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Wind               storm    | hurricane   | Height
m/s   1 5  10 15 | 20 25 30 | 35  40  45  | Base  C1    C2    C3    C4    Summ1 Summit2
Km/h  4 18 36 54 | 72 90 108| 126 144 162 | 6139  6748  7091  7499  8249  8854  9192  m
Kt    2 10 19 29 | 39 49 58 | 68  78  87  | 19009 21007 22132 23471 25932 27917 29025 ft

Daily weather forecasts provided by Explorersweb.com

Sent out daily to us by email, these forecasts are reproduced here.

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May 4
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Everest forecast - From WNI and AdventureWeather.com
By ExplorersWeb
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WNI Headline:
Satellite imagery indicates plenty of clouds in the Northern half of
Nepal extending well north of ME indicating a good amount of lift in the
atmosphere. Snow showers are a possibility through Wednesday with a few
isolated lingering showers on Thursday morning. The low is currently
north of the ME area and is forecasted to slide east past the ME area
over the next few days. Transitory ridging will then occur west of the
ME area and quickly build over the ME area on Friday. The ridge will
help to ease the winds. Look for a weak trough to pass through around
the weekend and into early next week. The trough is forecasted to
slightly increase the winds, turn the winds more westerly, and increase
the chances for isolated snow showers especially at levels below 7000m.

Northern/Southern Routes:
Below 7500m - Westerly winds today will continue to be a bit strong
(10-15 m/s) and will slowly ease by tomorrow to around 10 m/s. Look for
the winds tomorrow to turn more W-NW'erly. On Thursday and Friday winds
are forecasted to be out of the W-NW and be below 10 m/s. The trough is
currently forecasted to increase the winds to 5-15 m/s by the weekend
and early next week. As far as snow showers, today and tomorrow has the
best chance for snow showers and possibly heavy at times. Showers
chances should diminish on Thursday. Look for more clouds on Friday with
a good chance for showers late on Saturday and through early next week.

Above 7500m - Westerly winds will be high today (20-34 m/s) before
easing somewhat tonight and tomorrow morning. By Thursday winds should
be below 22 m/s (26 m/s at Summit 2). The winds will tend to be between
10-20 m/s on Friday with some increasing 15-24 m/s through the weekend.
A tighter pressure gradient is possible late on Sunday into Monday which
may increase the winds to 20-27 m/s. As far as snow, perhaps a slight
chance around 7500m on Wednesday then look for mostly dry conditions
throughout the rest of the period with a few clouds possible otherwise
look for a high sun.

Overall look for the winds to ease by Thursday and turn more NW'erly.
Forecasts call for a slight increase in winds on Saturday and through
early next week. Rain chances should diminish by Thursday with chances
increasing this weekend below 7500m.

Safe Climbing!
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Table for Mount Everest

Forecast for Mount Everest produced by Weathernews Americas Inc.
Based on AVN forecasts from:  04 May, 2004, 06 UTC

  South   Base   Camp1  Camp2  Camp3  Camp4 Summit1 Summit2
  Route   5400m  6100m  6700m  7500m  8000m  8500m  8848m

  North   Base   Adv    CampI  CampII CampIII       Summit
  Route   5150m  6500m  7000m  7800m  8300m         8848m

May 04 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5067   5812   6616   7495   8470   9574
  Temp (deg C)      -3     -9    -15    -21    -26    -32
  Rel Hum (%)       34     45     55     23      1     -0
  Wind (m/s)        13     14     17     23     30     35
  Wind Dir         245    255    260    260    260    260

May 04 18 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5044   5784   6588   7470   8450   9559
  Temp (deg C)      -6    -10    -15    -20    -25    -30
  Rel Hum (%)       68     57     39     22     11      1
  Wind (m/s)        09     10     12     17     26     39
  Wind Dir         270    290    290    280    270    265

May 05 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5045   5788   6589   7464   8439   9548
  Temp (deg C)      -4    -10    -17    -22    -25    -30
  Rel Hum (%)       46     67     96     36      8      2
  Wind (m/s)        12     12     13     19     28     36
  Wind Dir         250    260    270    275    270    265

May 05 18 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5051   5796   6600   7479   8455   9560
  Temp (deg C)      -4     -9    -15    -21    -26    -31
  Rel Hum (%)       58     58     66     62     56     51
  Wind (m/s)        08     07     09     09     14     26
  Wind Dir         300    320    335    315    280    275

May 06 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5081   5828   6633   7512   8491   9599
  Temp (deg C)      -2     -9    -16    -21    -25    -30
  Rel Hum (%)       21     31     50     46      1      6
  Wind (m/s)        03     04     06     12     19     27
  Wind Dir         290    315    330    320    295    290

May 06 18 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5095   5846   6660   7549   8535   9650
  Temp (deg C)      -2     -6    -12    -18    -23    -30
  Rel Hum (%)       44     35     21     20     18     13
  Wind (m/s)        03     03     04     08     16     25
  Wind Dir         310    355    350    315    305    300

May 07 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5124   5878   6692   7583   8573   9689
  Temp (deg C)      -0     -6    -12    -17    -22    -29
  Rel Hum (%)       50     74     89     32     15     11
  Wind (m/s)        05     04     05     09     17     24
  Wind Dir         235    255    290    295    305    305

May 07 18 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5102   5858   6681   7581   8577   9695
  Temp (deg C)      -1     -4     -9    -15    -22    -29
  Rel Hum (%)       70     63     55     49     29     26
  Wind (m/s)        07     06     05     08     14     20
  Wind Dir         275    290    310    310    295    290

May 08 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5104   5862   6681   7578   8570   9684
  Temp (deg C)       1     -5    -10    -16    -23    -30
  Rel Hum (%)       58     71     13      2     15     39
  Wind (m/s)        07     07     09     13     19     24
  Wind Dir         275    285    280    270    270    275

May 08 18 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5086   5840   6661   7561   8557   9671
  Temp (deg C)      -1     -5     -9    -15    -22    -30
  Rel Hum (%)       68     52     24      0      0      4
  Wind (m/s)        10     08     06     09     16     22
  Wind Dir         285    300    310    295    285    290

May 09 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5096   5852   6671   7567   8560   9671
  Temp (deg C)       0     -5    -11    -16    -23    -31
  Rel Hum (%)       58     75     34      0     12      8
  Wind (m/s)        06     08     09     12     17     23
  Wind Dir         260    275    290    290    285    290

May 09 18 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5085   5839   6661   7560   8553   9665
  Temp (deg C)      -1     -5     -9    -15    -23    -31
  Rel Hum (%)       65     56     34      5      2      0
  Wind (m/s)        12     12     12     15     20     26
  Wind Dir         280    290    295    300    295    290

May 10 06 UTC    550mb  500mb  450mb  400mb  350mb  300mb
  Height (m)      5089   5844   6659   7551   8539   9649
  Temp (deg C)       0     -6    -12    -17    -23    -31
  Rel Hum (%)       34     48     44      0     11      0
  Wind (m/s)        09     11     14     20     26     31
  Wind Dir         265    275    280    285    280    285



Safe Climbing!  WNI/TPLC Forecaster: Lee


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