28 Aug 2013

August 28, 2013

Cloudy and showers this AM.

At 2180 meters the temperature was +6, winds were 20-40 kph from the SSW. At 1650 meters the temperature was +9, the precipitation gauge there registered 20 mm of rain from 11:00 Pm yesterday to 09:00 Am this morning. In the valley the temperature was +12. Observations taken August 28, 2013 at 09:00 hrs.

For the forecast we can expect waves of precipitation until Friday . At times heavy rain will occur as the upper low circulates off the coast. A wetter more organised frontal system is expected Thursday. Friday looks like we will have showers in the morning with a drying trend by the afternoon. Saturday looks mostly sunny with some cloud as a ridge of high pressure aloft establishes itself into Sunday\Monday morning. Another low will move into the area on Monday with the chance of showers in the afternoon leading up to heavy rain in the evening.

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