Information on Weather Maps for California Subregions

The weather maps for the subregions of California generally show:
  1. Plots of surface weather station reports, including:

  2. Weather-radar echoes (showing precipitation intensities, color-coded).
During summer and early fall during daylight hours, some images also include:
  1. A GOES-West visible satellite image.

The geopolitical background for each weather map shows:

The time and date appearing on these maps is in Universal Time Coordinates (UTC), formerly known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). (See comments about time labels for more information.)

For information about reading some of the meteorological information on these maps, refer to the key to weather-station plots; and description of information on weather-radar maps and general information about weather radars.

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