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Re: Rain
« Reply #45 on: August 30, 2016, 07:02:49 PM »
Sounds like they don't know.  I think Flash maybe got an answer to this last year or so but I can't recall.   :eusa_think:
Wow, I am not recalling either.  :eusa_think:   Maybe I did!   :eusa_eh:

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Re: Rain
« Reply #46 on: August 30, 2016, 07:59:44 PM »
I think it was from this thread where we discussed the differences last year but never came to a conclusion.
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Re: Rain
« Reply #47 on: September 26, 2016, 07:20:01 AM »
Another 0.87"  - Basin in the past 24 hrs
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Re: Rain
« Reply #48 on: September 26, 2016, 10:37:59 AM »
Another 0.87"  - Basin in the past 24 hrs

Great news.
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

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Re: Rain
« Reply #49 on: September 26, 2016, 11:36:08 AM »
I was in the basin yesterday. I could see waterfalls pouring down the slopes before the fog rolled in and blocked out everything.

Unfortunately, the mosquitos are now borderline unbearable in the chisos. Don't know if I've ever even seen any there before.

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Re: Rain
« Reply #50 on: September 27, 2016, 08:29:11 AM »
I was in the basin yesterday. I could see waterfalls pouring down the slopes before the fog rolled in and blocked out everything.

Unfortunately, the mosquitos are now borderline unbearable in the chisos. Don't know if I've ever even seen any there before.

They are on their annual migration south.  :icon_lol:
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Re: Rain
« Reply #51 on: September 27, 2016, 10:11:26 AM »
From today's morning report....
                                    Day    Month     YTD
Chisos Basin 5400  0.51"    4.03"       22.42"
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Re: Rain
« Reply #52 on: September 27, 2016, 12:50:53 PM »
I wonder how much the rain will continue into October.

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Re: Rain
« Reply #53 on: September 27, 2016, 01:22:13 PM »
October Historical
                         Basin         PJ         
Average           1.47        1.38
Maximum       7.49         6.88
Minimum        0.00         0.00

So.....my guess is anywhere between 0.00 and 7  :icon_smile:
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Re: Rain
« Reply #54 on: September 27, 2016, 01:48:43 PM »
October Historical
                         Basin         PJ         
Average           1.47        1.38
Maximum       7.49         6.88
Minimum        0.00         0.00

So.....my guess is anywhere between 0.00 and 7  :icon_smile:

Don't go out on a limb  :icon_wink:
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Re: Rain
« Reply #55 on: December 03, 2016, 08:06:46 PM »
Looks like some good December rain today.  So far .27" at PJ  and .51" in the Basin
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
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Re: Rain
« Reply #56 on: December 04, 2016, 03:46:51 PM »
We are in Alpine now and have light rain about 36-40 degrees. The following came across my phone a few hours ago.
Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
205 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTRY WEATHER EXPECTED IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE DAVIS
MOUNTAINS AND BIG BEND AREA TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE BIG BEND REGION
TONIGHT, THEN INTO CENTRAL TEXAS MONDAY. SOME OF THE RESULTING
PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW, BUT ONLY ABOVE 6000 FEET IN THE
DAVIS, GLASS, CHINATI AND CHISOS MOUNTAINS.

TXZ074-080-081-051500-
/O.NEW.KMAF.WW.Y.0005.161205T0000Z-161205T1500Z/
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...MARFA...
BIG BEND NP...MARATHON
205 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FEET IN THE
  DAVIS...GLASS...CHI NATI AND CHISOS MOUNTAINS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...ROADS COULD BECOME SLUSHY DURING HEAVIER SNOW
  SHOWERS. WET SNOW ACCUMULATION COULD CAUSE PROBLEMS ON TREES AND
  POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.  BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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Re: Rain
« Reply #57 on: December 04, 2016, 03:53:25 PM »
Looks like some good December rain today.  So far .27" at PJ  and .51" in the Basin

>24" YTD - Woohoo!
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Re: Rain
« Reply #58 on: December 04, 2016, 09:10:12 PM »
Looks like some good December rain today.  So far .27" at PJ  and .51" in the Basin

>24" YTD - Woohoo!

Quote
Winter Weather Advisory

Issued: 2:05 PM CST Dec. 4, 2016 National Weather Service


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to 9 am
CST Monday
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* timing... tonight and Monday morning.

* Main impact... one to three inches of snow above 6000 feet in the
  Davis... glass... chinati and Chisos Mountains
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* Other impacts... roads could become slushy during heavier snow
  showers. Wet snow accumulation could cause problems on trees and
  power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties.  Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.


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Re: Rain
« Reply #59 on: December 05, 2016, 06:58:06 AM »
Seems a bit warm for any accumulation of snow?
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