09/09/2022, 1:33 pm EDT

NOAA Summer/August 2022 State Climate Rankings

Summer 2022 was hot – again! Summer of 2022 ranked 3rd hottest of 128 years of climatology. Last year ranked the hottest summer on record. Summer of 2020 was 4th hottest on record. One commonality with each summer of the past 3 years is the presence of a La Nina climate.
09/05/2022, 8:40 am EDT

California Heat Wave Blasts Through This Week; Thunderstorm Pattern to Follow

ECMWF points toward tomorrow as the hottest day of many consecutive extremely hot days which last through this week. Thunderstorms caused by Tropical Cyclone Kay can cause local flooding late this week/next weekend as the heat wave erodes. Short-term thunderstorm activity is likely over the Sierra Nevada and southwest California mountains.