1 Dec 2015

December 1, 2015


    Early morning November 30, 2015. Powder Mountain!

    Some high cirrus clouds moved through Monday morning.

    Some valley fog up towards Pemberton Monday morning.

    A frozen Lost Lake with a little dusting of man made.

    Sunset Monday evening.

    Fog through out the BC Interior valleys and Washington State.


   System on the coast Monday afternoon.



Weather Observations for December 1, 2015: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters       -5, Winds were 30-40 KPH S      --Horstman Hut Station
2180 meters       -4, Winds were 25-35 KPH NE    --Whistler Peak
1860 meters       -3, Winds were 15-35 KPH E      --Rendevous
1835 meters       -2, Winds were 10-30 KPH SW      --Roundhouse
1650 meters       -1, 3 cm of new, 80 cm Base, Relative Humidity 98%  --Pig Alley
1550 meters       -2, 2 cm of new, 49 cm Base  --Catskinner 
  660 meters       -2, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was -2.3.

    As of 07:00 Hours this am we have overcast skies, limited visibility and it is snowing lightly.


For the forecast, overcast skies with very light precipitation will prevail for most of the day in a Southwest flow aloft. Precipitation will intensify this evening with the freezing level rising to 1300 meters during the afternoon than dropping to around 1200 meters this evening. Wednesday will see unsettled conditions in the morning then another front will move in by the evening. Freezing levels are looking much nicer with the latest model runs and should max out at around 1600 meters on Thursday with a decent amount of snow in the alpine by Friday. As of now the systems will continue into early next week with Saturday being the producer. Guesstimates: 15-20 cm by Wednesday morning, 15-20 cm by Thursday morning, 20-25 cm by Friday morning. Bring it on!!


    Flow for the next few days.

    Very light precip for today.

    Moderate snowfall into early Wednesday morning.




ARTICLES:

Snowmobiler survives full burial in Alaskan Avalanche: AMountainJourney

An apartment building with built in ski run: SnowBrains

Persistent wind slabs in Colorado: CAIC

A look into what is happening in Switzerland: WePowder

Road crews use Howitzer to control avalanches: Alaska




    Cloud and crust Monday afternoon.

    Clouds from the South slowly crept into the area late yesterday.

    Pinkish at sunset last night.

    Some cool clouds after sunset.

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