It was great to see snowflakes falling gently out of the sky this morning! Unfortunately it only lasted about 5 minutes. – 11/9/2023 at 8am just north of Turkey Springs
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Thursday – 9 Nov 2023 – 9:00am
*** Come check out our Winter Outlook presentation! ***
When: Thursday, 9 Nov, at 6:30pm
Where: County Extension auditorium at the fairgrounds
At Stevens Field the high temperature yesterday afternoon was 52. The low this morning was 26. Humidity bottomed out yesterday afternoon at 20%.
The peak wind at Stevens Field yesterday afternoon was 29mph.
|Average High||Record High / Year||Average Low||Record Low / Year|
|52||69 / 1973||18||-4 / 1948|
Precipitation summary… There has been no measurable precip reported recently.
The Trail Springs fire, Mill Creek 2 fire, and Bear Creek fire have been less active.
*** Spotty snow showers today, mostly over the mountains. Wolf Creek Pass could be slick today. ***
*** Dry Friday through Wednesday. ***
*** More active weather pattern starting the second half of next week. ***
Thursday… An upper-level trough is slowly moving through the area. There isn’t much moisture left but we’ll see scattered snow showers into the afternoon, mostly over the mountains.
Valley below 8,500: a dusting in the lucky spots
Winds… Thursday peak winds will be around 15mph.
Temps… Highs will be in the mid-40s to low 50s and lows will be in the mid-teens to mid-20s.
Friday through Wednesday… Initially ridging will build over the region and then the flow will become more zonal (west to east). This means no interesting storms are expected during this period. We’ll see hardly any clouds Sunday and Monday. The other days will be partly cloudy. We’ll stay dry.
Winds… Each afternoon winds will peak around 15mph.
Temps… Friday highs will be in the mid-40s to mid-50s and lows will be in the high teens to mid-20s. Saturday highs will be in the high 40s to high 50s and lows will be in the high teens to high 20s. Sunday through Wednesday highs will be in the mid-50s to low 60s and lows will be in the low 20s to low 30s.
The next system?… The forecast models continue to point towards a more active pattern starting the second half of next week.
My next post will be on Saturday.