Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 6 hours
Official Counter: Bob Hoopes
Visitors: Typical South Lookout late Fall visitors.
Weather: Visibility: 7 miles initially, increasing to 20 miles by noon. Temps: 32-40F. Wind: no wind most of the day. Cloud Cover: 20%.
Raptor Observations: Seven Red-tailed Hawks and one Sharp-shinned Hawk.
Non-raptor Observations: Bird of the Day: Winter Wren. Pileated Woodpecker in flight, Raven (3), Black-capped Chickadee, Downy Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren.
Predictions: Monday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 8am, then a slight chance of rain between 8am and 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>) Bake Oven Knob information may be found at: www.lgnc.org