Weather for the week of October 15th

The week of October 15th begins with a cloudy Sunday with some sun and highs in the low 60’s. Monday will be cooler will plenty of sun but highs only reaching the low 50’s. It will be breezy much of the day. Tuesday will be sunny all day with highs reaching the mid 50’s. The warming trend will continue of Wednesday with highs getting into the mid 60’s under sunny skies. Thursday will be mostly sunny and mild with highs creeping into the high 60’s. Friday will be a rapt of Thursday with sunny skies and highs in the high 60’s. On Saturday there will be more sunshine with highs nearing 70 degrees. Remember that getting a sunburn or an overexposure to the sun’s UV rays is possible even in the fall. Protect yourself at all times. When the weather conditions are constantly changing with cool mornings and warm afternoons, be sure you are dressed appropriately in clothing which will wick away moisture to allow further moisture to evaporate and cool your body. Layering should be with non-cotton materials as cotton tends to hold moisture. Keeping hydrated is important no matter the temperatures since hydrating properly will allow you to hike longer and in greater comfort. Be sure to carry plenty of water with you as local water sources can be unreliable and may be contaminated. Once you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated! Remember, the weather forecast is only a prediction and always contains percentages. Be prepared and have a plan for the most likely and least likely forecast! Are you prepared to stay out overnight on a trail? Conditions in the morning can change drastically by afternoon. Conditions at the trailhead do not always reflect the conditions on the peaks! Variable trail and weather conditions are a hallmark of these mountains. BE CAREFUL AND BE PREPARED!

Weather for the week of October 8th

The week of October 8th begins with a cloudy Sunday with highs in the mid 70’s and the possibility of rain showers spread throughout the day. On Monday there will be rain throughout the date from the remnants of Tropical Storm Nate. The highs will still be in the low 70’s. Tuesday will be warm with clouds and sun with highs in the low 70’s. Wednesday will be cooler with highs in the mid 60’s and the chance of a passing afternoon shower. The rain showers will continue through Thursday morning. The rest of Thursday will be cloudy with highs in the low 60’s. Friday will also be cloudy with highs again in the low 60’s. Saturday will finally see some sun with highs reaching just into the low 70’s. Remember that getting a sunburn or an overexposure to the sun’s UV rays is possible even in the fall. Protect yourself at all times. When the weather conditions are constantly changing with cool mornings and warm afternoons, be sure you are dressed appropriately in clothing which will wick away moisture to allow further moisture to evaporate and cool your body. Layering should be with non-cotton materials as cotton tends to hold moisture. Keeping hydrated is important no matter the temperatures since hydrating properly will allow you to hike longer and in greater comfort. Be sure to carry plenty of water with you as local water sources can be unreliable and may be contaminated. Once you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated! Remember, the weather forecast is only a prediction and always contains percentages. Be prepared and have a plan for the most likely and least likely forecast! Are you prepared to stay out overnight on a trail? Conditions in the morning can change drastically by afternoon. Conditions at the trailhead do not always reflect the conditions on the peaks! Variable trail and weather conditions are a hallmark of these mountains. BE CAREFUL AND BE PREPARED!

Weather for the week of October 1st

The week of October 1st begins with a sunny and pleasant Sunday with highs in the low 60’s. On Monday There will be plenty of sunshine with highs reaching into the high 60’s. Tuesday will be a repeat of Monday with plenty of sunshine. The forecast for Wednesday looks much like the beginning of the week butt he highs will be reaching the low 70’s. The sunny weather will continue into Thursday with the high temperature reaching the mid 70’s. By Friday the highs will fall back into the high 60’s with partly sunny skies. On Saturday it will be sunny and pleasant with highs in the mid 60’s. Remember that getting a sunburn or an overexposure to the sun’s UV rays is possible even in the fall. Protect yourself at all times. When the weather conditions are constantly changing with cool mornings and warm afternoons, be sure you are dressed appropriately in clothing which will wick away moisture to allow further moisture to evaporate and cool your body. Layering should be with non-cotton materials as cotton tends to hold moisture. Keeping hydrated is important no matter the temperatures since hydrating properly will allow you to hike longer and in greater comfort. Be sure to carry plenty of water with you as local water sources can be unreliable and may be contaminated. Once you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated! Remember, the weather forecast is only a prediction and always contains percentages. Be prepared and have a plan for the most likely and least likely forecast! Are you prepared to stay out overnight on a trail? Conditions in the morning can change drastically by afternoon. Conditions at the trailhead do not always reflect the conditions on the peaks! Variable trail and weather conditions are a hallmark of these mountains. BE CAREFUL AND BE PREPARED!