see thunderstorm activity in the watch area.
Thunderstorm dynamics will continue through the night into Monday with increased activity expected as the flow turns from east to west to north to south and creates the perfect convergence boundary in the watch zones. Hail and gusty winds will be likely with this.
The inverted-V profiles are soundings indicated marginal severe storm activity will be possible with this event. Expect activity to diminish by Monday evening …
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