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Today's Forecast
↑38° ↓30°
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  • Dewpoint↓35° / ↑7°
  • Humidity↓34% / ↑99%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth3"
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening. Chance of snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Expected snowfall to be a dusting before noon and a trace amount in the afternoon, then another trace in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds S 8 to 19 mph through the morning shifting to SW 8 to 19 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 23 mph. Expected wind chill to be 15 to 24 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 22nd
↑35° ↓25°
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  • Dewpoint↓30° / ↑18°
  • Humidity↓76% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow4"
  • Regional Snow Depth5"
Cloudy through the morning, and then cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow throughout the day.
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning followed by another 2 to 3 inches before noon and 1 to 2 inches in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.25 to 1.23 inches
Winds S 9 to 20 mph through the morning becoming W 15 to 27 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 32 mph. Expected wind chill to be 5 to 24 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 23rd
↑36° ↓24°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑16°
  • Humidity↓64% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth5"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
No snow.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds W 12 to 24 mph through the morning shifting to W 15 to 27 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 37 mph. Expected wind chill to be 4 to 20 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 24th
↑41° ↓28°
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  • Dewpoint↓23° / ↑16°
  • Humidity↓53% / ↑71%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth3"
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected.
Winds W 12 to 23 mph through the morning becoming W 24 to 36 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 48 mph. Wind chill expected to be 9 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 25th
↑45° ↓29°
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  • Dewpoint↓20° / ↑15°
  • Humidity↓29% / ↑61%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Clear becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
No snow.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 13 mph. Wind chill expected to be 13 to 34 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Tuesday the 26th
↑49° ↓35°
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  • Dewpoint↓28° / ↑16°
  • Humidity↓33% / ↑62%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming overcast into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds variable at 0 to 8 mph through the morning becoming variable at 0 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 22 to 37 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update21 Mar @ 06:03
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total168"
  • Average Base Depth53 to 54"
  • Today's Snow Potential1"
Comments
19in, past 7 days. Snow surface is machine groomed and packed powder
  • High Lift Elevation10,677ft
  • Base Elevation8,600ft
  • Vertical Drop2,077ft
  • Longest Trail3.20 miles
  • Trails81 of 82
  • Lifts6 of 7
  • Acreage0 of 550 ( 98% )
Other Info
  • Groomed Night Ski Trails47 ( 57% )
  • Tubingyes
  • Tubing Hours10a-5p
21°
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Conditions
  • Humidity92%
  • Dewpoint19°
  • SustainedN 0mph
  • GustingN 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth81"
Comments
Unreported
Location
Angel Fire Airport, NM
  • Elevation11,998ft
  • UpdatedMar 21 @ 07:12
39°
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Conditions
  • Humidity41%
  • Dewpoint17°
  • SustainedSE 9mph
  • GustingSE 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow Depth40"
Comments
Fair
Location
Taos, Taos Regional Airport, NM
  • Elevation9,596ft
  • UpdatedMar 21 @ 07:12
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Base
Cam 1
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10,600ft Summit
10,600ft Summit
Contact
Location
  • City: Angel Fire
  • State: New Mexico
  • Country: United States
LONG RANGE FORECAST - JAN 05, 2019
It has been a while since we updated this outlook. When paying full attention to any area we forecast for, which I have been watching weather patterns for (the western US also) since the 1970's, I put my forecasts of weather events/ timing/ snow totals up against any, especially in the long range. We gained quite a reputation for our Tahoe and Utah forecasts over a span of almost 15 years, gaining the attention of TV stations who used the forecasts with no mention of source, a movie financier who wanted me to be a part of a "think tank" group of professionals, radio stations, etc. Even major growers/ ag interests were using these free forecasts (for the longer range accuracy of weather event timing and significance), as an accurate long range forecaster is the equivalent of a "fortune teller", as told to me by the movie financier. There are competitors who charge for their info, and we do not, even though our information is a paid service in other formats we continue to deliver to agriculture customers to this day (Circa 1995). As I stated, I put my forecasts up against anyone else's in the area.

We gave out over $50,000 in SWAG (lodging, tickets, passes, gear, even Nativa Naturals food) from 2009-2011, stuff we couldn't even afford to buy ourselves, to many people from SFO and SAC, TVL area. If you check my bio you will see my story, there is a LOT more to it than what I am typing here.

I have received many emails due to the missing updates. The answer is, we have not had any support from advertisers, resorts, anyone in this region since around 2013. I continued on with the forecasting hoping for some support in the form of advertising or sponsorship, but it didn't happen, and I do not know anyone else who works for free.

That said, I would like to get these forecast outlooks going again-->

I never charged the site user for this service. The skier/ snowboarder has enough to pay for with fuel, lift tickets and passes, gear, life, etc., and I feel it is a service that should be provided by the host, the resort, to its visitors, even if in the form of advertising on the site. I have the same awesome, nice traffic as the rest of the snow sports niche sites, but am not going to run Google ads so they can charge $20/ cpm and give us less than a dollar cpm.

That said... I watch Colorado as that is where the business is for me. Recently, Bogus Basin joined the client list and now we work up a complete custom forecast for them as well, with a long range outlook. I will be drawing from that already completed work to deliver you a broad-brush longer range outlook for the western US, for now. I hope it is useful for you:

LONGER RANGE: The 9th-10th of January another low pressure system moves in with good potential snowfall, significant snow for the west coast mainly, less as we move inland, southern areas favored like southwest US areas,The 11-12th (roughly) and then the 13th-20th of January, we expect unsettled conditions to continue dominating the western US (had this forecast for over a month, early Dec forecast for this mid-late Jan time frame), and we expect a prominent moisture tap from the tropics, as El Nino starts to show itself more... So basically, between the 9th and 20th, we expect many more storms to move through with snow for most western US resort areas, down south to including Southern California and even favoring the southwest US as a more southerly track seems more likely... This unsettled period should last into around the 18th-20th of January, then in the last part of Jan and early February (through the 8th of Feb maybe), we start off with a snow down time under more dominant high pressure ridging. More to come. CM

Mountain Summit Forecast

Thursday
↑29° / ↓23°
iconWinds: S 13 to 25 mph, then SW 22 to 34 mph
iconForecast Snow: 5"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓23°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy before noon.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds near the top S 13 to 25 mph with gusts up to 46 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 11 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓24°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 2 to 3 inches in the afternoon, then another 3 to 5 inches into the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top SW 22 to 34 mph with gusts up to 42 mph. Wind chill expected to be 5 to 10 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,060ft
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Friday
↑26° / ↓18°
iconWinds: S 15 to 27 mph, then W 26 to 38 mph
iconForecast Snow: 9"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓24°
Skies
Overcast through the morning. Chance of snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 1 to 2 inches in the early morning followed by another 3 to 6 inches before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.43 inches
Winds
Morning winds near the top S 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 33 mph. Expected wind chill to be 5 to 8 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑25° / ↓18°
Skies
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Expect periods of snow through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be 3 to 5 inches in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.17 to 0.83 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 26 to 38 mph with gusts up to 48 mph. Wind chill expected to be -8 to 6 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,060ft
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Saturday
↑26° / ↓18°
iconWinds: W 20 to 32 mph, then W 29 to 41 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑22° / ↓18°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 20 to 32 mph with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be -7 to 0 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑26° / ↓22°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 29 to 41 mph with gusts up to 51 mph. Expected wind chill to be 0 to 5 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,060ft
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Sunday
↑29° / ↓24°
iconWinds: W 18 to 30 mph, then W 43 to 55 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑26° / ↓24°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds near the top W 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 41 mph. Wind chill expected to be 0 to 6 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑29° / ↓26°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear into the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top W 43 to 55 mph with gusts up to 69 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 8 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,060ft
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Monday
↑33° / ↓27°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑28° / ↓27°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds near the top variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 3 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑33° / ↓28°
Skies
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 15 to 19 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,060ft
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Tuesday
↑38° / ↓32°
iconWinds: variable 0 to 8 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑34° / ↓32°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds near the top variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 14 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓37°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds near the top variable at 0 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 16 to 20 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 11,060ft
temperature graph

Mountain Base Forecast

Thursday
↑40° / ↓31°
iconWinds: S 8 to 19 mph, then SW 8 to 19 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑35° / ↓31°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the morning.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds around the base S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 16 to 22 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑40° / ↓35°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the afternoon followed by another dusting in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.12 to 0.6 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base SW 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 23 mph. Expected wind chill to be 22 to 26 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,531ft
temperature graph
Friday
↑36° / ↓26°
iconWinds: S 9 to 20 mph, then W 15 to 27 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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↑36° / ↓32°
Skies
Cloudy before noon. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace amount in the early morning, then another trace amount before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.43 inches
Winds
Morning winds around the base S 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Expected wind chill to be 22 to 26 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑36° / ↓26°
Skies
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.17 to 0.83 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 32 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 23 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,531ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑38° / ↓25°
iconWinds: W 12 to 24 mph, then W 15 to 27 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑33° / ↓25°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 12 to 24 mph with gusts up to 37 mph. Expected wind chill to be 6 to 18 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓29°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 15 to 27 mph with gusts up to 37 mph. Expected wind chill to be 12 to 22 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,531ft
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Sunday
↑42° / ↓29°
iconWinds: W 12 to 23 mph, then W 24 to 36 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑39° / ↓29°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly clear with a few clouds before noon.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds around the base W 12 to 23 mph with gusts up to 29 mph. Expected wind chill to be 10 to 25 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑42° / ↓34°
Skies
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming clear into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base W 24 to 36 mph with gusts up to 48 mph. Expected wind chill to be 15 to 27 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,531ft
temperature graph
Monday
↑47° / ↓29°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑42° / ↓29°
Skies
Clear becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 13 to 33 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑47° / ↓37°
Skies
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
None expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 24 to 36 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,531ft
temperature graph
Tuesday
↑51° / ↓35°
iconWinds: variable 0 to 8 mph, then variable 0 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑47° / ↓35°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds around the base variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 22 to 36 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑51° / ↓41°
Skies
Mostly cloudy becoming cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds around the base variable at 0 to 8 mph. Wind chill expected to be 25 to 40 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 8,531ft
temperature graph

Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature37°
  • Soil Low Temperature32°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature35°
  • Soil Low Temperature32°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature34°
  • Soil Low Temperature31°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature34°
  • Soil Low Temperature30°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature37°
  • Soil Low Temperature30°
Summit Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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