8:35 a.m. Trailhead Conditions:
Temperature is 4.1 degrees F and rising;
Humidity is 46% and steady;
Pressure is 29.68" of Hg and rising;
The wind speed is hovering around 3.0-3.5 mph with gusts as high as 10.5 mph in the sample period;
The Cascades are buried in snow;
The Cascades Brook is buried in snow;
The USFS Fire Danger Class is NONE, quite obviously!
It is worth noting that our location at the Tatnuck Valley floor is
sheltered from the wind and you should expect higher winds in the
Cascades, and especially up on Cascades West and if you are elsewhere on
the Asnebumskit Ridge Trail or East Side Trail between Bell Pond and
Today's weather prediction from the NWS is:
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -16. West wind 14-16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.