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The Week Ahead: Cool and Dry

Posted: January 27th, 2017

 

Forecast Summary
• High pressure will provide mostly dry and cool conditions this week.
• Clouds and light showers are possible on Wednesday and Thursday.
• A low pressure system should approach the region on Saturday; chances are low that it will provide much precipitation.
• Extended forecasts suggest continued cool and occasionally showery conditions next week.

 

Water Supply
• last 7-days (yesterday) precip (USGS): 1.2″ – 1.8″
• snowpack (NRCS as of 1/22, Cedar/Sno/Sky): 21″ SWE, 98% normal
• forecast 7-days precip (NWS/WRF): 0.09″ – 0.41″
• freezing levels (NWS): gradually rising to 3000′ on Thu, then to 6000′ by Sat
• forecast 7-day Snow (NWS): 0″ reservoirs, 1″ passes, 3″ ridges

 

DWW
• last 7-days (yesterday) rainfall (ADS): 2.99″ – 3.50″
• forecast 7-days rainfall (NWS/WRF): 0.04″ – 0.26″
• high-intensity, short-duration rainfall is not likely

 

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