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Today's Weather atop Mount Washington

Mountain weather is subject to rapid changes and extreme conditions. Always be prepared to make your own assessment of travel and weather conditions. This outlook is one tool to help you plan a safe trip. Always travel with adequate clothing, shelter, food, and water.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
4:54 AM
Conditions at 4:54 AM

Weather: Light snow and fog

Temperature: 27°F

Wind: W 30 mph

Visibility: 150 feet

Relative Humidity: 100%

Station Pressure: 23.72" rising

Ground Conditions: Icy rocks w/ a trace of snow

24 Hour Statistics

Maximum Temperature: 26°F

Minimum Temperature: 11°F

Peak Wind Gust: NW 73 mph

Average Wind Speed: 41.9 mph

Liquid Precipitation: 0.00"

Snowfall: 0.0"

Almanac Data

Record High: 51°F (1979)

Record Low: 0°F (1974)

Average Daily Temperature: 29°F

Average Monthly Melted Precipitation: 7.66

Average Monthly Snowfall: 13.80

Total Snowfall So Far This Month: 0.9"

Average Monthly Winds: 34.1

Sunrise: 7:02

Sunset: 5:57

Forecast Discussion

Low pressure will move to south of Long Island today, with a warmer and more moist air mass moving into New England. Mixed precipitation showers this morning will likely transition over to a period of steady rain by the afternoon as temperatures climb just above freezing. A strengthening onshore flow will enhance precipitation overnight, with temperatures falling off to near or just below freezing, and rain, freezing rain, and sleet all likely over the course of the night. Low pressure will continue to strengthen Wednesday as it moves northeast into the Gulf of Maine, with mixed precipitation during the morning changing back to plain rain as temperatures climb back above freezing. Rain could fall heavily at times late in the day and through Thursday, with flooding and flash flooding a concern for the neighboring ravines and tributaries.

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