While some meteorologists have given pessimistic outlooks about fire season lasting into December, at least one forecast model has the Bay Area seeing some rain in the middle of next week, on Wednesday morning.
As ABC 7 meteorologist Mike Nicco tells us, a winter storm is heading in the direction of the Sierra and Lake Tahoe next Wednesday, November 20, and while the U.S. Weather Service model has it arriving from the north and bypassing the Bay Area — what's called an "inside slider" in weather parlance — the European model has it dumping rain across the region all the way to the coast.
As Nicco says, "We are hoping the European model comes through because it will bring a chance of rain in the morning and afternoon hours [next Wedneday." And he adds that the pattern could set us up for more rain in late November like we had last year.
Meanwhile, it's going to remain an unseasonably warm week in San Francisco and around the Bay. Temperatures are 10 to 15 degrees higher than normal, and while things will cool down Thursday, it's looking to be a warm weekend starting on Friday.
Above average warmth eases tomorrow.— Mike Nicco (@MikeNiccoABC7) November 12, 2019
Back to average Thursday with onshore breeze & mostly cloudy sky.
Warmth returns Friday & builds this weekend.
Our growing season continues.... pic.twitter.com/NPZAGbFmTo
Also, with competing onshore and offshore wind flows, check out the crazy fog movement around the Golden Gate this morning.