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The forecast today is a bit on the blah side. It’s not perfect for windsurfing or skiing or road biking. The only thing it’s really good for is you mountain bikers, so get ready to ride this week. The women’s-only Post and Pinot is on this week, leaving Dirty Fingers at 5:30pm on Wednesday. The manly Post and Pint happens Thursday at 5:30pm. Mark your calendar for Saturday, when the HRATS have a work party to reroute the trail off the road between Middle 8-Track and Upper 8-Track. Also Saturday, there’s an Earth Day weeding party at the Waterfront Park. And… if you want to build trail this week, Steve Dunn is looking for a hand with Whoopdee. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In weather news, it’ll be in the mid 30’s this morning and low 50’s this afternoon under overcast sky with W wind in the central Gorge at 15-18, dropping to 10-15 later.
Tuesday starts in the low 40’s, climbing to the low 50’s, under clearing sky with W wind at 5-10 early and 15-18 in the afternoon.
Wednesday morning will be in the low 40’s, with temps in the mid 50’s in the afternoon with overcast sky by midday and light wind picking up to W 15-18 in the afternoon.
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Mt. Hood sees light flurries for much of the day. The snow level will be 1500′ early and 3000′ in the afternoon. Wind will be NW 10 early and N 10-15 in the afternoon. No accumulation.
Tomorrow starts with a few flurries on the mountain with clear sky in the afternoon. The freezing level will be 2000′ early and 4000′ in the afternoon with N wind at 15mph.
Wednesday starts clear, quickly becoming overcast. The freezing level will be 3000′ in the morning and 4000′ in the afternoon. Wind will be NW 15 early and W 15-20 later.
Thursday looks warmer, but mostly dry, and Friday looks quite wet, but likely a little too warm for snow at 5000′.
See. It’s a perfect mountain biking forecast, and good for road biking if you want to ride early in the day. Have a fun week!