I think jt answered it in pointing out that pesky sundown. Not to mention an ocean that’s at 50F.
crimson audio hanging in memphis in july while the pnw burnsYah, it feels like we're seeing new records every year all over the place.
Heck, this past weekend we had lows in the 60s with highs in the 80s - in Memphis - in JULY!
Yet Portland, OR was seeing temps >100°...
Oh, but I did answer the question.
"Breezy southwesterly winds Monday evening brought rapid cooling..."View attachment 17143
I remember the days of finding every nugget to support my wish that climate change wasn't real while ignoring the sea of science and specialists saying it was. Ahhhhh, the "good" old days of cherry picking ignorance I "enjoyed"...
The past several days have seen sweltering temperatures across Portland and much of the Pacific Northwest unlike anything seen in modern recorded history.www.oregonlive.com
I laugh at my own suffering... Beginning Friday the consecutive highs are predicted as:crimson audio hanging in memphis in july while the pnw burns
You guys are hot and dry out there, but we've been getting a goodly amount of rain here. Are we in an El Nino?I laugh at my own suffering... Beginning Friday the consecutive highs are predicted as:
It's already been like this for over a week with no end in sight.
Our average historical high for July? 84 F
You guys are hot and dry out there, but we've been getting a goodly amount of rain here. Are we in an El Nino?
We've had a ridge making it hot and dry. No telling when this ends.El Niño & La Niña (El Niño-Southern Oscillation)
The central tropical Pacific Ocean is in a neutral climate state and is likely to remain that way through the summer. A return to the cool, dry conditions of La Niña is slightly more likely than neutral in late fall and early winter. The chance of El Niño (warm, rainy conditions) is less than 10%.
Latest official ENSO update
Latest ENSO blog update
(image at left) Map of May 2021 sea surface temperatures compared to average showing the continued fading of La Niña's cooler-than-average temperatures in the central-eastern tropical Pacific. NOAA Climate.gov image, based on NOAA EVL data.
Both of my boys are looking to buy land in the Northeast, away from the coast. They believe that it will be the best place to raise a family in the coming decades. Based on current data, they are probably right.Told a friend the other day "If this is what climate change brings us I'm buying a diesel generator and running it 24/7 in my back yard..."