[pasmembers] Re: CTCA Tues Feb 14

Joe,

What ever you decide, just let me know if i am Canceling
2/14 event or not. 
I saw on the weather this morning, not that Ch 3 is correct 
all the time, but it looks like we are in for a big storm
and it may even wipe out Thursday. YIPES!

Have a super day!
Take care
and keep me in the loop, please.

Thanks
Terri
 
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> From: "jcollins79@xxxxxxx" <jcollins79@xxxxxxx>
>To: pasmembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>Cc: Eric Steinberg <eric@xxxxxxxxxx>; jcollins79@xxxxxxx; Don Boyd 
><azphotog@xxxxxxxxx> 
>Sent: Monday, February 13, 2012 11:50 AM
>Subject: [pasmembers] Re: CTCA Tues Feb 14
> 
>I have a call in to Marisa at CTCA. I think we should RESCHEDULE to Tues Feb 
>28...ANY FEEDBACK?
>
>*Coulds will mess up solar viewing and be problematic through the evening 
>according to Eric (even though accuweather says the 'stargazing quality' is 
>supposed to be 8 out of 10.
>*Winds will definitely be a concern for Eric and Don's OTA Tubes - winds of 
>9mph and gusts up to 24mph are forecast
>*It is forecast to be the chilliest evening of the entire week. 
>*I have a call in to Marisa to see if they have other competing activiites for 
>St. Valentine's Day that would cause us low attendance and would mke the Feb 
>28 date better.
>*I personally don't want to traverse over 100miles roundtrip for this event 
>with my telescope/equipment exposed to the elements because of predicted 
>showers during the day in Phoenix, Maricopa, and Goodyear.....
>
>---- Eric Steinberg <eric@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
>> Intellicast, NWS, and cleardarksky are currently showing cloud cover
>> persisting until around 11 pm.  Even Accuweather has winds at 15 gusting
>> to 24 through the evening (which I think will rule out big Dobs).
>> 
>> Just BTW, visibility and cloud cover are unrelated.  You can have solid
>> 1500' overcast and great visibility (just not upward!).
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: pasmembers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:pasmembers-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of jcollins79@xxxxxxx
>> Sent: Monday, February 13, 2012 11:13 AM
>> To: pasmembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Cc: Don Boyd
>> Subject: [pasmembers] Re: CTCA Tues Feb 14
>> 
>> Folks interested in the CTCA Feb 14 event....
>> I am getting conflicting forecasts on accuweather.... 8 out of 10 for
>> visibility, but "mostly cloudy" and "some showers" on accuweather's
>> 'astronomy'  tab for Feb 14th....What bothers me is yesterday evening
>> wind gusts were forecast up to 33mph, today they are still forecast up
>> to 20mph- we know from experience that the 5th floor garden terrace gets
>> subatantial wind around sunset (our setup time). Right now, I am
>> thinking that Tuesday late afternoon shower(s) + clouds will interfere
>> with solar viewing and wind may be problematic for the evening. I'll
>> recheck the forecast for change in a few hours. So for now,
>> SOLAR VIEWING IS CANCELLED, waiting to make a decision on the evening
>> program depending on forecast in a few hours.
>> 
>> 
>> ---- Don Boyd <azphotog@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
>> > Accuweather is now saying rain and possibler showers for Tuesday
>> during 
>> > the day, but clearing by 8 pm and then the clouds coming back at
>> 11pm...
>> > 
>> > On 2/9/2012 3:37 PM, jcollins79@xxxxxxx wrote:
>> > > We need to weatherwatch for the CTCA event on Tues Feb 14th it looks
>> like light rain in Goodyear Mon->Wed, so I will likely reschedule to the
>> back-up date Feb 28th....If this forecast holds up I will official
>> cancel/reschedule on Mon/Tues and send an email to RSVP'd PAS folk. I
>> already tipped off Marisa at CTCA.
>> 
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