Articles by: Michael Fagin

West Coast Outdoor Weather- 10-1-2015

West Coast Outdoor Weather- 10-1-2015

West Coast Outdoor Weather- 10-1-2015.  The weekend will bring some showers early on Saturday for the Washington Cascades than a drying trend late on Saturday[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 0 comments Earth
West Coast Outdoor Weather

West Coast Outdoor Weather

This is our weekly Thursday seven day outlook for the  North Cascades in Washington state. Each week we will pick a region in the Western[Read More…]

by September 24, 2015 0 comments Earth
El Nino-La Nina Neutral Snow in the Cascades

El Nino-La Nina Neutral Snow in the Cascades

Outside of the the Neutral phase when temperatures are normal, there are two main phases of ENSO: one is El Nino which occurs when there is above normal SST in the Eastern Pacific.

by October 15, 2012 0 comments Skills
Thunderstorms – Don’t Wait Until You Hear Thunder

Thunderstorms – Don’t Wait Until You Hear Thunder

When this low is in place, the Cascades usually get a moist and warm southeast wind pattern and can bring an unstable air mass, which is a very good recipe for thunderstorms.

by July 26, 2012 0 comments Skills
Sunny Hikes Now and Wine Later

Sunny Hikes Now and Wine Later

The Red Mountain AVA is the smallest AVA in Washington State at only 4,040 acres. At this time, there are over 600 acres under cultivation in about 22 vineyards. This makes it a wonderfully compact area in which to visit a lot of fine wineries. Here are just a couple of the wineries that would make for a refreshing stop after hike.

by June 21, 2012 0 comments Skills, Trails