4 Apr 2015

April 4, 2015

    First light Friday April 3, 2015.

    Some blue moving in early Friday morning.
    High, Mid, and low level cloud Friday morning.

    Snow line came down just above the valley floor yesterday morning.

    It did become cloudier as the day progressed but very little precipitation.

    Light snow flurries at around 14:30 hours.

    Snowing in the alpine by 17:00 Hours on Friday.

Weather Observations for April 4, 2015; taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters    -10, Winds were 20-30 KPH from the SSE
2180 meters     - 8, Winds were 20-25 KPH from the SSW
1860 meters      -8, Winds were 10-20 KPH from the E
1835 meters      -6, Winds were 10-20 KPH from the SSE
1650 meters      -4, 6 cm of new snow, 7 cm in 24 hours, Base 187 cm
1550 meters      -4, 7 cm of new snow, Base 138 cm, Relative Humidity 93%. 
  660 meters     +1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +7.8, 0.9 mm recorded on Friday.

   As of 07:00 hours at 1835 meters we have overcast skies and unlimited visibility, snowing lightly.

For the forecast, the front has moved on with an upper level low to the Northwest churning cloud at our zone for the next few days. We can expect post frontal showers this morning with mostly cloudy skies in a cool moist Southwest flow aloft. Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies will be with us until Tuesday as the low moves Southeast. An upper ridge will develop for Tuesday with sunny warm conditions. Freezing levels for today will start around 800 meters, rising to 1400 meters this afternoon and dropping to 1000 meters by this evening. Sunday will be slightly warmer with FL 1400 meters in the morning rising to 1700 meters during the day and dropping to 1000 meters Sunday night. Monday will be similar to Sunday then when the ridge builds expect dry warm weather with the FL rising to 1800+ meters. Guesstimates: trace to 2 cm at 1550 meters by Sunday morning.

    Most of the cloud went South yesterday morning and afternoon.

    Southwesterly flow with showery weather this morning.

   Isolated showers with cool temperatures for this afternoon..

    Moisture around on Sunday but should be drier than today.

    Mostly cloudy with some breaks on Monday.

    Low will be replaced by the high on Tuesday.


Guide falls off cornice in Alaska: Wrangell-St Elias National Park

4 Soldiers killed in an avalanche when it buried their vehicles: Kashmir, India

Austrian's return home after avalanche tragedy: France

East Coast Avalanche: Mt Colden, NY

150-200 Reindeer dead after avalanche in Trollheimer: Norway

    Friday morning image shows clouds moving South.

    Big picture Friday morning.

    Productive clouds later on, Friday afternoon.

    Green lake was like a sheet of glass on Friday morning.

    Multiple layers of cloud yesterday morning.

    Groomed pass almost to the bottom of Lower Olympic Run Friday morning.

    Barrow's Golden Eye's on Green Lake.

    American Coot also on Green Lake.

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