2009-11-02 14:40:35.000 – Mary Ellen Dunn,  Summit Intern


The weather has finally cleared up from the weekend show of high winds and foggy skies. It still amazes me how quickly the weather can change up here and this weekend was another great example. One second the wind’s gusting to a peak of 96mph with heavy down pouring rain and the next temperature drops 10 degrees in an hour, as a cold front passes covering the summit in ice. Yesterday we were socked in the fog all day with teases of blue sky right above, then all of a sudden, clearing to a beautiful night sky with winds dying significantly. High pressure was in control today making it a beautiful day. You never know what the weather conditions will be on the summit of Mount Washington and with winter approaching I know the show will only get that much better.


Mary Ellen Dunn,  Summit Intern

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