29 Dec 2013

December 29, 2013

Yesterday morning started off with  blue skies, with a mix of high cirrus and stratus mid mountain.

It changed rather quickly with an increase in the upper level cloud.

Surface hoar developed overnight on the 27Th-28Th of December.

Got milkier as the day went on.

Weather observations for December 29, 2013; taken this morning at 06:00 Hrs.

2180 meters    -6, winds were 25-35 KPH from the SSW
1860 meters    -5, winds were 20-30 KPH from the ESE
1835 meters    -4, winds were 10-25 KPH from the WSW
1650 meters -1.5, No new snow, Base 89 cm
1550 meters -1.5, No new snow, Base 63 cm
  660 meters   +1, Valley Temp

Today will bring mostly cloudy conditions as the ridge weakens allowing more cloud into our area. There is a chance of some snow flurries above 1000 meters. Monday is pretty much a carbon copy of today. A very weak front will move on shore Tuesday with the chance of some flurries. The ridge rebuilds for New Year's Day with unsettled conditions, mostly sunny with low level cloud and a bit of high level cloud. A wetter and more consolidated cold front moves on shore Thursday with very light snow during the day and moderate snowfall in the evening. We can expect 5-8 cm by Friday morning. Drier Northwest flow aloft will move back into the zone Friday-Saturday for more unsettled weather.

Bode Miller does a 360 after blowing a turn: Trantino

Avalanche : Animated

Survivor of East Vail avalanche says he is lucky to be alive: Vail, Colorado

Avalanche at Loveland Pass: Ski pole sticking out of snow

How snowboarders and skiers can trigger avalanches: Jackson Hole

Common Snow Pack Tests: ASARC

Skiers warned not to go off-piste as Alps put on high avalanche risk: Europe

2 People rushed to hospital after avalanche on Mount Washington : East Coast Slide

Stratus cloud in the valley and hi cloud above.

Rime on the Whistler Peak Inuckshuck, South Easterly influence.

Valley stratus broke up as the day progressed.

If this pattern keeps up we could offer ski & golf vacations!!

Not much of a sunset last night.

More stratus cloud moving in from the South at days end.

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