23 Apr 2016

April 23, 2016

    Gray day Friday April 22, 2016.

    Rain approaching from the South.

    Rain arrived in the early afternoon.

    4.1 mm of rain recorded at 660 meters Friday.

    Snow line is moving up!

    Later in the day Friday.

Weather Observations for April 23, 2016: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters        0, Winds were  25-50 KPH S      --Horstman Hut
1860 meters      +1, Winds were  15-25 KPH SSE --Rendevous
1550 meters      +3, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 194 cm Base, RH 97%  --Catskinner
  660 meters      +9, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +15.2. 4.1 mm of Precip recorded yest

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

For the forecast, a front will push through today into this evening with light intermittent precipitation with a variable flow switching to Southerly as the day progresses. The FL will slowly descend from 2300 meters to 1700 meters by tonight as the cold front passes. A trailing upper low will bring cooler temperatures for Sunday with some light precipitation, and the FL dropping from 1700 meters to around 1200 meters by Sunday night. As of now Monday is looking unsettled as the low exits to the Southeast and a weak upper ridge builds with a mix of sun and cloud and a chance of some afternoon showers. Unsettled spring weather can be expected for next week. Guesstimates: 4-6 cm of snow in the alpine by Monday morning.

    Dried out Friday night.

    Light intermittent rain for today with overcast conditions.

    Front passing through today.

    Flow for today into Sunday.

    Saturday evening into Sunday.

    Unsettled Monday into Tuesday.


Land of Thundering Snow wins National Award: Revelstoke

Argentina is already looking good for the upcoming Southern Winter: SnowBrains

    16:30 Hours on Friday. Looks like some unsettled weather heading our way.

    Saturday, more precipitation heading our way.

    Big picture Saturday afternoon.

    Snow is melting very quickly.

    Ground water in low areas.

    Lower/Mid elevation roads are pretty much snow less.

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