Date: 5/2/18 10:22 am
From: David T√łnnessen <davidtonnessenx...>
Subject: Re: [cobirds] Migrant fallouts through the Front Range
Excellent info and resources, Bryan! Thank you.

David

On Wed, May 2, 2018, 10:40 AM Bryan Guarente <bryan.guarente...>
wrote:

> This is a great observation David!
>
> To keep an eye on the possible "fallout" locations, check out the surface
> observations here:
>
> http://weather.rap.ucar.edu/surface/displaySfc.php?region=den&endDate=20180502&endTime=-1&duration=0
>
> In this image, you will see real meteorological observations from many
> towns across Colorado and into the surrounding states. The stick coming
> out of the dot is the important part for today. That indicates the
> direction the winds are coming from. For more information about this, you
> can go here: http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/maps/sfcobs/wnd.rxml
>
> On that map linked above, look for areas in Eastern Colorado (away from
> the mountains) where the wind barbs are collectively pointing toward each
> other, that is where you may want to go birding. If you watch this map
> throughout the day, that location will change and may go away. If it stays
> in place for many hours at a time, this would be a great place to go
> looking.
>
> As of right now, the convergence of the wind barbs is pointing to a line
> from about Chatfield Reservoir through Last Chance (and maybe farther
> east).
>
> Get out and do some searching. There are probably plenty of birds out
> there to find in all locations, but if you wanted the biggest bang for your
> buck, going to this convergence line would likely be best.
>
> Bryan
>
> Bryan Guarente
> Meteorologist/Instructional Designer
> UCAR/The COMET Program
> Boulder, CO
>
> On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 9:24 AM, David T√łnnessen <davidtonnessenx...>
> > wrote:
>
>> Hey Birders,
>>
>> Large movement on radar last night combined with the rainy conditions
>> with low clouds throughout much of the Front Range today provide excellent
>> conditions for grounding migrants. Get out if you can!
>>
>> Good luck,
>> David Tonnessen
>> Colorado Springs
>>
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