3/17 forecast

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 March 17, 2011

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Good morning!

Another late forecast due to too much time reading the news….

Today looks cloudy on Mt. Hood, possibly with some sunbreaks later and a few flurries with less than an inch of accumulations. The snow level will be at 1000’ early, rising to 3000’ by 4pm. Winds will be SW 10-20 going to S 10-15 by 4pm.

Tomorrow starts with the snow level at 3500’, rising to 4000’ in the afternoon. We’ll see .25-.5” of water value for 3-5” of new snow which will fall between 5am and noon. Winds will be S 20-30 early going to WSW 10-15 by 2pm.

Saturday looks partly cloudy early with increasing clouds and snow flurries by 4pm. The snow level will be 1500-2000’ early, rising to 3000’ by 4pm. Total precip will be .25” water value for 1-2” of new. Winds will be SW 10-15 early going to S 15-20 around 7pm.

Sunday starts of dry and sunny with the freezing level at 3000’. That will rise to 7000’ in the afternoon. Winds will be light and variable early, going to E 10-15 by 4pm, possibly increasing to E 20-30 in the evening.

Sailable/kiteable winds do not look likely for this time period.

Have a great day!


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