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Post by trilobyte » Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:11 pm

Black Rock City now has its own weather station - check it out!

It's located in the heart of BRC, near Center Camp. Data is updated every 5 minutes or so. Enjoy!

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Cactus Pete » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:04 am

Sweeeet.

Too bad there's no seismograph...

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Nipple » Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:20 am

That thing looks like a one of those busy boxes from a kid's crib but for future weather nerds.

Which one of these gauges tells me how long before my Hot Pocket's done?

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Post by TT120 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:25 am

Conditions look pretty much perfect!
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by lemur » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:05 am

itll be interesting to see how the weather is on the playa..

in the past.., if i recall correctly, the old site was weather from gerlach.. and ive always felt that the heat (and wind) out on the playa should be a bit more than in town

you can see charts of previous years of weather from the gerlach station on this websit:

http://www.dongrays.com/burningman2012/

http://www.dongrays.com/burningman2011/

http://www.dongrays.com/burningman2010/

http://www.dongrays.com/burningman2009/

http://www.dongrays.com/burningman2008/

http://www.dongrays.com/burningman2007/



.....thats probably enough to give ya an idea of the avg weather in the area of burning man.
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Cactus Pete » Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:55 am

trilobyte wrote:Black Rock City now has its own weather station - check it out!

It's located in the heart of BRC, near Center Camp. Data is updated every 5 minutes or so. Enjoy!
Hmmm...appears to be down.
Definitely not ominous... :|

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by frenchblue1 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:22 am

Looks like it rained in Reno pretty hard and on the playa today and Thursday? We are delaying our early entry since the weather station link seems to be down for playa conditions.

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by FIGJAM » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:25 am

If watching the radar means anything, there has been little to no rain on the playa.

Overcast just means DPW doesn't have to work in the hot sunshine. 8)
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by geospyder » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:56 am

You know it's going to be a bad day when you jump out of bed and miss the floor.

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by FIGJAM » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:20 am

Those are forcasts, but the local rain gauges arn't showing any from what I've found. 8)
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Boijoy » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:29 am

It was raining on the playa 12 hours ago according to sfslim. ( im following him on Instagram )
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Boijoy » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:29 am

Im thinking dry socks might be a good gift this year. :-)
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by tatonka » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:31 am

it shows on nat weather channel it will be 89 avg with 0 rain all next week
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by JayBobBoy » Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:13 pm

Is any of this going to alter my plans...no.

Plan for the worst, hope for the best. Bring it on!
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by FIGJAM » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:57 am

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Just_Joe » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:39 am

trilobyte wrote:Black Rock City now has its own weather station - check it out!
Here is a URL for the current month stats from the station referenced above:
http://alturl.com/dxntp

High wind yesterday was 44!

In regards to rainfall, I had equipment on the playa a few years ago for the Monday "Double Rainbow" shower.
I measured .05 (1/20th of an inch). The playa got TWICE that amount on Tuesday.

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Boijoy » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:50 am

were going to freeze !!! :-) awesome !
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by phil » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:38 am

Just_Joe wrote: >SNIP<
High wind yesterday was 44!
>SNIP<

What time of day, please?

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Re: BRC Weather

Post by Eric » Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:24 pm

phil wrote:
Just_Joe wrote: >SNIP<
High wind yesterday was 44!
>SNIP<

What time of day, please?
From the link he posted, 4:55pm.
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Re: BRC Weather

Post by geospyder » Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:47 pm

Near gale ... 35 mph (56 kph) ... Entire trees sway
Gale ......... 43 mph (68 kph) ... It is difficult to walk into the wind
Severe gale . 50 mph (81 kph) ... Branches and slates are blown off
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