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Valdez McCarthy Seattle Chicago NYC Stockholm
Air Temperature42.1 F43 F65.426 F50.6 F62.9 F55.4 F
Feels Like40 F40 F65.426 F50.6 F62.9 F55.4 F
Wind Speed4mph5mph2mph0mph11mph1.3mph
Wind DirectionSSENNENWNNWSSESSE
Sunrise8:32 AM8:28 AM7:31 AM7:06 AM7:09 AM7:32 AM
Sunset6:26 PM6:19 PM6:17 PM6:06 PM6:12 PM5:32 PM

four day forecasts

Valdez McCarthy Seattle Chicago NYC Stockholm
Wednesdaychancerainchancerainclearclearpartlycloudymostlycloudy
Wednesday Nightnt_chancerainnt_cloudynt_clearnt_clearnt_partlycloudynt_mostlycloudy
Thursdaychancerainpartlycloudypartlycloudyclearclearchancerain
Thursday Nightnt_rainnt_snownt_clearnt_clearnt_clearnt_clear
Fridayrainsnowpartlycloudychancerainclearclear
Friday Nightnt_rainnt_rainnt_clearnt_partlycloudynt_chancerainnt_partlycloudy
Saturdayrainchancerainpartlycloudyrainpartlycloudypartlycloudy
Saturday Nightnt_rainnt_rainnt_clearnt_clearnt_partlycloudynt_mostlycloudy

Richardson Highway @ Keystone Canyon MP 12.3

Air Temperature43
Relative Humidity99
Precipitation OccurrenceNone
Wind Speed7
Wind DirectionE
Wind Speed Maximum12
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedNE
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)998.5

@ Wed Oct 17 1:20:00PM -0800 2018

South cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:10:00PM -0800 2018

North cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:13:00PM -0800 2018

Richardson Highway @ Sheep Creek MP 18.6

Air Temperature41
Relative Humidity96
Precipitation OccurrenceOther
Wind SpeedCalm
Wind DirectionE
Wind Speed Maximum1
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedNE
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)

@ Wed Oct 17 1:20:00PM -0800 2018

North cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:32:00PM -0800 2018

South cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:30:00PM -0800 2018

Richardson Highway @ Thompson Pass MP 25.7

Air Temperature33
Relative Humidity0
Precipitation OccurrenceNone
Wind Speed7
Wind DirectionW
Wind Speed Maximum17
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedW
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)909.9

@ Wed Oct 17 1:20:00PM -0800 2018

South cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:33:00PM -0800 2018

Loveland Glacier cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:33:00PM -0800 2018

North cam

@ Wed Oct 17 1:30:00PM -0800 2018

cloud & wind time-series

Illustrates when precipitation, its type and intensity that will be arriving at Geeks in the Woods as well as impact flights at the Valdez airport. Thompson Pass is at 900hPa. More Info

Valdez, AK Cloud/Wind Time-series

VARIABLES FOUND ON THE FORECAST TIME-SECTION PLOTS:

CLOUD WATER MIXING RATIO: Values of kg/kg in the green/yellow/red colors scaled by 10**5. The scale is shown in the upper left corner of the plot.

CLOUD ICE MIXING RATIO: Values of kg/kg in the blue/purple colors scaled by 10**5. The scale is shown in the upper right corner of the plot.

TEMPERATURE: The 0 degree Celsius isotherm is depicted with a solid black line, while the -15 degree C isotherm is a dashed black line.

WINDS: Vertical profiles of forecast winds are shown in KNOTS. TERRAIN: The terrain is shown in brown at the bottom of the plot. Surface pressure can be determined by using the pressure axis on the left side of the plot.

NOTICE THE TIME AXIS ON THE BOTTOM. THESE PLOTS GO BACKWARD IN TIME AS REQUESTED BY THE FIELD TO ASSESS THE "UPSTREAM CONDITIONS." AS YOU EXAMINE THE PLOTS, PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE EARLIEST FORECAST TIMES ARE ON THE RIGHT. THIS IS NOT THE CASE FOR THE SURFACE METEOGRAMS.