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Jim_H
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Mindless chit chat

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The endless chatter of weather.
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It has been an impressive monsoon season in northern Arizona:

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@DixieFlyer
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Had a tornado warning for my area a couple of hours ago. A first for me in Az. Just had a regular thunderstorm with lightning and rain.
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@RedRoxx44 I hope it didn't get any worse. Based on the time, I figure the danger must have passed by now.
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@big_load
Ya, the sky was dark and there was a little tail hanging out of one corner but nothing came of it, got windy then just a regular storm.
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RedRoxx44 wrote:A first for me in Az.
As I recall, a "tiny" one touched down out in Apache Junction in... '86? Kinda had me worried as I had just moved to Mesa from the Gila Valley.
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@garyc57
These are probably the most notable tornadoes I've heard of in Arizona. Bellemont, Oct. 2010. They are not the only ones that have caused damage. But I don't feel like doing a big old Google search.

https://azdailysun.com/news/local/belle ... a90c4.html
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Who remembers last Septembers smoke choked skies and 110 degrees( at least in Phoenix)? Well, it's back. At least it isn't as horrible.

Seems this persistent brown haze that has been around the last few days is smoke, confirmed to me in satellite images, the deep red sunset last night, and the brown layer in the sky as it was setting. I think it is from California and the northwest, but I can't tell 100%. It appears to be wrapping around the large high that has set up over us, and circulated well around the western half of the continent, before getting back to Arizona. So it goes with the early death to the Monsoon.

It isn't humidity, though. The dew point outside is only 52, with a temperature of 74 where I am. Not bad.
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This totally not-monsoon-related weather system that will somehow be credited to monsoon rainfall totals anyway has brought to our state the first touch of winter.

The San Francisco Peaks have just a touch of snow across the highest peaks this morning, and a larger swath of the White Mountains have a fresh coat of frosty goodness. :y:
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@chumley
And I'm making plans to leave Flagstaff and head for the desert and then Florida! 😁
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Autumn finally came to NJ. We've had two consecutive nights with lows in the 40s, a drop of 15-20 degrees, and highs have dropped from the low 80s down to the upper 60s. It's hard to believe now, but we'll start raking leaves in three weeks.
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The monsoon rainfall totals this summer in northern Arizona were quite impressive for the most part:
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Light snow in Flagstaff. Kinda early. Cold forecast for the nights up there the next few days, too.

I read that this will be a cold, dry winter. Early season snow brings a sense of optimism I don't always trust.
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Double-dip La Nina emerges
Climate pattern may influence winter ahead
This La Nina is expected to last through the early spring 2022. For the upcoming winter season, which extends from December 2021 through February 2022, there is an 87% chance of La Nina.
https://www.noaa.gov/news/double-dip-la-nina-emerges
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So the warming that has been predicted so long is not going to happen. :o
Oh, that's why it now has been called Climate Change? :lol:
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https://cei.org/blog/wrong-again-50-yea ... edictions/
Gotta like the last one... "500 days to avoid Climate Chaos". ("Scientists" still using the same writers I see...)
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SuperstitionGuy wrote:So the warming that has been predicted so long is not going to happen. :o
Oh, that's why it now has been called Climate Change?
2011-2020 was globally the warmest decade on record. A few outliers don't change that fact despite how they seem to superficially confirm a political narrative.
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