Black Rock CIty weather today

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Black Rock CIty weather today

Post by unjonharley » Thu Aug 17, 2006 11:26 am

Weather for today is:H84/L54°F

Humitiy16.9%

Feels like 77°F

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Post by unjonharley » Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:26 pm

Aug 17 153 pm pst update.

84°F

Humitiy 12%

Feels like 85

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Post by julie_c » Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:33 pm

sounds like heaven to me....

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Post by golgotha-a-go-go » Thu Aug 17, 2006 9:02 pm

unjon...

http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Black_Rock_City.html

I defer to this daily, a month or so before I go out... great for checking past days history on wind, max temp, barometric pressure, and all that stuff that's meaningless once you get to the playa and try to set up camp in a a gale force wind.

Checking on the weather daily is a way of being out on the playa before I go. Actually, I'm there already in mind. This all seems like a bad warm-up band...
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Post by geekster » Fri Aug 18, 2006 12:55 am

If you have an RSS feed aggrigator, I get my stuff from here:

http://www.rssweather.com/zipcode/89412/wx.php

Note that the date/time stamp is often wrong on the feed files.
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Post by unjonharley » Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:59 am

My weather report was for Gerlach.

Black Rock City has it's own weather. Heat make winds and white sand makes reflective heat.

The average for Gerlach this year looks to be in the mid 80s°f and the lows in the upper 60s. Mean average 69-70°F Feels like heaven

Burning Man week records: HI 100øF (2001) Lo47°F (2004)

All time record for that week: Hi 102°F (1949) Lo39°F (1966)

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Post by geekster » Fri Aug 18, 2006 5:35 pm

Looks like the winds will swing back around from the West tomorrow, they have been blowing from the East the past few days. That causes a lot of additional dust because the wind generally blows from the West. When it changes direction, all the dust that had found homes and drifts and whatnot, suddenly needs to find a new home and the chage in wind direction causes it to have to find new drifts and nooks and crannies to hide in.

So it is always dustier for a day or so after a wind direction change while everything settles into the new pattern.
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Post by adept » Mon Aug 21, 2006 1:55 pm

[quote="golgotha-a-go-go"]unjon...

http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Black_Rock_City.html

I defer to this daily, a month or so before I go out... great for checking past days history on wind, max temp, barometric pressure, and all that stuff that's meaningless once you get to the playa and try to set up camp in a a gale force wind.

Checking on the weather daily is a way of being out on the playa before I go. Actually, I'm there already in mind. This all seems like a bad warm-up band...[/quote]Check the elevation out on this... isn't it nearly 3000ft off from what BRC actually is? I'm just planning on the worst I've ever read about since I'm a BRC virgin.

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Post by blyslv » Mon Aug 21, 2006 1:57 pm

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Post by diane o'thirst » Mon Aug 21, 2006 6:08 pm

Checked out next week on Yahoo!Weather, says the temps are going to be in the high 80s to mid 50s with winds ranging from 10 to 20mph.

One of my Myspace friends is a Ranger and she says the word from Ranger HQ is fine conditions on the Playa...dust e-mail *was* a hoax.

One thing I did notice...the Yahoo! weather page predicted possible isolated thunderstorms in the Gerlach area on Sunday, so people building camps and installations should be aware of that.
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Post by HughMungus » Mon Aug 21, 2006 7:56 pm

unjonharley wrote:Humitiy 12%
God I'm looking forward to this.
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Post by skygod » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:37 am

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Post by Tiara » Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:35 pm

Just a quick shout out that the "black rock city" weather report on wunderground is actually the conditions reported at Lovelock, NV, which is about a hundred miles away(?) and at a different elevation than Black Rock City. So while that's a reasonable estimate of the weather on the playa, the playa is likely to be warmer during the day and cooler at night than those reported temperatures.

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