Sunrise this am was at 05:45 Hrs, sunset at 20:32 hrs, May 2, 2016.
Weather Observations for May 2, 2016: taken at 06:00 Hours.
2240 meters +3, Winds were 20-30 KPH SSE --Horstman Hut
1860 meters +6, Winds were 10-15 KPH SE --Rendevous
1550 meters +7, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 177 cm Base, RH 50% --Catskinner
660 meters +4, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +25.9. 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest
For the forecast, high pressure aloft will bring more dry and warm weather for today. The FL will hover in the 3000 meter level. Tuesday will see a shift with Southerly flow aloft with a chance of isolated showers and cooler temperatures. Wednesday will also be moist and slightly unstable in a Southerly flow aloft. A split flow for Thursday with unsettled weather. The ridge will build again for Friday into next weekend.
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