Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Forecasting Skill

Forecasting skill - 2-3 days - excellent | 3-4 d - moderate but useful | 5-6 d - marginal | 7-10 d - occasional

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Friday, May 25, 2012

Ellensburg Winds

Ellensburg has strong winds due to Snoqualmie Pass & high pressure ridges in the west. Fri/Sat sunny 60s. Sun/Mon overcast sprinkles 60.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Clouds block annular eclipse

High chance of clouds blocking views of annualar eclipse in the NW. Views would have been partial as we're too far north.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Large Temperature Swings

Clear skies, no-to-light winds, and compressional heating lead to large mood temperature swings in the NW this weekend.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Windy Coastal Oregon

Southern Oregon (Brookings) / northern California (San Francisco) coast often has 30mph sustained winds during the warm season due to pressure & temperature differentials.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Surface Temperature <> Air Temperature

Surface temperature can be up to 40 degrees F warmer than air temperature. Seeds require specific temperatures to grow.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Return of the Warmth

Sunday - warm & sunny. Monday - more so - high in 70s. We had large convergence zones recently.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012