Mild Weather Continues

February 11, 2016

We’ve been busy the past two days here at FOX12 in a telethon raising money to support the Childrens Cancer Association.  Luckily the weather has been dead so I can focus on other things…Daria and 105.1 The Buzz have been our partners in this endeavor and this was a nice photo moment:

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Moving along, take a look at the 00z GFS ensemble chart…above normal through almost the entire 16 day period.  Remember the blue line is the actual operational model, the red is the average of all the ensembles, and green is the average for the date.

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This says it’ll be tough to get snow down to Government Camp much in the next two weeks.  The snowpack below 4,000′ will continue to slowly melt.  The 12z ECMWF is a little cooler in the middle of the period, but plenty warm early and later:

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I’m dusting off the fork this evening…

Here are the 4 weekly maps from last night’s run of the ECMWF.  That takes us through the 2nd week of March, showing higher than normal heights through the period:

 


Downpours in Vancouver

February 11, 2016

3:28pm Thursday…

It’s wet, but warm out there this afternoon!  Check out the radar:

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And a little closer you can see heavy rain moving through Vancouver,

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This stuff is moving quickly to the northeast so the rain won’t last long.  Expect showers to pretty much end after sunset.  But don’t worry, rain will be back just in time for the Friday AM commute.

By the way, another very warm day out there; temperatures close to 60 degrees again

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Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen