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TOTAL RAINFALL yesterday afternoon/evening = 0.41" (1.0cm)

Thursday, October 7, 2010

thursday evening (7oct)>

a decent evening is in progress... after another impressive thundershower during the mid-afternoon.  i had at least 0.80" (2cm) of rain at the wxgeek office in upper mcleod ganj... all of that came in just over half an hour, along with several minutes of pea to marble-sized hail.  according to my records, that's the most rain we've had since 22 september... and the 5th of the past 6 days with at least some rain during the afternoon.  today's high, before the rain, was 21.7C/71F.

**UPDATE @ 745pm... rainfall totals**
-near main temple... 0.50" (1.3cm)
-upper mcleod ganj... 0.84" (2.1cm)

i'm still in the same mood i was in this time yesterday... very reluctant to remove afternoon thundershower chances from the forecast.  everyday, the computer models try to advertise a return to a more stable atmosphere... but apparently there is still just enough cold air aloft to bring a bit of rock-n-roll to our afternoons.  for that reason, let's just expect that there will be at least a moderate chance of thunder and a period of rain during the PM hours for the next 2-3 days.  the glorious mornings will continue, though... so if you are planning a hike or a picnic, best to get started early.  still no evidence of any significant cooling...

THURSDAY NIGHT: partly cloudy with a brief shower possible til 7pm... then becoming mostly clear.
low: 14C (58F)

FRIDAY: lots of morning sunshine (again).  becoming partly to mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a good chance of a thundershower.
high: 21C (70F)

SATURDAY: sun in the morning, partly cloudy in the afternoon.  slight chance of a thundershower.
high: 21C (70F)

SUNDAY: sunny to partly cloudy skies.  an isolated, brief PM shower?
high: 21C (69F)

MONDAY: sunny morning, partly cloudy afternoon.
high: 21C (69F)

TUESDAY: lots of sun, with just a few PM clouds.
high: 21C (69F)