Jack's Weather Report

4/24/20

By Jack Martin on Apr 24, 2020 at 06:10 PM

Good Friday morning,

Wow, what a beautiful Thursday evening. It was so nice outside; I watched the sunset and enjoyed some music in my backyard.

The only downside to this heatwave has been the winds overnight. Montecito hill record wind gust of 88 miles an hour. Wind gust at my house was enough to blow the hot tub cover off. 🤔 

4/23/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 23, 2020 at 03:10 PM

OMG, I got up at 3:30 and fed Pearl. It was so warm outside.

The heatwave has arrived. Look at these temps at 4:15 Am this morning. 

You know it is going to be a hot day when you start with 75 degrees  at 4am.

The heatwave is going to stick around through Tuesday of next week, but the hottest day will likely be Friday. 

4/21/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 21, 2020 at 02:47 PM

Good Tuesday morning,

Are you ready…..for a big warm up…..

Today we will see the coolest day of the week. High will be 79…. That will tell you how hot it is going to be the rest of the week.

The low pressure system that went through yesterday is now spinning harmlessly over Vegas.

https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/sector_band.php?sat=G17§or=wus&band=GEOCOLOR&length=12

This is more Action then Vegas has seen since it shut down….If I had the time, I would drive there just to see it at a stand still.

4/20/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 20, 2020 at 03:26 PM

Good Monday morning, 

The weekend was rather gloomy and cool. However, we have good things to come this week.

We just need to get through one more day of “so so weather".Then we go from April to September weather.

Today a very weak low will pass over us and do nothing more than give us a day with some low clouds.

This low will track to Las Vegas later tonight and clear the way for a great week of summer like conditions.

4/17/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 17, 2020 at 02:17 PM

Good Friday morning, 

Here it is. The weak low pressure system is right over us as you wake up. You can see it spinning over Santa Barbara area.

https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/sector_band.php?sat=G17§or=wus&band=GEOCOLOR&length=12

This will push through quickly and move into Orange County this afternoon. 

This system does not have much precept in the clouds, so very little rain will fall.

The best chance for rain will be this afternoon, with wrap around moisture over the mountains.

4/16/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 16, 2020 at 02:42 PM

Good Thursday morning, 

Another week flying by...... 

After a great few days, we will start to transition back to cooler weather. 

Today will still be nice, but we will cool off to the low 70s. Still a nice day.

Tonight the weak low approaches and should spread low clouds over us.

4/15/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 15, 2020 at 02:43 PM

Good Wednesday morning,

Tuesday we hit 81 degrees in Santa Barbara and today it is going to be another great day.

Highs today will be close to the same. Today will be your last day to take advantage of the warmer temps and sunshine.

Thursday a weak low drops South and this will bring back our onshore flow and the marine layer.

Overnight and into Friday the rain chances begin. Looking like some drizzle is likely with light rain.

4/13/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 14, 2020 at 03:13 PM

Good Monday morning,

I hope everyone enjoyed their Easter Sunday.

Today we will have similar weather to Sunday. It will be very foggy this morning, some Ventura areas are seeing light rain and drizzle right now.

https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/sector_band.php?sat=G17§or=wus&band=GEOCOLOR&length=12

Today will remain foggy most of the day, but Santa Barbara may see some sun late in the day.

4/9/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 09, 2020 at 04:27 PM

This is just Amazing,

Absolutely incredible for how much rain we have received in March and the first 9 days in April. 

The link below are Rain totals as of 8am yesterday, so as soon as the update comes in, I expect the entire county will be at 100% of rainfall and above for the year.

This shows Cachuma at 77.5 % yesterday, but that will only go up when we get 8 am updates.

I was in Montecito yesterday on a roof and I could hear the creeks roaring. It was sweet to listen to.

4/8/2020

By Jack Martin on Apr 08, 2020 at 04:29 PM

Good Wednesday morning, 

The forecast this week has been all about the low pressure system. It has taken the stage for a show and wants to play all week long. 

It has been spinning north to south and now is starting its Eastward move on shore. 

You can get a good idea of where it is at from this picture from the sky:

https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/sector_band.php?sat=G17§or=psw&band=14&length=12

The bands of rain is spinning around our forecast area today and we are in the center.