Fall is on the way
2012-09-09 16:33:22.000 – Steve Welsh, Weather Observer/IT Specialist
What a difference a day makes. After all the recent mild muggy conditions it was so refreshing stepping outside this morning and breathing in some cool crisp air for a change. It really felt very Fall like with temperatures in the mid-30s and haze free unrestricted views of the surrounding mountains. The storms that came through yesterday evening certainly scoured the air mas out and with a temperature drop of ten degrees in an hour we knew a big change was on the way.
On Friday I watched a couple of Merlins chasing each other round and round the summit cone. Their aerobatic display was really impressive to watch as they swooped and stooped repeatedly. After they eventually glided off I realized that it is yet another sign of the changing season as many birds are now heading south to escape the cold that will soon be upon us. In a few short weeks the trees will be in their Fall colors too.
Oh and the latest weather models are predicting we will be right around the freezing mark tomorrow morning….
Steve Welsh, Weather Observer/IT Specialist