Last of the Blue Skies..Cooler & Wetter Pattern Starts Tomorrow PM...May 10th
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- Our high pressure system sits offshore for one more day trying to hold off an approaching low pressure system
- It does the job today, bringing one more round of mainly blue skies and low to mid 20 degree temps this afternoon. Although higher cloud will continue to roll in this afternoon. Today will be the 8th day of blues skies and above seasonal temps
- The ridge begins to break down tonight and the first in a series of rain-makers will bring overcast skies starting late morning tomorrow, showers by the evening and Sunday rain
- A few more lows will follow suit bringing rainy weather though to Wednesday
- Temperatures will remain in the low 20s for tomorrow but will begin a cooling trend starting Sunday- down to the 14-15 degree range starting Monday-Wednesday
- At this point there is low confidence in Thursday onwards forecast. Quite the discrepancy between more rain and blues skies.
- With roughly 20 mm for the south coast this Sunday and another 40 mm early next week we will be watching the rivers closely: Here is the latest high stream advisory for the southern interior.
Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere passes milestone level
- Climate warming greenhouse gas reaches 400 parts per million for the first time in human history
environment/2013/may/10/ carbon-dioxide-highest-level- greenhouse-gas
Moon and Earth Have Common Water Source
- Researchers have studies the compisition of H2O in lunar rock and on Earth
- Their conclusion: The Moon's water did not come from comets but was already present on Earth 4.5 billion years ago, when a giant collision sent material from Earth to form the Moon.
World's First Vertical Forest
- Milan artist will plant 900 trees on the balconies of two towers to be completed this year. This vegetation produces the same ecological footprint as 10,000 square meters of forest
Underwater search reveals details of 'Britain's Atlantis'
- A British researcher has conducted a detailed analysis of the streets, boundaries and major buildings of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed "Britain's Atlantis."
- Dunwich was once a thriving port, similar in size to 14th Century London, until a huge storm in 1268 swept much of the settlement into the sea and silted up the Dunwich River.
News/2013/05/09/Underwater- search-reveals-details-of- Britains-Atlantis/UPI- 26271368128734/