27 Jun 2016

June 27, 2016

    An avalanche, June 20, 2016 on Mont Blanc du Tacul has killed a Kiwi Climber. Article below:

     Monday June 20, 2016 22:00 Hrs. Mostly cloudy with some breaks.

    Tantalus Range Monday evening.

    Tuesday June 21, 2016 07:30 Hrs.

    Tuesday morning looking North.

    Tuesday afternoon.

    Wednesday-June 22, 2016-- 07:30 Overcast, some rain, 3.5 mm recorded at 1650 meters.

    Wednesday evening clouds began to break. 17:30 Hrs

    Wednesday afternoon.

    Wednesday-June 22, 2016 --Great riding conditions.

    Thursday June 23, 2016 07:00 Hrs 0 Degrees at 1835 meters.

    Thursday afternoon 16:00 Hrs Wet--4.4 mm recorded in the valley at 660 meters.

    Friday  June 24, 2016-- 08:00 Hrs +2 Deg  Light rain showers during the morning

    New structures being built for Crank Works.

    Moist cloud in the alpine pretty much all day on Friday. 0.3 mm recorded at 660 meters.

    Saturday June 25, 2016--07:00 Hrs +4 Degrees

    A mix of sun and cloud by Saturday afternoon.

    Sunrise Sunday June 26, 2016. +6 early in the morning at 1835 meters.

    Tantalus Range Sunday Morning.
     Nice evening on Sunday.

Weather Observations for June 27, 2016: taken at 07:00 Hours.

2240 meters     +10, Winds were 25-35 KPH SE --Horstman Hut
1860 meters     +11, Winds were  5-10  KPH SE --Rendevous
1550 meters     +14, RH 52%-- Catskinner
  660 meters     +13, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +28.3. trace of Precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility.

For the forecast, a mix of sun and cloud for today in a Southwest flow aloft. Will likely see some cumulus cloud development later today with the chance of a thunderstorm  High will rebuild for Tuesday into Thursday, with mostly sunny weather and warm temperatures. Unsettled Friday into the weekend with slightly cooler temperatures. Chance of some showers Friday and Saturday but time will tell!!

    Image from 07:15 Hrs this am.

    High is building but there is a chance of a thunder storm later this afternoon.

    May have some lingering cloud early Tuesday morning.

    High strengthens for Wednesday into Thursday.

    Looks good for Friday but there looks like potential for some cloud development into the weekend.


New Zealander dies in avalanche in French Alps: Chamonix, France

Kiwi Skier killed in avalanche triggered by French Police: The Local

The Night before Christmas: New Documentary on Tourism and Avalanches

Snowboarder out runs avalanche: Video Footage

Better information needed to understand extreme weather: Science Daily

Accuweather's take on the developing: La Nina

    Georgia Strait late Monday afternoon.

    Mount Currie Tuesday June 21, 2016.

    Friday June 24, 2016 new pump track at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

    Alta lake Sunday morning.

    Friendly Sheep along the Fraser River near Lytton.

    Duffy Lake Sunday afternoon.

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