Jet Stream flow these days


#1

**I was noticing how weird (to me) the jet stream is these days. It starts in Southern California, goes out over Western Nebraska and then back over Oregon and Washington state…anybody else notice this? Is this at least unusual, if not unique?

TC**


#2

Yeah…also unusual were the tornados at KRIV the other day, to go along with snow in the mountains outside San Diego…
KRIV may have had the busiest set of METAR’s I have ever seen from there…

KRIV 222355Z COR 10020G31KT 10SM +FC -TSRA BKN033 15/10 A2946 AO2A TORNADO SW MOV SW PK WND 12031/2347 RAB38GRB50E55 TSB30 OCNL LTGIC OHD TS OHD-SW MOV SW GR 1/2 SLP980 P0000 60000 T0150
KRIV 222350Z 11026G31KT 10SM +FC TSRAGR SCT025 OVC035CB 16/09 A2945 AO2A TORNADO ON FLD SW STNRY PK WND 12031/2347 OCNL LTGICCG TS OHD MOV SW GR 1/2
KRIV 222344Z 10010G14KT 10SM +FC TSRAGS SCT025 OVC038CB 16/09 A2946 AO2A TORNADO B42 ON FLD SW MOV S OCNL LTGICCG TS OHD MOV S


#3

The Pacific High Pressure System usually sets up around this time of year and pushes the jet stream north for the summer, but it is not unusual to see it break down a few times in the spring like this allowing the jet stream to move south another time or two before summer. Tornadoes in SoCal, however, are not so common.