November 05, 2015
A few pictures tell the story.
The layered clouds indicate strengthening mid level winds in the pre-storm environment.
Rainfall in Yosemite Valley was 3.37 in October, and 2.57 the 1st 4 days of November, that is 5.94 in 5 weeks.
Normal for the period is near 2.72, …so above normal rainfall in California where they need it and no disasters. Enjoy it! But don’t get used to it. No disasters that is. The real rainy season hasn’t even started yet.
Despite a wintry scene from 7500 feet looking across the high Sierra, no snow accumulation visible at 4000 feet in the valley.
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