Current Conditions

UTC Date : 17h on 19 March 2018
(10 PM local Ridge A time)
1m air Temperature : -57C (-70F)
1m winds (est'd) : E at 5-10 kt
Atm. Pressure : 575 mbar
Altimeter setting : 28.22 in Hg
Pressure altitude : 4530 meters (14,900 ft)
Precip. water / wx : 0.24 mm SKC
Receiver Status : 809 GHz : (ON)
492 GHz : (OFF)
1497 GHz : (ON)
FFT Spectrometer : (ON)

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Area Weather Summary

Updated 02Z, 6 March 2018

Mostly clear and increasingly cold with light winds over the next few days as the first sunsets appear over Ridge A. Light influx of midlevel moisture initially from the West and then from the East will maintain a small chance of ice crystals but otherwise conditions will be fair.

5 Day Forecast

Updated 02Z, 6 March 2018

6 March Mostly clear skies with temperatures in the -49C to -59C range and light breezes of 5-8 kt from the N and NW.
7 March Clear skies and calm winds, with temperatures around -55C.
8-10 Mar Continued clear and mild. A slight chance of very scattered clouds and ice crystals on the 10th as dissipated moisture arrives from the SE. Temperatures will be -50C to -60C and breezes will be calm, becoming southerly at 5 kt on the 10th.

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Current AMPS models for the following parameters. Click one to view full-scale.

  • Surface conditions (temperature and winds)
  • Surface winds
  • Winds and relative humidity aloft, 3000 ft above ground (900m)
  • Temperature and winds at 16 kft (4.9 km)
  • Surface altimeter setting (barometric pressure corrected to sea level)
  • Cloud coverage and heights