Current Conditions

UTC Date : 22h on 16 October 2017
(3 AM local Ridge A time)
1m air Temperature : -60C (-76F)
1m winds (est'd) : S at 5-10 kt
Atm. Pressure : 571 mbar
Altimeter setting : 28.04 in Hg
Pressure altitude : 4580 meters (15,000 ft)
Precip. water / wx : 0.15 mm
Receiver Status : 809 GHz : (ON)
492 GHz : (OFF)
1497 GHz : (ON)
FFT Spectrometer : (ON)

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Area Weather Summary

Updated 22Z, 16 October

Nice October conditions giving way to a windy moisture system moving in from inland startin on the 18th. Peak winds will be midday on the 19th with gradual recovery starting late on the 20th.

5 Day Forecast

Updated 22Z, 16 Oct 2017

17 October Clear skies and cold with temperatures -54C to -64C, with light breezes from the south at 5-10 kt.
18 October Increasing moisture, temperatures, and winds as the day progresses. Temperatures will be in the -45C to -55C range, with winds from the South at 10-15 kt.
19-21 Oct Windy on the 19th with scattered to broken clouds. Winds will start out 15-20 kt from the South, decreasing to 5 kt by the 20th and light thereafter. A chance of scattered clouds will remain for the rest of the forecast period and temperatures will be -47C to -57C.

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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