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Lo25° Decreasing Clouds


Hi30° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi28° Patchy Freezing Fog then Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo25° Mostly Cloudy


Hi27° Partly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo24° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi26° Patchy Freezing Fog

Friday Night

Lo24° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi26° Patchy Freezing Fog

And sometimes snow flakes out around here

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The lack of snowpack in the mountains reminds us that every so often we get a dry winter.

We watched more closely back when a local board ran the Mission Ridge ski area. Our first year, 1966, was bad but not disastrous; then came 1976 and not a wheel turned, convincing the board to put in snowmaking.

Ten years later, 1986, was bad, but snowmaking saved the day. Bad news for skiers is fine for housebuilders, however.

That big apartment…

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