Tagged: snow

Weather Discussion for Monday, Feb. 28, 2011:

This morning’s satellite picture shows a storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest with the southern end dragging across Northern California. This is not a major precipitation producer and most of the precip will in the coastal and northern mountains, with light amounts in …

There is a lot of talk about the winter storm about to hit our area, so before I get into today’s discussion I want to give a brief description of the weather patterns that bring snow to low elevations in our Northern California area. There are two types of weather patterns that do this:

The most common pattern is when cold air …