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**Temperatures have averaged very close to normal during this final week of April, just as we were expecting, with the next major warming trend possible by the end of next week...

Sunday, November 20, 2016

an unsettled period... (pm.20.nov.16)>

Sunday's stats:

Low temp: 52.9F (11.6C)
High temp: 60.6F (15.9C)
Rainfall: none

It's moderately hazy late this evening, with some patchy high clouds overhead.  Our November sunshine was seriously challenged by those occasional waves of high cirrus clouds today, but not totally extinguished.  Humidity was in the range of 33 to 45%, with temperatures just slightly cooler than they've been the last three days.

We're heading into a week which looks like it will be more unsettled than we've seen yet this autumn season, in terms of a good amount of mainly high cloudiness affecting us over the course of the next several days.  But -- it's still looking like the best chances of precipitation are going to remain north of us.  A broad and deep area of low pressure in the upper-atmosphere is building across central Asia, and will remain nearly stationary all the way into next weekend.  Moisture is very limited, but with some fairly impressive dynamics aloft, models are showing of few waves of at least moderate rain and snow in the highest mountain areas of Jammu & Kashmir into northern and eastern Himachal Pradesh between late tomorrow (Mon) and Saturday.  It's really past the normal date for something like this to happen, after this very mild and dry stretch of the last several weeks.

Temperatures will be very dependent on the amount of cloud cover we end up getting, but I think we could see some of the coolest days of the season by the time the weekend rolls around again.

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