Happy Halloween! It seems as though the weather is fit for the holiday today, a bit dark and dreary. But that has done nothing to deter the hikers who have come to trick or treat at high altitude! Yesterday's high was 50 and the low was 29 overnight. Right now it is overcast and 47 degrees. Everyone have a safe and happy Halloween!
The sun is back! And just in time for the weekend...and we are busy already up top! Yesterday's high was 50 degrees and the low overnight fell to 28. We received a few sprinkles over the course of the day accumulating to .13" total. Today is bright and blue and beautiful! Already 49 degrees without a cloud to be seen for miles. Superb weather conditions for Halloween weekend!
The crew had an infamously wild night last night...Ryn, a newer addition to our crew numbers, gave Walt an introductory crochet tutorial while Austin, a self-proclaimed "level 6 crochet master" works on a piece that is, as of now, in undecided form. Trevor, another newer face to our crew, could have finished a set of coasters by tomorrow. And being a knitter myself, I marveled at the idea that anyone could make something with only one needle...
Hello, hello! It seems we are in for another cloudy day, but it seems there may be sunshine (along with colder temperatures) on the way this weekend! Yesterday saw us socked in a cloud for the entire day, but venturing a few miles down Rainbow Falls trail and out of the clouds I was able to catch some beautiful color in the valley. Yesterday's high was 50 degrees and the low was 39. We received almost an inch of rain shortly before sunrise. Currently it is 40 and misty.
Good morning! Ruthie here, back from a few days off and I'm lucky I didn't blow right off the mountain hiking back last night! High gusts of wind and .8" of rainfall made for an adventurous hike yesterday to say the least, but it wasn't too cold on the way (small favors, am I right?). The high was 47 yesterday and the overnight low was only 42. Today is much of the same, high winds and a steady drizzle, but it is already 49 degrees, so a bit warmer.
While this isn't ideal hiking weather for most, I find that some of my most memorable and awe-inspiring hikes are the result of these less-than-perfect conditions. A quick word of advice for those who do enjoy to venture out on days like today- Stay vigilant about not only the weather related conditions around you (fallen limbs or trees, swollen creek crossings, slippery footing, etc.) but also stay self-aware when it comes to your own body and how it reacts to cold and rain. Stay as dry and warm as possible! Safe and happy hiking everyone!
Hello down there!!! #Brian here again. I'd be lying if I said today's photo is accurate. The weather is just miserable. We are experiencing 50+mph wind guests and sideways rains. #yuck It is currently 44 degrees and breezy. Yesterday's high reached 48 and the low dropped to 43. We received .55 inches of rain.
Question for y'all. If it currently 44 degrees with 30 mph winds, and at 6593 feet, what is the windchill? #AndAnswer
Hello down there! #Brian here again. #again I have not been able to blog the last few days due to internet trouble. #sorry It is llama day which means more linens. Woohoo! The weather has been a mixed bag up here. I feel the hurricane has something to do with it. It is currently 44 degrees and drizzly. Yesterday's high reached 53 and the low dropped to 42 degrees. We received .15 inches of rain with more to come. #BringRainGear
Hello down there!! #Brian here. Here is a photo of the progress above arch rock. It blows my mind how much work these fine peeps can do in a season. #mindBlown
The weather today is just lovely. It is currently 62 degrees and perfect. Yesterday's high reached 62 and the low dropped to 38 degrees. Still no sprinkles.
Good morning, good morning! Another picture perfect day! Yesterday's high was 59 and the low overnight was 37. Once again it is clear and blue, but a little warmer already today- already 52 degrees! It is going to be an amazing weekend and I hope that everyone enjoys it!
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2017 Mt. LeConte Weather Data (Year-to-Date)