4/28 Powder Report

Posted by
Temira
Date
 April 28, 2011
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Good morning!

Mountain Weather Forecast

Still snowing… The snow level today will be at 1000’ early (yes, it’s snowing in Parkdale), rising to 2000’ or so in the afternoon, but feeling like it’s higher from solar radiation. We’ll see another 2-3” of snow tonight. Winds will be WNW 25-35 early, dropping to W 20-25 by 11am, and falling to W 15-20 this afternoon. We’ll get another 2” or so overnight tonight.

Tomorrow looks cold, with the snow level at 1000’, rising to 3000’ in the afternoon, with snow flurries in the morning with sunbreaks in the afternoon. Winds will be NW 20-30 tomorrow.

Saturday looks cold and clear, with the free air freezing level at 1000’ early, rising to 4000’ in the afternoon.Winds will be WNW 20-30 early, dropping to 15-25 by 11am and 10-15 by 4pm.

Sunday looks warm and sunny with light east wind.

Gorge Wind Forecast
Today looks rather gusty, with light wind in the morning and 17-20 this afternoon east of Hood River. Tomorrow looks pretty good, with 17-21 early from Hood River to Mosier, picking up to 24-28 from Hood River to Maryhill in the afternoon. At this point, Saturday looks wind, at least in the morning before high pressure builds in, with 21-23 near Hood River in the morning.

Other stuff
It looks like the Post and Pint will be canceled tonight, but I’m sure Mitchell would love to commiserate with you over a beer starting at 5pm at the shop. Coming up Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Skylight Theater in Hood River shows the Banff Mountain Film Festival. If for some reason that doesn’t work for you the BMFF shows in Portland tonight.

Have an awesome day today!

Temira

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