MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for APRIL 2004

NAME: 3270 Nowell   CITY: West Juneau   STATE: Alaska 
ELEV:    97 ft  LAT: 58 17' 33" N  LONG: 134 25' 37" W

TEMPERATURE (F), RAIN  (in), WIND SPEED (mph), SNOW (in). Snowfall from 21:00 - 21:00, all others Midnight to Midnight.
NEW TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY SENSOR INSTALLED APRIL 14, 2004.

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG                      WIND       SNOW        
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                DOM  RUN         ON(1)      
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME   DIR  (mi)  SNOW GRND WEATHER
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 1  35.4  38.0   3:50p  32.9   2:50a  29.6   0.0  0.25   1.4  14.0  12:50p   SE  33.62  0.0  2.0 Cld Cld/LtSn Cld/Rn-Sn Cld/LtRn-Driz
 2  40.3  42.9   5:30p  36.3   2:45a  24.7   0.0  1.08   6.6  26.0   6:05p   SE 159.18  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn/LtRn-Driz & Spr Cld/Rn
 3  41.7  47.3  10:25a  37.8  11:00p  23.3   0.0  0.79   3.1  25.0  10:40a   SE  73.38  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld PCld Cld/Rn Cld/Rn/LtRn/Mist 
 4  39.7  42.8   2:55p  36.5   6:40a  24.3   0.0  0.07   1.5  12.0  12:30p  SSE  40.57  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn/Mist MCld/PCld M/PCld/RnShr Cld/OccSpr
 5  40.3  46.7   2:00p  34.6   9:25p  24.7   0.0  0.01   1.1  10.0  11:30a    E  27.50  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld/ThinOvcst Cld/Spr PCld/Cld PCld/Clr Clr/MClr
 6  41.4  52.5   2:10p  32.8   2:15a  23.6   0.0  0.00   2.0  14.0   3:00p   SW  47.84  0.0  0.0 P/MCld Ovcst/Cld Thin/VeryThinOvcst Cld/ThinOvcst
 7  43.5  49.9   5:05p  36.5   1:50a  21.5   0.0  0.14   3.3  22.0   8:35a   SW  79.04  0.0  0.0 Cld/OccMist-Spr/LtRn Cld/OccBrks MCld Cld/Rn 
 8  42.2  51.4   1:40p  33.1  11:50p  22.8   0.0  0.03   1.9  12.0  11:30a  SSW  46.61  0.0  0.0 VarCld/Rn P/Mcld Clr/PCld P/MCld Clr/PCld Clr
 9  40.3  44.6   5:05p  32.9  12:15a  24.7   0.0  0.06   1.0  11.0   3:40p   SW  22.76  0.0  0.0 HiOvcst Cld Cld/LtRn/Spr Cld
10  43.1  50.5   2:40p  36.9  11:10p  21.9   0.0  0.00   3.1  16.0  11:40a  WNW  75.40  0.0  0.0 Cld/LwrCld Foggy-Cldy MCld HiThinOvcst/Sun Ovcst
11  46.7  55.4   2:15p  33.2   6:10a  18.3   0.0  0.00   4.9  32.0   8:20p  ENE 117.98  0.0  0.0 HiOvcst MClr Clr/PCld Brzy ThinOvcst
12  44.5  54.8  12:10a  39.2  11:35p  20.5   0.0  0.04   2.5  25.0   3:00a  WSW  59.96  0.0  0.0 Cld/Spr/Gusts  Cld/Spr-Mist Cld
13  43.0  48.5   4:00p  38.6   4:20a  22.0   0.0 TRACE   2.5  12.0   4:05p  WNW  59.98  0.0  0.0 Cld/LwrRibbons Cld/VryLtSpr Cldy/Brks
14  42.1  50.2   3:25p  33.4  10:15p  22.6   0.0  0.00   4.4  27.0   8:55a   SW 104.85  0.0  0.0 Cld MClear Brzy Clr/HiHaze Clr
15  41.7  50.5   2:05p  32.9  11:05p  23.2   0.0  0.00   4.0  24.0   4:25a   SW  94.67  0.0  0.0 HiThin/VryThinClds-Sun Clr-PCld Clr
16  40.1  51.1   3:05p  27.3   6:15a  24.9   0.0  0.00   2.1  14.0   8:20p   SW  51.67  0.0  0.0 Clr PCld ThinOvcst-WeakSun Cldy
17  39.1  41.8   3:30p  36.6  11:35p  25.9   0.0  0.14   1.7  12.0  11:55a   SE  40.32  0.0  0.0 Cld Cld/Mist-Spr & OccLtRn Cld/LtRn-Rn
18  38.6  45.4  12:50p  33.8   4:45a  26.4   0.0  0.03   1.9  12.0   1:15p   SW  46.18  0.0  0.0 Cld/Brks P/Mcld/Sleet PCld/OccSpr Cld/Mcld/LtRn Cld
19  39.9  50.4   2:25p  30.3   5:45a  25.1   0.0  0.01   2.3  13.0   5:00p   SW  55.47  0.0  0.0 HiThin & VeryThinOvcst with weakened sunshine
20  41.8  54.4   4:10p  29.3   5:50a  23.2   0.0  0.00   2.5  12.0   5:05p   SW  60.95  0.0  0.0 HiThin/VeryThinOvcst & Clds PCld MCld PCld MClr
21  42.5  52.3   4:40p  32.1   4:10a  22.5   0.0  0.00   2.2  12.0  10:05a   SW  51.66  0.0  0.0 MClr PCld MCld/Cld PCld/HiHaze ThinOvcst Ovcst
22  41.9  45.4   5:55a  33.4  12:00m  23.1   0.0  0.46   2.4  18.0   5:00p   SE  56.79  0.0  0.0 Cld Cld/Mist-Spr Cld/LtRn Cld/Rn Cld/PCld Cld/MCld
23  38.4  40.8   2:30p  33.1  12:20a  26.6   0.0  0.18   1.9  19.0  10:40a   SE  46.24  0.0  0.0 Cld/MCld Cld/Mist-Spr Cld/LtRn/Rn/Mist-Spr Sn on Mtns
24  39.9  42.2   3:35p  37.8   5:20a  25.1   0.0  0.46   2.4  17.0   4:10p   SE  57.25  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn/LtRn/Spr Cld/VryLtMist Cld/Rn/LtRn/Spr SnOnMtns
25  41.5  43.2   1:50p  40.1   9:55p  23.4   0.0  1.05   3.7  17.0   3:25a   SE  89.68  0.0  0.0 Cld/LtRn/Rn Cldy/Rain
26  42.8  46.5  11:10a  39.6  11:55p  22.2   0.0  0.27   1.9  13.0   3:50a   SE  45.23  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld/OccRn-LtRn-Spr M/PCld Cld/Mist
27  42.8  48.0   1:40p  37.8   3:55a  22.2   0.0  0.06   1.0   8.0  10:00a    E  24.47  0.0  0.0 Cld/OccRn-LtRnShrs/Brks MCld/Cld/OccMist-Spr Cld/Brks
28  43.5  51.1   5:50p  35.9  11:55p  21.5   0.0  0.01   1.5  11.0   9:00p   SW  35.64  0.0  0.0 Cld/MCld/LtRn-Spr PCld Cld/MCld PCld MCld PCld/Clr
29  45.5  59.3   3:50p  33.1   4:30a  19.5   0.0  0.00   3.5  16.0   9:25a   SW  84.61  0.0  0.0 PCld/Clr Clear with HiThinClds/Haze
30  51.9  68.6   3:45p  36.5   5:10a  13.4   0.3  0.00   2.2  13.0   5:45p   SW  52.16  0.0  0.0 Clear Clr/HiThinCld Ovrcst Clr/HiThinCld 
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    41.9  68.6    30    27.3    16   692.7   0.3  5.14   2.5  32.0    11    SW  1841.66

(1) As measured on Front Lawn  


AVERAGE Mean Temp:      41.9                                                                    
AVERAGE High Temp:      48.9                                                                    
MINIMUM High Temp:      38.0    1st                                                                     
MAXIMUM High Temp:      68.6    30th                                                                    
AVERAGE Low Temp:       34.8                                                                    
MINIMUM Low Temp:       27.3    16th                                                                    
MAXIMUM Low Temp:       40.1    25th                                                                    
                                                                                        
MAX >= 90.0:            0                                                                       
MAX >= 80.0:            0                                                                       
MAX >= 70.0:            0                                                                       
MAX <= 32.0:            0                                                                       
MIN <= 32.0:            3       16th, 19th, 20th                                                                        
MIN <=  0.0:            0                                                                       
                                                                                        
MAXIMUM Humidity (%):   100 before new Humidity Sensor; 96 on 18th, 27th after new Temperature & Humidity Sensor installed 4/14/04.
MINIMUM Humidity (%):   17      15th                                                                    
                                                                                        
MAXIMUM Pressure (mb):  1029.9  9th                                                                     
MINIMUM Pressure (mb):  1000.3  3rd                                                             
                                                                                        
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:   692.7                                                                   
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:   23.1                                                                    
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:   13.4    30th                                                                    
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:   29.6    1st
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration                                                         
                                                                                        
TOTAL   Precip.:        5.14                                                                    
AVERAGE Precip.:        0.3                                                                     
DAYS OF Precip.:        20                                                                      
MAXIMUM Precip.:        1.08    2nd
DAYS of Rain:           16 (>.01 in) 10 (>.1 in) 2 (>1 in)
TOTAL Snowfall:         0                                                                       
                                                                                        
AVERAGE High Wind:      16.0                                                                    
MINIMUM High Wind:      8       27th                                                            
MAXIMUM High Wind:      32      11th                                                                    
WIND RUN (miles):       1841.66                                                                 
                                                                                        
DAYS OF Sun:            21                                                                      
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:   28                                                                      
DAYS OF Rainbow:        2       18th, 27th                                                                      
DAYS OF Aurora          1?      16th at 0147                                                                    



4/30/04:

2050: Mostly Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds.
2036: A Robin is singing.
1950: High thin and very thin clouds over the sky, moon is visible, 
      weakened sunshine shining on the mainland.
1851 - 1857 and beyond: 9 Bald Eagles Flying, Soaring, Gliding and Swooping around 
      high in the sky and below the tree tops, includes some immature individuals.
1850: High Overcast with somewhat thin clouds.
1835: High Overcast with somewhat thin clouds.
1750: Clear with high thin and very thin clouds and haze over much of the sky with weak sunshine.
1746: A Bald Eagle is soaring and gliding in the wind.
1650: High thin and very thin clouds over most of the sky with slightly weakened sunshine.
1550: Partly Cloudy with high mostly thin clouds. 
1535: Partly Cloudy with high mostly thin clouds. 
1450: Clear with haze over much of the sky and some thin or very thin high clouds.
1350: Clear.
1250: Clear.
1150: Clear.
1050: Clear.
0950: Clear.
0850: Clear, smoke from open burning lying low over the harbor.
0805: Clear.
06:53:00 Sun started rising over the northern end of Gold Ridge on Mt. Roberts.
0650: Clear.
0620: Clear.

4/29/04:

2050: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds and haze.
1950: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds and haze.
1920: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains. 12 hrs. 24 minutes of 
      direct sunlight at 3270 Nowell.
1850: Clear with high very thin clouds and haze over some of the sky.
1750: Clear with high very thin clouds and haze over some of the sky.
1650: Clear with high very thin clouds and haze over much of the sky
1550: Clear with high very thin clouds and haze over much of the sky; 
      moon is visible over Mt. Roberts.
1450: Clear with high very thin clouds and haze over much of the sky.
1350: Clear with some high very thin clouds and haze.
1250: Clear with some high very thin clouds and haze.
1150: Clear with some high thin haze.
1050: Clear with some high thin haze.
0950: Clear with some high thin haze.
0850: Clear with some high thin haze.
0750: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds in the eastern part of the sky.
0705: Clear with high thin and very thin clouds over some of the sky.
0656: Sun started rising over the northern end of Gold Ridge on Mt. Roberts.
0650: High thin and very thin clouds.
0620: High thin and very thin clouds.
0550: High thin and very thin clouds with a few lower wisps of fog blowing SE. 
      Very light frost on the roofs.


4/28/04: 

2050: Partly Cloudy/Clear.
1950: Mostly Cloudy.
1850: Partly Cloudy, Sun shining here and there.
1750: Mostly Cloudy with the sun shining here and there.
1731: Two Mountain Goats spotted on Mt. Juneau in a cliffy-brushy area on the 
      Gastineau Channel/Last Chance Basin shoulder of the mountain.
1650: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with the sun shining here and there.
1635: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with the sun shining here and there.
1550: Cloudy with scattered breaks.
1450: Cloudy with minor breaks.
1420: Cloudy with minor breaks and the sun breaking through the clouds.
1350: Cloudy with some breaks.
1250: Cloudy with a few breaks, part of the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds.
1220: Partly Cloudy, very tops of the mountains are in the clouds, sun is shining.
1154: A Ruby Crowned Kinglet is in the backyard.
1150: Very, very light misting, cloudy with hints of breaks, a bit of fog/clouds 
      around the very tops of the mountains.
1050: Cloudy with a break in the clouds, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, 
      sun shining (just broke through). 
1020: Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains.
0950: Cloudy with a few bits and wisps of fog/clouds around the mountains.
0907: A Red Breasted Sapsucker is in the backyard. The last time one was seen here 
      was August 28, 2003 at 1002.
0850: Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
0840: Noticed that the Sitka Alder trees have developed the male catkins.
0750: Cloudy with a few breaks to the SE and South, some fog/clouds around the top of 
      Mt. Juneau and in Last Chance Basin.
0720: Cloudy with a few wee breaks, fog/clouds in Last Chance Basin, a bit of fog/clouds 
      around the very top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts.
0650: Cloudy with a few breaks, lower fog/clouds in Last Chance Basin and hiding 
      parts of Mt. Roberts and Mt. Juneau.
0620: Mostly Cloudy with a band of fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland mountains 
      and Last Chance Basin.
0550: Mostly Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains and a 
      lower ribbon and wisps of fog/clouds.
0452: Steller's Jays arrived.
0442: First heard a Chestnut Backed Chickadee.


4/27/04: 

2050: Cloudy with breaks, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops and some 
      lower wisps and patches of fog/clouds.
2035: Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1950: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1920: Misting/Sprinkling (Rain in past 10 minutes), Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1850: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1750: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1650: Very, very fine misting, cloudy with a small break, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1606: Shallow arc Rainbow to the ENE.
1605: Very light sprinkles, cloudy with the sun shining through a small break to the SW, 
      a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1602: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1550: Cloudy with hints of breaks, fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1520: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1450: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with a few small breaks and the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1405: Sprinkling, Cloudy with the very tops of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds.
1350: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with the sun in and out, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1335: Misting/Sprinkling, Mostly Cloudy with weak sunshine, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1305: Cloudy with minor breaks, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1250: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops, sun in and out.
1235: Misting/Sprinkling, Mostly Cloudy/Cloudy with weak sunshine here and there.
1150: Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops, bright spots.
1120: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Mostly Cloudy with cumulus clouds around the mountaintops, 
      weak sunshine here and there.
1050: Cloudy with a few breaks, some fog clouds around the mountaintops, weak sun/sun 
      shining on parts of Mt. Juneau and Aurora Basin boat harbor.
1020: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0950: Partly/Mostly Cloudy (cloudy to the NW) with the sun shining, some fog/clouds around 
      the mountaintops.
0905: Very, very light misting, mostly cloudy with the sun shining, fog/clouds around 
      the mountaintops and filling the inner Gold Creek valley.
0850: Rain, Cloudy with breaks and fog/clouds around the mountaintops and filling the 
      inner Gold Creek valley.
0835: Rain, Cloudy with very small breaks or hints of, fog/clouds around the mountains, 
      sun illuminating the clouds and part of downtown.
0820: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and in Last 
      Chance Basin; a thinner area in which can see blue through.
0750: Very, very fine misting, cloudy with a few breaks, sun is shining, fog/clouds around 
      the mainland mountains and filling Last Chance Basin.
0735: Very, very fine misting, cloudy with hints of breaks, sun almost breaking through, 
      fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland mountains and valleys. 
      "Gymnast" Squirrel drank from the Bird Bath.
0650: Cloudy with a small break or two and hints of more, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops 
      and a lower band/bank of fog hiding the middle part of the mainland mountains and Last Chance Basin.
0620: Cloudy with hints of breaks and a bank of fog hiding the mainland mountains and 
      valleys with the ceiling as low as 350'.


4/26/04:

2050: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains, hints of breaks.
2020: Very, very light misting, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains,.
1950: Cloudy with a few bits and wisps of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1920: Mostly Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1850: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains and weakened sunshine.
1750: Very light misting/sprinkling, cloudy with thinner areas and a few lower wisps 
      and bits of fog/clouds.
1650: Cloudy with bright spots, some fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains, 
      dusting of fresh snow on the mountains.
1620: Rain, Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1611: 2 Mountain Goats spotted on Mt. Juneau above Last Chance Basin.
1550: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains.
1520: Cloudy with bright spots and the sun almost breaking through, some fog/clouds 
      around the mountains.
1505: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains.
1450: Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1420: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1350: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1321: 2 Robins flew into willow tree by the deck.
1320: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and a bit around the top of 
      Mt. Roberts, some lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1250: Sprinkling, Cloudy with a few very small breaks and some fog/clouds around the very tops 
      of the mountains, sun trying here and there.
1235: Rain, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains, some breaks and the 
      sun trying on parts of downtown and the mainland, small snow or ice pellets in past 5 minutes.
1150: Light Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1135: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1120: Sprinkling, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1050: Cloudy with a few small breaks, sun tries shining through at times, a bit of fog/clouds 
      around the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge.
0950: Cloudy with minor breaks and hints of breaks, fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0850: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and a small break or 
      two with hints of other breaks.
0820: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
0750: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and a few lower wisps and ribbons of fog/clouds.
0720: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and some lower wisps.
0650: Very, very light misting, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, lower band, 
      wisps, and patches of fog/clouds.
0620: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower bands and wisps of fog/clouds.
0448: Heard Chestnut Backed Chickadees.


SUNDAY 4/25/04:

Petersburg, Alaska (SE of Juneau) had 1.88" of rain on April 25.
2050: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower 
      wisps of fog/clouds.
1950: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower 
      wisps of fog/clouds.
1850: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains and a few 
      lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
1750: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains.
1650: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower 
      wisps of fog/clouds.
1550: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1520: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower 
      wisps of fog/clouds.
1450: Light Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some 
      lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds. .
1350: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops 
      and some lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
1250: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and 
      a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1150: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1050: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
0950: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
0850: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0750: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0650: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0620: Light Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.


4/24/04:

Alder leaves are popping out of their buds and becoming noticeable.
2050: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and some 
      lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1950: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1850: Rain/Light Rain, Cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops, some lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1750: Light Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1650: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1638: "Stretchy" Squirrel drinking from the Bird Bath.
1550: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1450: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1350: Very, very light misting, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds.
1250: Very, very light misting, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds, ceiling at about 1700'.
1150: Very, very light misting, cloudy with fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains.
1050: Very, very light misting, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower 
      wisps of fog/clouds.
0950: Very, very light misting, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and 
      some lower patches and wisps of fog/clouds.
0850: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower wisps.
0815: 2 Varied Thrushes, A Golden Crowned Sparrow (not a White Crowned as reported earlier), and Dark 
      Eyed Juncos (Oregon Subspecies) are on the ground in the backyard below the feeder areas.
0807: First Golden Crowned Sparrow of 2004 seen on the deck's seatback top. In 2003 it was also 
      on April 24 when one was first seen that year, though had been hearing it since 4/13/03.
0750: Sprinkling, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0720: Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around Mt. Roberts, lower wisps/patches of 
      fog/clouds on the Channel side of Mt. Juneau (peak is visible).
0650: Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops, ceiling as low as 1200' 
      and some lower wisps.
0622: "Gymnast" Squirrel arrived.
0620: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops, ceiling as low as 1000' - 1200', 
      patch of fog/cloud over Last Chance Basin. Fresh snow visible on Mt. Juneau.
0614: A Robin is on the front lawn and another one is singing.
0434: First heard birds singing.


4/23/04:

Front lawn is all a lush green now.
2050: Very, very light misting, cloudy with the ceiling at about 1800'.
1950: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1905: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts, wisps/patch of 
      fog/clouds in Last Chance Basin behind Mt. Maria.
1850: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1750: Very, very light misting, fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains.
1735: Very light misting, fog/clouds around the mountaintops, fresh snow visible on the mountains.
1650: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds, a few whitecaps on Gastineau Channel.
1620: Sprinkling, Cloudy with the ceiling at about 1400', a few whitecaps on Gastineau Channel.
1550: Rain, Cloudy with ceiling at about 1500'.
1520: Sprinkling, Cloudy with ceiling at about 1500'.
1450: Rain, Cloudy with the ceiling at about 1700'.
1350: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the ceiling at about 1700'.
1320: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1250: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds, ceiling at about 2200'.
1220: Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1150: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1120: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and in the 
      inner Gold Creek valley.
1050: Very, very light sprinkles, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0950: Very Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops and 
      filling the inner Gold Creek valley. Fresh dusting of snow visible on Mt. Juneau.
0905: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0850: Very, very light misting, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0750: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains.
0650: Mostly Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
0620: Mostly Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.


4/22/04: 

2050: Light Misting, Cloudy with thinner areas, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
2035: Misting/Light Sprinkling, Cloudy with thinner areas, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1950: Partly Cloudy, some fog/clouds hiding part of the Mt. Juneau Ridge and in the Granite Creek area.
1905: Cloudy with just a few clouds around the mountaintops, some bright spots and hints of breaks.
1850: Cloudy with a few breaks and bright spots, fog/clouds around the mountaintops, 
      weakened sunshine on parts of the mainland.
1820: Cloudy with bright spots and fog/clouds around the mountaintops, sun shining 
      on parts of the mainland.
1805: Sprinkling, Cloudy with bright spots, fog/clouds around the mountains and in Last Chance Basin.
1750: Heavy Rain, Cloudy with ceiling at around 1800' and lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
1707: "Stretchy" Squirrel drinking from the Bird Bath.
1705: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops, a few 
      whitecaps on Gastineau Channel.
1702: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1650: Light Rain/Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1620: Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1550: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1520: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1450: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1350: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and a few lower bits 
      and wisps of fog/clouds.
1250: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1150: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1120: Rain, Cloudy.
1050: Light Rain/Rain, Cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1020: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy.
0950: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with a few lower bits and patches of fog/clouds.
0920: Light Rain/Rain, Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0850: Light Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
0805: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy.
0750: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0720: Cloudy.
0650: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0635: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0620: Cloudy, a small bit of misting sprinkles in the past 1/2 hour.


4/21/04:

2050: Overcast.
1950: Overcast.
1920: Overcast.
1850: High thin overcast.
1750: High thin overcast with very weak sunshine.
1735: High thin overcast with some lower cumulus to the NW, very weak sunshine.
1720: High overcast with thinner areas and lower cumulus clouds.
1700: The Willow leaves are really starting to show.
1650: Partly Cloudy with cumulus clouds and high thin haze above that.
1551: 3 Mountain Goats in brushy area on the Channel/Last Chance Basin shoulder 
      of Mt. Juneau at about 1500' - 1700', 1 Mountain Goat on the cliffs above 
      Last Chance Basin on Mt. Juneau.
1550: Partly Cloudy with cumulus clouds and high thin haze above that.
1520: Partly/Mostly Cloudy with cumulus clouds and high thin haze above that.
1450: Partly Cloudy with cumulus clouds and high thin haze above that.
1350: Partly Cloudy.
1250: Partly Cloudy.
1150: Partly Cloudy.
1050: Partly Cloudy.
0950: Partly Cloudy.
0935: Mostly/Party Cloudy.
0932: One Mountain Goat spotted on the cliffs of Mt. Juneau above Last Chance Basin.
0905: Cloudy with breaks and weak sunshine, a bit of fog/clouds around the top of 
      Mt. Roberts and the Mt. Juneau Ridge.
0850: Cloudy with a few small breaks, a bit of fog/clouds around the top of 
      Mt. Roberts and the Mt. Juneau Ridge.
0820: Cloudy with a few small breaks.
0750: High thin and very thin clouds with thicker clouds around the periphery, clouds 
      skimming Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge.
0650: Partly Cloudy, clouds skimming the Mt. Juneau Ridge and Mt. Juneau.
0620: Partly Cloudy, clouds skimming the Mt. Juneau Ridge, very light frost on the roofs.


4/20/04:

2050: Clear/Partly Cloudy.
1950: Mostly Clear.
1850: Mostly Clear.
1750: Mostly Clear with some clouds to the NW.
1720: Mostly Clear.
1650: Mostly Clear with partly cloudy skies to the ESE.
1635: Partly Cloudy/Clear.
1605: Partly Cloudy.
1550: Mostly Cloudy, sun is shining.
1517: Bald Eagle flying NW.
1505: Mostly Cloudy.
1450: Mostly Cloudy with scattered thinnish clouds, weakened sunshine.
1405: Partly Cloudy/Clear with some haze.
1350: Partly Cloudy with some haze.
1320: Partly Cloudy with some haze.
1250: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds, partly cloudy to the NW with thicker clouds.
1150: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
1120: High thin and very thin clouds with slightly weakened sunshine.
1050: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds and haze.
0950: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds and haze.
0928: 2 more Mountain Goats spotted on Mt. Juneau above Last Chance Basin.
0857: 2 Mountain Goats spotted on the cliffs of Mt. Juneau above Last Chance Basin.
0850: Clear with some high thin and very thin clouds and haze.
0828-0838: 2 Robins are on the front yards in the neighborhood.
0750: Clear, but with high thin and very thin clouds and haze over much of the sky.
0720: Sun started rising over Mt. Roberts.
0650: High thin and very thin overcast. 
0620: High thin and very thin overcast. Very light frost on the roofs and ice on the Bird Bath.
0619: First Hummingbird of the day seen.


4/19/04:

2050: High thin and very thin overcast.
1950: High thin overcast.
1910: 2 Ruby Crowned Kinglets in the backyard.
1850: High thin and very thin overcast with weakened sunshine.
1750: High thin and very thin overcast with weakened sunshine.
1650: High thin overcast with weakened sunshine.
1550: High thin and very thin clouds and haze, weakened sunshine.
1520: Partly Cloudy/Clear with high thin and very thin clouds and haze, somewhat weakened sunshine.
1450: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
1350: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
1250: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
1150: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
1050: High thin overcast with weak sunshine.
0950: Thin overcast with weak sunshine.
0850: Overcast with the sun visible through the cloud layer.
0835: Overcast, a few thinner areas, sun trying to shine through the cloud layer.
0750: High thin or very thin clouds over much of the sky, thicker clouds to the SE.
0723: The sun started rising over the southern end of Gold Ridge on Mt. Roberts.
0650: High thin or very thin clouds over much of the sky, cloud cover to the SE.
0620: High thin or very thin clouds over much of the sky, cloud cover to the SE, 
      very light frost on the roofs, ice on the Bird Bath.


SUNDAY 4/18/04:

2050: Light Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
2020: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1950: Very light sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks.
1920: Sprinkling, Cloudy with minor breaks, very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1850: Mostly Cloudy, a bit of fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau.
1849: The Sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains.
1750: Partly Cloudy, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops, some precipitation 
      over the inner Gold Creek valley.
1726: Rainbow faded away.
1720: FULL RAINBOW to the ENE/East, Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with breaks and 
      the sun is shining, clouds around the top of Mt. Roberts, heavier precipitation 
      in the inner Gold Creek valley.
1650: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops, partly 
      cloudy skies to the NW.
1620: Very Light Sprinkling, Cloudy with a few breaks and some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1550: Mostly Cloudy with the sun shining here and there, shower to the NW.
1450: Mostly Cloudy with the sun shining here and there.
1350: Partly/Mostly Cloudy, Cloudy to the NW, some whitecaps on the Channel.
1320: Partly Cloudy (Cloudier to the NW), a few whitecaps on Gastineau Channel.
1250: Mostly Cloudy with a shower over Mt. Juneau, sun is shining.
1150: Cloudy with some breaks to the ENE, E, SE, and South, weak sunshine.
1050: Sprinkling, Partly Cloudy NW part of sky and cloudy SE part, some fog/clouds 
      around the mountaintops; sleet in the past 20 minutes.
1020: Sprinkling, Cloudy with a few breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0950: Partly Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge.
0850: Partly Cloudy with cumulus clouds and some lower bits and wisps of fog/clouds.
0750: Partly/Mostly Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland mountains, 
      sun is trying to shine through the fog/clouds, mostly clear overhead.
0650: Mostly Cloudy, lower ribbon and wisps of fog/clouds.
0620: Cloudy with some breaks, lower ribbons and wisps of fog/clouds. There is a fresh 
      dusting of snow on the mountains above 1400' - 1500'.
0517: First noticed Steller's Jays.


4/17/04:

2050: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding much of Mt. Juneau, above 
      1700' on Mt. Roberts, and in Last Chance Basin.
1950: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds, ceiling at 
      about 1700', inner Gold Creek valley filled with clouds.
1928: A Robin is singing.
1850: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds 
      and lower ribbons and bits of fog clouds; fog/clouds in Last Chance Basin.
1846: A Varied Thrush is whistling, has been throughout the day.
1805: Light Rain/Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and some lower ribbons; 
      fog/cloud over Last Chance Basin.
1750: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and some 
      lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
1720: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1650: Light Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1550: Light Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1450: Very light misting/sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1350: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1250: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1220: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1150: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1050: Very, very light misting, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and 
      some lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
0950: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Fog/Clouds around the mountains and in Last Chance 
      Basin as low as 600' - 800'.
0850: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and some 
      lower ribbons and wisps of fog/clouds.
0759: 2 Crows flew south over the house, each with a large ball of white cotton in 
      it's bill (the contrast was striking).
0750: Very light misting/sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
0650: Very light misting/sprinkling, cloudy with the clouds skimming the top of 
      Mt. Juneau and some fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Roberts.
0620: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the very top of 
      Mt. Roberts, fresh dusting of snow on the mountains down to about 1200' - 1300'.


4/16/04:

2050: Cloudy.
1950: Cloudy.
1850: Cloudy.
1835: Cloudy.
1819-1820: 3 Steller's Jays drank at the Bird Bath.
1750: High overcast with the sun trying to shine through.
1739: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1720: A Ruby Crowned Kinglet is in the backyard. So far today Steller's Jays, Pine Siskins, 
      Rufous Hummingbirds, Chestnut Backed Chickadees, "Gymnast" Squirrel, Dark Eyed Juncos 
      (Oregon Subspecies), Crows, and a Varied Thrush have been in the backyard. 
1650: High somewhat thin overcast, very weak sunshine.
1635: High overcast.
1550: High thin overcast with weak sunshine. 
1450: High thin overcast with weakened sunshine. 
1350: High thin overcast with weak sunshine.
1250: High thin and very thin clouds, weakened sunshine.
1245: A Bald Eagle glided NW.
1150: High thin and very thin clouds, weakened sunshine.
1050: High thin and very thin clouds over much of the sky, weakened sunshine.
0950: Partly Cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds and haze.
0850: Mostly Clear with some high thin clouds SE part of the sky.
0750: Mostly Clear (small bit of high thin clouds).
07:28:40 The sun started rising over Mt. Roberts.
0650: Clear.
0620: Clear. Bird Bath has ice on it. Faint Aurora Borealis at 0147?


4/15/04: 

0955: Console Memory was lost, so Today's High & Low Data on the Web Pages and Tickers, 
      for today only, reflects Highs and Lows after 0946. Monthly Summary and primary 
      data are and will be unaffected. High Wind was 24 mph at 0421 and again at 1324, 
      Low was 33.1 degrees at 0610, High Humidity was 58% at 0735. 
2050: Clear. Hummingbirds drank at least 28 different times today.
1950: Clear.
1906: Squirrel is drinking from the Bird Bath...glug, glug, glug (he was really thirsty).
1851: There are at least 2 male Hummingbirds.
1850: Mostly Clear with some cirrus.
1834: A Fox Sparrow is perched on the deck's seatback top, then flew to the feeder at the railing.
1825: Ruby Crowned Kinglet in the backyard.
1750: Partly Cloudy/Clear with cirrus clouds.
1749: A Bald Eagle flew WNW. A Hummingbird is drinking, this is the 12th time (at least) so far today.
1650: Partly Cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds.
1550: Partly Cloudy, somewhat weakened sunshine.
1450: Partly Cloudy with weakened sunshine.
1350: Clear/Partly Cloudy. 
1320: Clear/Partly Cloudy, Breezy, a few whitecaps on Gastineau Channel.
1250: Clear/Partly Cloudy.
1150: Partly Cloudy, High thin and very thin clouds with weak sunshine., 
1050: High, mostly thin and very thin and thinner clouds with weakened sunshine.
0950: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
0850: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
0820: High Yearly Dewpoint data has been corrected. High Monthly Dewpoint for April, 
      prior to April 14, is unknown. 
0750: High thin and very thin clouds with weakened sunshine.
0650: High thin and very thin clouds.
0620: High thin and very thin clouds. Thin layer of ice on the Bird Bath.
0523: First noticed Steller's Jays.


4/14/04:

2050: Clear. Hummingbird(s) drank 13 different times today.
1950: Clear.
1850: Clear.
1844: A Hummingbird is drinking, this is the 8th time so far today, the first time today was at 0752.
1829: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains. 10:57 of direct sunshine at 3270 Nowell.
1750: Clear.
1650: Clear.
1550: Clear with a bit of high thin haze.
1525: Humidity and Dew Point are functioning properly after new parts were installed 
      (ISS Retrofit Kit No. 6920), Davis Instruments provided it at no charge. 
      High Dewpoint so far this month and year have yet to be corrected.
1450: Mostly Clear with some high thin haze. Replacement parts to correct Humidity problem 
      have just arrived, during the next hour (hopefully) the new parts will be installed.
1350: Clear with some high thin haze.
1250: Clear.
1150: Clear with some high thin haze.
1050: Clear with some high thin haze. 
1005: "Stretchy" Squirrel drank from the Bird Bath.
0950: Clear with some high haze SE part of sky.
0850: Clear with 2 or 3 tiny clouds, breezy.
0750: Clear with just a few small clouds.
0732: Sun started rising over Mt. Roberts on the left side of the saddle between 
      Gastineau Peak and Gold Ridge..
0650: Mostly Clear with scattered clouds.
0620: Mostly Clear with scattered clouds.
0510: A _______ Sparrow is singing.


4/13/04: 

Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. Humidity & Dew Point rdgs. 
(incl. graphs & High Dewpoint) should be ignored. Parts are on order.
1850: Cloudy with a pattern of small breaks (or hints of) in which blue can be seen. Due to a bad 
      cold which began 4/12, this will be the last entry until 4/14 morning... Adios until then.
1750: Cloudy with a pattern of small breaks (or hints of) in which blue can be seen.
1650: Cloudy with minor breaks.
1550: Cloudy with a small bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1450: Cloudy with very small breaks and a small bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1350: Cloudy with minor breaks or hints of, bright skies, some clouds around 
      the tops of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts
1250: Cloudy with the tops of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts in the clouds, hints of breaks.
1215: A Ruby Crowned Kinglet is flitting around in the willow by the deck.
1150: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1050: Cloudy with some lower ribbons and bits of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1005: Light Sprinkling, Cloudy with bands and ribbons of fog/clouds 
      around the mountains and over Last Chance Basin.
1000: Noticed the Alder buds are really starting to open.
0950: Cloudy with bright spots, some fog/clouds around the mountains.
0943: 2 Bald Eagles swooping about.
0901: A Hummingbird drank from the Hummingbird feeder.
0850: Cloudy with lower band/ribbon of fog/clouds.
0750: Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland mountains.
0650: Cloudy with a few lower ribbons/wisps of fog/clouds.
0620: Cloudy with some lower ribbons, wisps, and bands of fog/clouds.


4/12/04:

Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. Humidity & Dew Point rdgs. 
(incl. graphs & High Dewpoint) should be ignored. Parts are on order.
1950: Cloudy with a few lower ribbons, wisps, and bands of fog/clouds.
1850: Very light misting, cloudy with a few lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
1735: Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1650: Light Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1550: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with some fog/clouds over the Channel side of Mt. Juneau and 
      some other lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds.
1450: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts.
1435: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, all of the 
      Mt. Juneau Ridge is visible, bright spots overhead.
1350: Light Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with some wisps and bits of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1250: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with some wisps of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1150: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with some wisps and bits of fog/clouds around Mt. Roberts.
1148: First Hummingbird of 2004 to drink at the Hummingbird Feeder.
1050: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0950: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy.
0920: Sprinkling, Cloudy with some lower wisps around the mountaintops.
0850: Cloudy.
0800: Willow Buds have opened considerably between 4/11 morning and this morning.
0750: Cloudy, fresh dusting of snow on Mt. Juneau above 2500' (melted by 0920).
0650: Cloudy with precipitation over the Granite Creek area, Last Chance Basin, and Mt. Roberts. 
0620: Cloudy with precipitation over the Granite Creek area, there had been some 
      sprinkles and light rain here.


RESURRECTION (EASTER) SUNDAY* 4/11/04: Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Conquered Death - Bringing 
eternal life to those who believe in Him.

Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. Humidity & Dew Point readings 
(including graphs & High Dewpoint) should be ignored. Parts are on order.
2050: Mostly Cloudy with thin overcast, breezy with stronger gusts.
1950: High thin and very thin clouds (blue visible) over much of the sky with some thicker clouds.
1850: Partly Cloudy/Clear with clearer skies to NW.
1845: First HUMMINGBIRD (Rufous) of 2004 has arrived, hovering near the deck; the last time one 
      was here was August 17, 2003. In 2003 the first one was seen on April 19.
1823: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains, 10:47 of direct sunlight at 3270 Nowell.
1750: Partly Cloudy/Clear with clear skies to the NW.
1650: Clear with partly cloudy skies to the SE.
1550: Partly Cloudy/Clear with mostly wispy clouds.
1450: Clear/Partly Cloudy with scattered wispy clouds and areas of high thin clouds.
1350: Clear/Partly Cloudy with some scattered clouds.
1250: Mostly Clear with high haze, high thin clouds in the southern part of the sky.
1215: A Steller's Jay drank from the Bird Bath.
1206: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1150: Clear/Partly Cloudy with some high thin and very thin clouds and haze.
1050: Mostly Clear with some high thin haze and very thin clouds.
0850: Mostly Clear.
0750: Mostly Clear with some high very thin clouds, mostly to the ESE.
0736: Sun started rising just to the left of Gastineau Peak on Mt. Roberts.
0650: Clear/Partly Cloudy with some high, very, very thin clouds
0605: Mostly Clear.
*Easter Sunrise Services at 0700 at : Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and at Marine Park
*Easter Sunrise Service at 0630 at : Skaters' Cabin


4/10/04:

Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. Humidity & Dew Point readings 
(including graphs & High Dewpoint) should be ignored. Parts are on order.
2050: Cloudy with high overcast, thinner in areas.
1950: Cloudy with high overcast, thinner in areas.
1946-1947: 2 Robins in the willow by the deck, one flew off at 1947 and the other stayed until 1949.
1850: Cloudy with high overcast, thinner in areas.
1750: Cloudy with high overcast.
1705: High somewhat thin overcast with a few lower clouds.
1550: Mostly Cloudy with high thin and very thin overcast and puffy clouds 
      (very top of Mt. Juneau in the clouds) and weak sunshine.
1450: Mostly Cloudy with high thin and very thin overcast and puffy clouds 
      (very top of Mt. Juneau in the clouds) and weak sunshine.
1350: Fair with high thin and very thin clouds and puffy fog/clouds around and near 
      the mountaintops; weakened sunshine.
1250: Cloudy with high thin and very thin clouds and weakened sunshine, fog/clouds 
      around the mountaintops.
1150: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with weak sunshine and fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1050: Cloudy with thinner areas that can see blue through, mountaintops in the clouds.
1020: Mostly Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding the upper parts of the mountains and filling the inner 
      Gold Creek valley, very weak sunshine.
0950: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains.
0935: Mostly Cloudy with the sun shining and fog/clouds around the mountains.
0850: Foggy/Cloudy with the sun trying to break through, fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland mountains, 
      Blueberry Hills in the fog.
0820: Fog overhead and low over Gastineau Channel, clearer skies above.
0750: Foggy/Cloudy with most of the mainland not visible (fog as low as 100') and Blueberry Hills in the fog.
0650: Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland mountains (down to 400').
0620: Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower ribbons and wisps of of fog/clouds.


GOOD FRIDAY* 4/09/04:

The Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. The Humidity and Dew Point readings 
(including graphs and High Dewpoint) should be ignored. Replacement parts have been ordered.
2050: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1950: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, light precipitation over 
      Mt. Juneau and the inner Gold Creek valley.
1850: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1750: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1650: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds (ceiling at around 2700').
1645: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1550: A few very, very light sprinkles, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in 
      the clouds and some lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1535: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1450: Sprinkling, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1350: Light Rain, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1320: Light Rain, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1250: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1150: Light Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1105: Light Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1050: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1020: Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
0950: Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0920: Light Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0850: Cloudy.
0750: Cloudy, a few light sprinkles in the past hour.
0650: Cloudy.
0620: Cloudy with high overcast.
0550: Steller's Jays arrived.
0539: _______ Sparrow started singing.
*The Crucifixion of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who paid for our sins.


4/08/04:

The Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. The Humidity and Dew Point readings 
(including graphs and High Dewpoint) should be ignored.
2050: Mostly Clear.
2010: A lone Bald Eagle is gliding about in the sky.
1950: Mostly Clear.
1859: A Ruby Crowned Kinglet is in the backyard.
1850: Mostly Clear.
1816: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains.
1750: Clear.
1712: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1650: Clear.
1620: Mostly Clear.
1550: Clear/Partly Cloudy.
1545: A Bald Eagle is gliding North.
1520: Clear/Partly Cloudy.
1450: Partly Cloudy/Clear.
1420: Partly Cloudy.
1350: Partly/Mostly Cloudy.
1335: Partly Cloudy with scattered clouds, sun is shining.
1320: Mostly Cloudy.
1250: Partly Cloudy with scattered clouds.
1220: Clear/Partly Cloudy.
1150: Mostly Clear with scattered clouds and some clouds to the SE.
1050: Clear with a few puffy clouds and wisps.
0950: Mostly Clear with a few scattered clouds and a fog/cloud over the Channel slope of Mt. Juneau.
0850: Clear/Partly Cloudy with some scattered clouds.
0750: Partly Cloudy.
0650: Mostly Cloudy, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
0620: Partly Cloudy with very thin high clouds, thicker clouds around the perimeter of the sky. 
      Some fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains and lower ribbons of fog/clouds.


4/07/04:

The Humidity sensor is stuck at 100% RH. The Humidity and Dew Point readings should be ignored.
2050: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, a few sprinkles in the past 1/2 hour.
2005: Cloudy with the ceiling at about 2500' - 2700'.
1950: Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1935: Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1850: Sprinkling, cloudy with small breaks, a bit of fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains.
1750: Mostly Cloudy.
1720: Cloudy with a few breaks.
1714: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived
1650: Mostly Cloudy with the sun shining.
1620: Mostly Cloudy/Cloudy with the sun in and out.
1550: Cloudy with some breaks in the SE half of the sky.
1500: The Sitka Rose Bushes in the front yard are getting buds on them.
1450: Cloudy, a few breaks to the SE, a bit of fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Roberts..
1350: Cloudy, a bit of fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Roberts.
1250: Cloudy with the very top of Mt. Roberts in the clouds.
1150: A few sprinkles, cloudy, with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, whitecaps on the Channel.
1105: Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, bright spots in the clouds.
1054-1057: A Steller's Jay took a bath in the Bird Bath.
1050: Light Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of Mt. Roberts and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds, 
      a few whitecaps on the Channel.
1035: Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and the sun trying, a few 
      whitecaps on the Channel.
1020: Sprinkling (started at 1019), Cloudy with a thin spot overhead, whitecaps on the Channel.
0950: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with some breaks/thin areas, some whitecaps on the Channel.
0920: Cloudy, Whitecaps on the Channel.
0850: Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0835: Cloudy, light rain in the past 5 minutes.
0750: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy, a few whitecaps on Gastineau Channel.
0730: A Robin was briefly in the willow tree by the deck.
0650: Sprinkling, Cloudy.
0620: Cloudy. Some light precipitation over parts of the mainland, there have been a few sprinkles here.
0559: Steller's Jays arrived.


4/06/04: 

Humidity is showing, and has been showing, a steady 100% since March 31 at 1730; the sensor 
seems to be faulty but will have to do more checking. In the meantime, consider the Humidity 
and Dew Point readings to be suspect.
2050: Cloudy - overcast with some thinner and very thin areas.
1950: Cloudy.
1920: Cloudy.
1850: High thin overcast.
1835: High thin overcast.
1751: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1750: High thin overcast with some thinner areas, weak sunshine on the mountains.
1718: Red Winged Blackbird eating at the sunflower seed feeder in the willow tree. 
      It stayed in the backyard for 23 minutes.
1650: High thin and very thin overcast with weak sunshine.
1600: So far today the Steller's Jays have drunk 11 different times from the Bird Bath.
1550: High thin and very thin overcast/Fair with weakened sunshine.
1520: Partly/Mostly Cloudy with high thin and very thin overcast and weak sunshine. 
1450: Fair/Clear with high very thin haze/clouds and sunshine. 
1350: Fair/Clear with high very thin haze/clouds and somewhat weakened sunshine. 
1250: Fair/Clear with high very thin haze/clouds. 
1150: High thin and very thin overcast (with blue visible), weakened sunshine.
1120: High thin overcast with weak sunshine.
1050: Cloudy.
1014: "Gymnast" Squirrel arrived.
0950: Cloudy.
0850: Overcast with the sun trying to shine through.
0835: Overcast.
0750: Overcast with somewhat thin clouds.
0720: Overcast with thin clouds, thicker clouds to the SE and the NW.
0650: Cloudy with some breaks and areas of thinner overcast.
0620: Mostly Cloudy with broken overcast (thin in areas), thin layer of ice on the Bird Bath.


4/05/04: 

2050: Mostly Clear.
1950: Clear.
1850: Mostly Clear.
1750: Partly Cloudy/Clear.
1650: Partly Cloudy, Cloudy to the SE.
1648: A Pine Siskin drank at the Bird Bath.
1620: Cloudy with minor breaks, partly cloudy to the NW.
1550: Partly Cloudy.
1450: Mostly/Partly Cloudy, sun shining here and there on the mountains.
1420: Mostly/Partly Cloudy.
1350: Cloudy with some breaks, sun shining here and there on the mountains.
1320: Partly Cloudy with weak sunshine.
1250: Very light sprinkles, cloudy with somewhat thin overcast, sun visible through the clouds.
1150: Cloudy.
1120: Cloudy with a few small breaks.
1050: Cloudy with minor breaks.
0950: Cloudy with a few breaks.
0920: Partly Cloudy SE part of sky with a veil of high very thin clouds, somewhat weakened 
      sunshine, cloudy to the NW.
0850: Cloudy with an area of thin overcast overhead.
0835: Cloudy with areas of thin overcast.
0805: High thin overcast SE part of sky with weak sunshine, cloudy to the NW.
0750: Cloudy with large areas of thinner clouds.
0650: Cloudy.
0620: Cloudy.


PALM SUNDAY* 4/04/04:

2050: Cloudy with minor breaks or hints of breaks, a few light sprinkles in the past 10 minutes.
1950: Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1920: Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, sprinkles in the past 10 minutes.
1850: Cloudy with a few thin spots, precipitation over Mt. Juneau and the Gold Creek valley, the 
      very tops of the mountains are in the clouds.
1750: Cloudy with a few small breaks, clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1735: Cloudy with a few small breaks, sprinkles in the past 15 mintues.
1650: Mostly Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1550: Mostly Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1450: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with somewhat weakened sunshine and some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1350: Cloudy with hints of breaks, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1250: Cloudy with some breaks, fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1235: Light Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds with some breaks, sun shining on Mt. Roberts.
1152: The Crows are pulling twigs off the willows to use in building their nest(s) in the spruce trees.
1150: Very, very light misting, mostly cloudy with the sun shining, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1050: Cloudy with some small breaks to the NW, some fog/clouds around the mountains.
1020: Cloudy with hints of breaks, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1005: Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains.
0950: Cloudy with a small break or two, a bit of fog/clouds around Mt. Roberts. The willow 
      buds are starting to open.
0850: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with the sun shining, some wisps of fog/clouds over Last Chance 
      Basin and the Channel slope of Mt. Juneau.
0842: Bald Eagles are quite active this morning.
0750: Partly Cloudy.
0746: 1st noticed the Dark Eyed Juncos (Oregon Subspecies) have arrived.
0659: A Steller's Jay arrived.
0650: Mostly Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops, occasional lower bands 
      and ribbons of fog/clouds.
0635: Pine Siskins arrived.
0620: Very, very light misting, cloudy.
0616: A Robin started singing.
*Palm Sunday: The Sunday before Easter, Celebrating our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ's 
triumphal entry into Jerusalem.


4/03/04:

2050: Light Misting, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1950: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
REMEMBER to change your clocks to Daylight Savings Time ("Spring Forward").
1850: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1750: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1734: A Robin is in the willow tree by the deck, flew SSW over the house at 1739 
      making a few chirps as it left.
1709: "Stretchy" Squirrel arrived.
1650: Rain, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1550: Light Rain, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1450: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1350: Light Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops (ceiling at about 3500').
1320: Misting, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1250: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1239: 2 Bald Eagles are swooping about with each other.
1220: Sprinkling/Light Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and a few lower wisps.
1150: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1105: Rain, Cloudy, Breezy.
1050: Sprinkling, Cloudy, Breezy.
1036: Noticed that the buds on the willow tree by the deck are getting closer to opening, 
      the tips have little spots of white on them.
0950: Cloudy.
0935: Cloudy.
0850: Partly Cloudy with some clouds and very thin overcast in the SE half of sky with sunshine, 
      a few lower wisps, cloudy NW part of sky.
0750: Overcast with thinner overcast in the SE half of sky and some lower wisps of fog/clouds, 
      weak sunshine, some fog in the Blueberry Hills area.
0718: Overcast with the sun starting to break through, a few small wisps of fog/clouds.
0650: Cloudy with a few miniscule wisps of fog/clouds.
0620: Cloudy.
0552: A Robin started singing.


4/02/04: 

2050: Rain, Cloudy. 0" of snow on the ground.
1950: Rain, Cloudy.
1850: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1750: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops. 
1720: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1650: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and some lower wisps 
      of fog/clouds.
1550: Rain, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops and some lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds.
1450: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and a few lower wisps.
1350: Rain, Cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1320: Rain, Cloudy with some lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1250: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with a few wisps of fog/clouds around the mountains.
1150: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops.
1133: Last shot by DOT at the snowpack on Mt. Roberts.
1050: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower wisps.
1044: State Dept. of Transportation began shooting at the snowpack on Mt. Roberts above Thane Road.
1010: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0850: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0750: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0705: Rain, Cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains.
0650: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower 
      wisps on the Channel side of Mt. Juneau.
0620: Rain, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.


4/01/04: 

2105: Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 2" of snow on the ground.
1950: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding much of Mt. Roberts, only the very top 
      of Mt. Juneau is in the clouds.
1850: Misting/Sprinkling, Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains.
1750: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and some lower wisps.
1650: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1550: Sprinkling/Misting, Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
1450: Light Rain/Sprinkling, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1350: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds - ceiling at about 1700' with
      some lower wisps.
1250: Light Rain/Drizzle, Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains as low as 500' with some lower wisps.
1150: Light Rain-Drizzle with some snow mixed in, cloudy with fog/clouds hiding much of the mainland 
      mountains.
1050: Snow with a bit of rain mixed in, cloudy with the mainland mountains and valleys obscured 
      above 200' - 300'.
0950: Light mixed rain and snow, cloudy with the mainland mountains and valleys obscured 
      above 300' - 400'.
0920: Mixed rain and snow, cloudy with the mainland mountains and valleys obscured above 400' - 500'.
0850: Very, very light "misting" snow, cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog/clouds..
0846: A Bald Eagle flew SE.
0801: 1st Ruby Crowned Kinglet of 2004 seen in the backyard. In 2003 the first one seen was 
      on April 26; in 2002 it was April 11.
0750: Light Snow, Cloudy.
0710: March 2004 Report has been posted.
0650: Light Snow, Cloudy with patch of fog/cloud over the Channel shoulder of Mt. Juneau.
0620: Very light snow, cloudy with a patch of fog/cloud over the side of Mt. Juneau.
0523: Steller's Jays arrived.
0516: Crows becoming active.