Pagosa Peak at sunset – Pic taken 11/26/2023
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Tuesday – 28 Nov 2023 – 10:15am
At Stevens Field the high temperature yesterday afternoon was 35. The low this morning was 5. The cold spots were near -5 the last two mornings.
The peak wind at Stevens Field yesterday afternoon was 3mph.
|Record High / Year
|Record Low / Year
|61 / 1966
|-15 / 1952
Precipitation summary… There has been no measurable precip recently.
There is nothing on radar across the entire western US this morning.
*** More clouds and periods of snow showers Thursday through Saturday night. ***
Rest of Tuesday through Wednesday… High pressure will persist along the west coast and bring us upper-level northwest dry flow. We’ll see lots of sun and a gradual warming trend, but temps will remain below average. Clouds will start increasing Wednesday ahead of the next system.
Winds… Peaks will be around 10mph.
Temps… Highs Tuesday and Wednesday will be in the high 30s to mid-40s. Lows Tuesday night will be in the high single digits to mid-teens and lows Wednesday night will be in the mid-teens to low 20s.
Thursday through Saturday night… The pattern will be more active with two weak troughs moving through the region. The first one is sliding south of us on Thursday. The second will move through Saturday and will be disorganized.
Timing… The first scattered snowshowers will develop over the mountains Thursday morning and then become more widespread Thursday afternoon to Saturday morning. Scattered snow showers will linger through Saturday night. Precip will mostly be light and fall on and off through the period.
Snow levels… Will peak around 6,500ft Thursday afternoon and then go down from there.
Winds… Peak winds will be in the 15-20mph range.
Temps… Highs will be in the low to high 30s. Lows Thursday morning, Friday morning, and Saturday morning will be in the mid-teens to mid-20s. Lows Sunday morning will be 0 to 10.
My next post will be tomorrow.