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Cold snap breaks MV record

In Mountain View, temperatures dipped to 32 degrees Thursday morning, breaking a 15-year record, according to the National Weather Service.

"We're finally getting our winter," said National Weather Service forecaster Steve Anderson.

Anderson said temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Friday morning, but that rain is expected on Saturday, as well as snow above 2,500 feet throughout the Bay Area.

He said motorists in the region should drive with extra caution on Saturday night and Sunday morning, when runoff from rain and snow is expected to create icy patches on area roadways.

Warmer temperatures are expected next week.

The cold snap is the result of a high-pressure cold air mass that originated in Northern Canada.

— Bay City News Service

Comments

Posted by Brrrrr, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Dec 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm

I think that the official temperature reading in MV comes from Moffett Field which is near the Bay. I've scraped my windshield for 3 straight mornings, so its below freezing more inland from the Bay.


Posted by mike, a resident of Monta Loma
on Dec 7, 2013 at 11:23 am

I recollect that the official MV weather station was moved from Moffett to the new city hall. The move resulted in a 10 degree raise of the everyday temperature reading. This move was at the same time that SF weather was moved from the Presidio to Mission Delores, which also netted a 10 degree rise. (both are approx.) These moves gave some statistical data to "Global warming", because the site moves were not factored in to the stats.


Posted by rolo8ab, a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:19 am

rolo8ab is a registered user.

Could have thermal blankleted the record....!


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