26 May 2016

May 26, 2016

   An avalanche on Mount Lawson has killed a mountaineer in Alberta, Article below--KPS Photo

    Crust recovery was minimal on Wednesday May 25, 2016. Softened quickly!

    Unsettled in the morning with more blue than white.

    Some early turns.

    More cloud as the morning progressed.

    Lots of folks in the park.

    More cloud later in the day.

Weather Observations for May 26, 2016: taken at 07:00 Hours.

2240 meters      0, Winds were 15-20 KPH S     --Horstman Hut
1860 meters    +2, Winds were 10-15 KPH SSE--Rendevous
1550 meters    +4, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 98 cm Base, RH 86%
  660 meters  +11, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +20.8. 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest

    As of 08:00 Hrs this am we have overcast skies and variable visibility.

   There are some dark clouds out there this am.

For the forecast, an upper trough will bring mostly cloudy conditions to the area for today in a Westerly flow aloft. Unsettled early this morning with sunny breaks and the FL hovering in the 2000 meter range. Clouds will move in quickly with the chance of some isolated showers today.  The FL should drop to around 1600 meters by tonight with the chance of a dusting of fresh snow in the alpine. There is also a chance of some thunderstorm activity later in the day.  Friday is looking similar with mostly overcast skies and the possibility of some isolated intermittent showers. The air mass appears to be fairly dry but this will change by Saturday afternoon as the next upper level trough brings moisture into the area. Moderate to heavy rain will likely occur for Saturday night into Sunday. Ridging will return for Monday with some unsettled conditions prior to sunny weather for Tuesday into Wednesday with warmer temperatures.

    More cloud as the day progresses.

    Low pressure sending cool upper level trough our way.

    Unsettled for this morning with the chance of some showers later in the day.

    Later in the day. More cloud and a better chance of some showers.

    Flow into the weekend. Saturday evening and Sunday are looking wet.

    Unsettled again Friday with cool onshore flow.


Solo Scrambler has been killed in an avalanche on Mount Lawson: Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Capturing snow depths by using drones: Switzerland

Why some climate processes are more effective at warming Earth: Science Daily

    10:45 Hours Wednesday morning

   16:15 Hours Wednesday afternoon.

    Big picture Wednesday at 16:15 Hours.

    Early morning ride.

    Many sightseers.

    Chateau golf course is looking great!

    Ploughing of the road to the top of Whistler should almost be finished.

    Under the Wizard Chair.

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