9:30 am – the rain did start before I could get this post up on the internet, which has been acting up, lately. NOAA forecasters were spot on with this one. They predicted the rain would start between 9 and 10 am.
And this interesting comment about up-coming weather from NOAA:
“ECMWF SHOWS A 548 DM LOW AT 500 MB OVER SF BAY LATE SATURDAY ALONG WITH 700 MB TEMPS AS COOL AS -10C. IF THIS VERIFIES… SNOW LEVELS WOULD DROP TO UNDER 4000 FEET GOING INTO THE LAST FULL WEEK OF MAY.”
I’ve had snow as late as the middle of May, which is why I hold off planting tomatoes until then, but the last week? Never. Of course, I am below 4000 ft. and this is still a ways out, but will be interesting to watch.
9 am – The rain hasn’t really started here, but – Here it comes: