Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Weather Forecast for Bighorn.

The weather is looking good so far. Hopefully it will hold and we will not have to deal with weather like Leadville last year, but even if we do it will be an adventure either way. Next post, race report next week. Stay tuned.

Lower part of the course (4,500-7,500ft):

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Higher part of the course (8,000-9,000ft):

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind between 7 and 9 mph.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Saturday: Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.