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Santa Ynez Valley residents can expect to see an increase in the number and destructive effects of wildfires, rising air temperatures, decreasing rainfall, changing crops and growing practices and new agricultural pests as a result of climate change, according to speakers at a Thursday night forum.
Since late November, the jet stream has primarily blown out of the Gulf of Alaska toward California, helping to carve out intense storms off the Pacific Northwest. At our latitude, the jet stream, aka “the steering wind,” is typically a tubular ribbon of high-speed winds flowing in wavelike patterns for thousands of miles.
In the end, the Santa Ynez Pirates simply ran out of gas.
With this weekend’s upcoming storms, I would like to write about dew point temperate and orographic enhancement and why this can caused such differences in rainfall totals from one Central Coast location to another.
Rain clouds roll across the Central Coast in this image taken at the close of winter 2000-01, which brought heavy rain and flooding to the area.
It wasn’t angels in the outfield, it was beer … and wine and cider.
Friday is here! There are a bunch of great events happening this weekend, the Chumash Pow-Wow takes place at Live Oak Campground in Santa Ynez and the Santa Maria Beerfest returns for the 4th year this Saturday. But to get there, we have to get through one more day. Get ready for your Friday, and the weekend with this collection of our top headlines for Friday, October 4.
With summer underway, a new rain season started and the Santa Barbara County Fair just around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to…