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Valdez McCarthy Seattle Chicago NYC Stockholm
Air Temperature45 F43 F53.474 F45.2 F50.8 F54 F
Feels Like45 F37 F53.474 F45 F50.8 F54 F
Wind Speed3mph12mph0mph1mph6.5mph0.9mph
Wind DirectionEastNNWWestWSWESESSW
Sunrise8:32 AM8:28 AM7:31 AM7:06 AM7:09 AM7:29 AM
Sunset6:26 PM6:19 PM6:17 PM6:06 PM6:12 PM5:35 PM

four day forecasts

Valdez McCarthy Seattle Chicago NYC Stockholm
Tuesdaychancerainchancerainclearpartlycloudyclearpartlycloudy
Tuesday Nightnt_chancerainnt_chancerainnt_clearnt_clearnt_clearnt_cloudy
Wednesdaychanceraincloudyclearclearclearchancerain
Wednesday Nightnt_chancerainnt_mostlycloudynt_partlycloudynt_clearnt_clearnt_clear
Thursdaychancerainpartlycloudypartlycloudychancerainclearclear
Thursday Nightnt_rainnt_snownt_clearnt_partlycloudynt_chancerainnt_partlycloudy
Fridayrainsnowpartlycloudychancerainchancerainpartlycloudy
Friday Nightnt_rainnt_chancerainnt_partlycloudynt_clearnt_clearnt_mostlycloudy

Richardson Highway @ Keystone Canyon MP 12.3

Air Temperature47
Relative Humidity99
Precipitation OccurrenceNone
Wind Speed10
Wind DirectionNE
Wind Speed Maximum18
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedNE
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)994.9

@ Tue Oct 16 11:50:00PM -0800 2018

South cam

@ Tue Oct 16 11:40:00PM -0800 2018

North cam

@ Tue Oct 16 11:42:00PM -0800 2018

Richardson Highway @ Sheep Creek MP 18.6

Air Temperature42
Relative Humidity98
Precipitation OccurrenceOther
Wind Speed2
Wind DirectionSW
Wind Speed Maximum4
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedSW
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)

@ Tue Oct 16 11:50:00PM -0800 2018

South cam

@ Wed Oct 17 12:00:00AM -0800 2018

North cam

@ Wed Oct 17 12:02:00AM -0800 2018

Richardson Highway @ Thompson Pass MP 25.7

Air Temperature37
Relative Humidity0
Precipitation OccurrenceNone
Wind Speed21
Wind DirectionSE
Wind Speed Maximum25
Wind Direction of Maximum SpeedSE
Station Barometric Pressure (non-aviation)907.1

@ Tue Oct 16 11:50:00PM -0800 2018

South cam

@ Wed Oct 17 12:02:00AM -0800 2018

Loveland Glacier cam

@ Wed Oct 17 12:02:00AM -0800 2018

North cam

@ Wed Oct 17 12:00:00AM -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.