Getting Ready for High Winds, Snow and Ice

2016-10-22 17:17:18.000 – Ben Brownell, Summit Intern

 

Well we have finally crossed the last few items off of our winter checklist this shift and are ready for the storm!  Some final tasks include sealing up a few windows and making sure our instruments that can’t handle icing are taken down for the storm.  As I’m sure you all know our pitot tube is our primary instrument for high winds and icing events.  We are expecting to be pretty busy throughout the weekend chipping off all the ice and measuring the snow depth!  Time will tell what the storm will bring but its looks to be significant with some serious snow fall on the White mountains, Adirondacks and Green mountains.  We have been writing down our own estimates for peak wind gusts and snowfall totals.  Let us know what you think we will experience up here on the summit for wind gusts and snow!
 
 

 

Ben Brownell, Summit Intern

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