A colorful sunset on the Eagle Peaks – pic taken 12/25/2023
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Tuesday – 26 Dec 2023 – 10:20am
At Stevens Field the high temperature yesterday afternoon was 27. The low this morning was 6. Most areas had lows in the positive mid-single digits, but a few cold places got down to -4.
The peak wind at Stevens Field yesterday afternoon was 6mph.
|Record High / Year
|Record Low / Year
|56 / 1980
|-30 / 1911
Precipitation summary… There was no measurable precip reported in the last 24 hours.
*** Dry with seasonal temps into the first week of January. ***
*** More active weather pattern starting the second half of the first week in January. ***
Rest of today through Saturday… Ridging will build over the region during the middle of the week and give us lots of sun and light winds. Temps will be below average today, and then near seasonal averages the rest of the week.
Winds… Peaks Tuesday afternoon will be 10-15mph. Wednesday through Saturday peaks will be 5-10mph.
Temps… Highs on Tuesday will be in the low to high 30s and lows will be in the low single digits to low teens. Highs Wednesday will be mid 30s to low 40s and lows will be in the low single digits to low teens. Highs Thursday in the high 30s to mid-40s and lows will be in the mid-single digits to mid-teens. Friday and Saturday highs will range from near 40 to the mid-40s and lows will be in the high single digits to high teens.
Sunday and Monday… A weak trough will move through. There will be very little storm energy and moisture. We’ll be lucky to get anything out of this one, but there’s a slight chance for a mountain snowshower or two. Lucky spots in the mountains could get an inch.
Winds… Peaks will be 10-15mph.
Temps… Highs will be in the high 30s to mid-40s and lows will be in the low teens to low 20s.
Two-week outlook… The weather pattern will start getting active again starting around the 3rd. A more typical El Nino pattern will try to set up.
My next post will be on Thursday.