5 Oct 2013

October 5, 2013

Unfortunately it is now +3 at 1860 meters, luckily it is just light rain. October 5, 2013.
Significant change from October 3, 2013.

Thanks to JT for sending this shot from October 3, 2013.

More precip on the way for Sunday into Monday with Freezing Levels dropping back to 1500 meters.

At 2180 meters the temperature was +1.5. At 1835 meters the temperature was +3.5, winds were 10-35 KPH from the S. At 1650 meters the temperature was +3.5. In the valley it was +7. Observations taken at 07:00 hrs this am October 5, 2013. The alpine temperature went into + values as of 08:45 pm October 4, 2013 at 2180 meters.

For the forecast the high is now over Washington State and the front will bring light rain to the Whistler area today. Drier conditions later this morning with unsettled conditions into Sunday prior to an upper level trough moving through Sunday evening into Monday, 15-20 mm of rain is expected and freezing levels should gradually drop back to 1500 meters on Monday evening. Unsettled weather Tuesday as a weak ridge builds into Wednesday.

Starting to dry out as of 10:30 am.

Recent turns in Blackcomb Glacier Provincial Park: Doglotion

Avalanche related employment opportunities: Winter 2013-2014

Online Avalanche course, a good review: Easy reading before the season; CAA

Another flash tutorial: US National Avalanche Centre

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Flow changes tonight into Sunday.

According to the model it should be dry on Wednesday.

Heli skiing October 3, 2013. Paul Morrison Photo.

Satellite photo as of 10:30 am October 5 Th

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