4/10 Forecast

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 April 10, 2011

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Good morning!

The weather’s already being wacky and uncooperative today. We saw a 5 minute period of rain at the mountain around 7:15, and now it’s back to snow/mist/snow/mist. The snow level will rise today, hitting 4500’ by 11am and going to 5500-6000’ by 4pm. Winds will be W 25-35 early, going to SW 30-35 by 11am. Total precipitation today will be .5” WV, falling as heavy, wet snow, likely mixed with rain early.

The snow level will plummet overnight, hitting 2000’ by Monday morning and 1000’ by 11am as the cold front passes. Snow flurries turn to heavy snow by 5am, continuing through noon, and then switching back to flurries for a total of .4” WV or so for 3-5” or new snow. Winds tomorrow will be WSW 30-35 early, going to to W 25-30 by 11am and 20-25 by 4pm.

On Tuesday morning, we’ll have clear skies with the FAF around 1000’, rising to 4000’ in the sunny afternoon. Winds will be light.

Snow returns on Wednesday, with the snow level around 2000’ and total precip of .25-.5” for 3-5” of new snow falling through the day.

If you want to windsurf or kite, you’ll have a chance today. We’ll see low twenties from Hood River eastward this morning, slowly fading to 16-19 in the afternoon as an upper level low swings up the coast. A cold front crosses the Cascades tonight, giving us 24-28 from Doug’s eastward tomorrow morning, building to 27-30 by midday and fading to the low twenties in the afternoon. Tuesday looks like a great day for road biking with sunshine and light wind.

Have a great day today!


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