30 Apr 2015

April 30, 2015

    Still a dire situation in Nepal. update in the article section.                                                  Net Pic

    Very early Wednesday morning.

    Morning breaks at sunrise.

    Dark clouds rolled into the area early Wednesday morning.

    Some cool breaks in the morning.

    11:00 Hours Wednesday April 29, 2015.

    At times the upper cloud layer was very dark.

    Periods of light to moderate snow in the alpine on Wednesday.

    16:00 Hours Wednesday afternoon, convective cloud development.

Weather Observations for April 30, 2015; taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     -4, Winds were 40-60 KPH from the SSW
1835 meters     -3, Winds were 30-50 KPH from the S
1650 meters     -1, 2 cm of new snow, Base 175 cm, relative humidity is 91%
  660 meters    +5, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +11, 0.9 mm of precip recorded on Wed.

    As of 07:00 Hours this am we have overcast skies and variable visibility.

For the forecast, a weak upper trough will bring mostly cloudy skies to the area today with intermittent light precipitation in a Northwest Zonal Flow. The freezing level will top out at around 1800 meters. Friday will be unsettled as a weak high pressure builds into the Pacific Northwest. Still a chance of some isolated showers Friday into Saturday with the FL rising and hovering around 2000 meters. At this time Sunday is looking like the nicest day with sunny warm weather. The high weakens slightly for Monday into Tuesday with the return of unsettled conditions. A weak front is forecasted to move onshore on Tuesday. Guesstimates: 3-5 cm above 1700 meters by Friday morning.

    Clouds will linger in the mountains.

    Should see more breaks tomorrow.


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    Image from yesterday morning.

    Big picture from yesterday morning.

    Some great light yesterday morning.

    Whistler Wednesday morning between power flurries.

    Serious convection yesterday afternoon.

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