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weather.com forecast vs temps near the river

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weather.com forecast vs temps near the river
« on: April 03, 2019, 07:39:49 PM »
Weather .com forecast 94 for next Tuesday 4/9/19. I believe they use Panther Junction for this forecast.
We were hoping to hike Tapado Canyon   in BBRSP that day, any idea what the temps at that altitude might be?   
We have  a plan b, c, etc, there's always more to do than time allows.
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Re: weather.com forecast vs temps near the river
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 08:12:04 PM »
Jim2,

Here is NOAA's point forecast for near the mouth of Tapado by the River:

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-104.09352779388429&lat=29.362503408051808#.XKVYvJhKiUk

Realize that the low Monday night is potentially a beginning temp for your hike and that the high won't likely be achieved till 3 or 4 pm, if that helps any.

Regards,

Flash

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Re: weather.com forecast vs temps near the river
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2019, 09:17:30 PM »
Thanks Flash, that does help. 
We are going to have to talk about our options. I really hoped to see Tapado Canyon, could be an early start is the answer.

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Re: weather.com forecast vs temps near the river
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2019, 09:22:28 AM »
I add 15 degrees for the sun effect so that forecast would be a no go for daytime hiking.  Are you planning to out-and-back it to what, Oso Spring, from 170?

If so, all things are doable if you're willing to go at night; and being up in the depths of Tapado for sunrise would be epic.  Plan your hike to start in the early morning (I'd say 2am or so) to arrive 4-5 miles up Tapado at 6-ish, for pre-dawn.  Then enjoy the stroll down in the best photog light, out before noon with lighter packs than you started.

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Re: weather.com forecast vs temps near the river
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2019, 12:28:42 PM »
 Steel frog, I admire your adaptability, and your ability to get out of bed at 2 AM. My idea of an early start was getting up at 5, out by 6 and  at the trail head by 7. Yes I had hoped to go out about five miles from 170. I agree with you about the reflected light/heat.













 


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