HUGE thanks to Warriors Mountain River Adventures, Sohum Mountain Ranch, and everyone who helped host a wonderful veterans’ event… Pic taken 6/10/2022
Friday – 10 Jun 2022 – 8:00pm
At Stevens Field the high this afternoon was 88 – 7 degrees short of the record of 95. However, the warm spots did peak around 95 today. The low this morning was 46. Humidity this afternoon bottomed out at 11%. Winds at the airfield peaked at 32mph this afternoon.
Precip summary… A few spots got some raindrops yesterday!
*** Archuleta County and the San Juan National Forest have implemented STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS. ***
The upper level ridge is hanging tight over the region. There is a band of moisture across central AZ that will try to move our direction tomorrow. It could be enough to kick up an afternoon shower or thunderstorm over the mountains, but I’m not expecting much of anything.
Another wind-making system will scoot across the northern Rockies Monday and Tuesday. Just like most of the systems the last couple of months, the moisture and precip will stay to our north and we’ll just get winds. Very dry conditions and strong winds will result in critical fire danger.
** Expect RED FLAG WARNINGS on Sunday and Monday **
Yep, it’s warm – Highs are 10-15 degrees above average. However, I don’t expect us to break the record high temps. These are the record highs for the next few days:
10 Jun: 95
11 Jun: 94
12 Jun: 98
Today and tomorrow will be the warmest days and then we’ll start to cool. On Monday high temps will be around 5 degrees above average and then near average on Tuesday.
Long range forecast models continue to hint at our first monsoonal surge of moisture starting around 17 or 18 June – yay!
This looks more and more like our first monsoonal surge of moisture. Things are lining up nicely in the upper levels, but moisture and instability are still marginal. This is typical in the early stages of our monsoon. The result is scattered showers and thunderstorms that can miss much of the county and just favor a few lucky spots.
Pagosa Springs historical data
|Record High / Year
|Record Low / Year
|95 / 1948
|22 / 1950
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Mark will do the next post on Sunday unless something pops up.