Saw 4 bears on the upload yesterday morning. top of the Wizard Chair.
Weather Observations for May 27, 2016: taken at 07:00 Hours.
2240 meters -3, Winds were 10-15 KPH S --Horstman Hut
1860 meters 0, Winds were 5-10 KPH S --Rendevous
1550 meters 0, trace of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 95 cm Base, RH 99%
660 meters +6, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +14.3. 3.3 mm of Precip recorded yest
For the forecast, a series of short wave troughs emanating from the low will bring unsettled weather with periods of rain through Sunday with a FL fluctuating from 1600-2200 meters. The upper flow is Northwesterly with a cooler air mass and snow expected in the upper elevations. For today, unsettled this morning becoming cloudier in the afternoon with the chance of some intermittent isolated showers. The next cool moist trough will arrive likely Saturday afternoon with some light precipitation. Sunday will see yet another cool moist trough push through with light to moderate precipitation, there is a chance of some thunder and lightning Sunday afternoon with breaks in its wake. Unsettled weather for Monday as the ridge gains some influence, strengthening for Tuesday for a mostly sunny day.
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Statistics from April 2007-April 2016, data taken at 660 meters-Nesters Weather Station:
Date MM of Precipitation Max Avg Temp
2007 64.3 9.8
2008 24.2 8.7
2009 41.8 11.4
2010 93.7 10.6
2011 26.8 7.3
2012 86.2 10.5
2013 46.8 10.8
2014 45.0 10.9
2015 29.5 11.6
2016 34.5 16.3
Just a bit warmer in 2016!!