10/2 Forecast

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Temira
Date
 October 2, 2011
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We’re into the last week of the forecast for this year, and just in time, it’s starting to snow in the mountains. The snow level today is about 8000’. Tomorrow it’s going to drop to 7000’, on Tuesday it drops to 6000’, and then on Wednesday, the snow level drops as low as 5000’, meaning it’s going to snow at least a bit at all our ski areas this week.


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If you’re still thinking of windsurfing and kiting, there’s not much going on for wind until the end of the week. Today and tomorrow there are low pressure systems off the coast, and that will keep the wind light through the Gorge. As a system pushes through Tuesday afternoon, we’ll see a late bump into the 17-20 range. The best chance for strong wind is on Thursday, as high pressure builds off the coast in a last gasp of summer classic Gorge setup.

If you have indoor plans today, change them, because today looks like the nicest weather for the next five days. I know there are a bunch of locals headed to St. Helens to ride Plains of Abraham today. And if you want to stick around here, the shuttle companies will drive you way up Post Canyon so you don’t have to break a sweat pedaling up.

Speaking of shuttling, don’t forget that Columbia Area Transit will drive you to Binns Hill staging area for just two bucks on weekdays, but make sure you reserve a day in advance.

Have an awesome day today!

Temira

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