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Saturday, November 12, 2016

feeling like november... (pm.12.nov.16)>

Saturday's stats:

Low temp: 53.8F (12.1C)
High temp: 61.3F (16.3C)
Rainfall: none

It's partly cloudy out there this evening -- a mix of mid-level altocumulus clouds and some high, thin cirrus overhead.  Other than cloud development directly over the Dhauladhars starting during the late morning, we had mostly sunny skies during most of the daylight hours, with this more extensive cloudiness only showing up after about 4:30pm.  My high temp is now the new lowest daily maximum of the season, with the average humidity today right in the range of the season's lowest as well, at 26%.

This evening's cloudiness is in association with a broad and slow-moving area of low pressure in the upper-atmosphere which is centered just barely west of Jammu as of 6:00pm.  This time last evening there were some scattered rain and snow showers across northern Afghanistan into northern Pakistan, but the precipitation potential of this system seems to be decreasing as it crawls slowly eastward.  There could be some of that isolated rain/snow shower activity, mainly in the highest elevations, overnight -- but we should see a rapid decrease in clouds toward morning.  The main issue is the cooler air mass which has already begun flowing in, and that means the coolest temps -- both highs and lows -- of the season are on tap for us during the next couple of days or so.

Thereafter, the weather charts are looking uneventful and dull until perhaps the last several days of the month, when computer models are hinting at some kind of storm system possibility across the western Himalayan region.  Plenty of time to watch how that might evolve...

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