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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

generally great... (pm.17.apr.13)>

Wednesday's stats:

Early morning low temp: 58.1F (14.5C)
Afternoon high temp: 73.6F (23.1C)
Rainfall: trace

There are some patches of thick clouds hanging on along the front slopes of the mountains this evening, and there have even been a few light sprinkles in the McLeod area during the past hour.  Otherwise, sunshine was plentiful today, with the afternoon cloud build-up waiting until the latter part of the afternoon to really get going.

It looks like we're in for a stretch of typically nice April weather during the next few days, as a weak high pressure ridge builds across northern India.  The lingering instability evident this afternoon/evening is expected to diminish a bit during the latter part of the week, although there could still be an isolated late-day thundershower popping somewhere along the Dhauladhars.  Temperatures have been running just slightly below normal for mid-April the last few days, but should quickly get back to normal, and perhaps even a bit above between tomorrow (Thu) and early next week.

By late Saturday and Sunday the upper-air pattern is going to start acting up again.  Right now it doesn't look like we have a significant storm system to deal with, just a series of weak disturbances floating in from the west which will give us a little better chance of some springtime thundershowers as we head into early next week.

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