November 12th, 2008

me with cats

OMG BALL OF BURNING EVERYONE PANIC

An actual severe weather alert issued for our area:
Issued by The National Weather Service
San Francisco/Monterey, CA
1:57 pm PST, Wed., Nov. 12, 2008

... POSSIBLE RECORD BREAKING TEMPERATURES ON TAP FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO AND MONTEREY BAY AREAS THROUGH SATURDAY...

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT AND OFFSHORE FLOW WILL USHER IN VERY WARM TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES MAY APPROACH RECORD LEVELS IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES COULD REACH THE UPPER 70S TO MIDDLE 80S... EVEN ALONG THE COAST. THESE TEMPERATURES ARE 10 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR MID NOVEMBER. TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO COOL ON SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE WEAKENS AND A SEA BREEZE DEVELOPS.

PEOPLE PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE WEEKEND SHOULD TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND ADJUST ACTIVITIES ACCORDINGLY. WEAR LOOSE FITTING LIGHT WEIGHT CLOTHING AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SHADE AND AIR CONDITIONING IF AVAILABLE.