West Coast Wind Blog: Forecasting UP AND DOWN Gorge winds.
A Slack discussion: Learning to recognize a pattern for very up and down winds in the Columbia River Gorge
by Matt Sounders & Mike Godsey
there must be a lot of mid-level cool air
yeah…these rocking animations are highly useful
now you see the thin inversion…now you don’t!
alas, the models were way overestimating the thickness of the marine inversion on Monday/Tuesday for today so I expected today to be better for longer
what about Portland?
You can see it arriving at Astoria
quite cold at the top of the boundary layer
that makes a large difference
the users are getting a bit savvier and have higher expectations these days