1 Aug 2013

August 1, 2013

This am looking East, starting to break.

Yesterday afternoon at around 17:00 Hrs, raining on the West side of the valley, dry on the East side of the valley.


At 2240 meters the temperature was +9, winds were 30-50 KPH from the E. At 1650 meters the temperature was +10. In the valley it was +14 as of 08:00 hrs this am. 3.1 mm of rain was recorded at the Nesters weather station yesterday.


For the forecast the upper level low will bring mostly cloudy skies, more rain showers and the occasional sunny break. Unsettled conditions will prevail before the approach of another high pressure system for Monday.



NOAA upgrades forecasting ability: Double Computing Power

Improved mountain forecasts could save lives: New Zealand

ABS and The Mountain Lab collaborate on branding air bags: North America

Not ideal conditions at Mt Buller: Australia

Las Lenas, Argentina also experiencing less than ideal conditions: Warm and dry

Vancouver airport record of no precipitation during the month of July 2013.


Upper section of the new Crystal Chair lift line.

Husume in the summer.


Avalanche path off Phalanx Ridge.


Castle Towers in Garibaldi Provincal Park.


Satellite images yesterday just prior to the rains arrival.

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