28 Apr 2017

April 28, 2017


    Helicopter gives a perspective of how large these avalanche paths are.

    No new avalanche activity noted on Currie yesterday.


    Thursday morning April 27, 2017.

    Unsettled weather Thursday.

    Mount Currie.

    Showers passing by during the day.

    Great cloud development during the afternoon.

    Sunset Thursday evening.

Weather Observations for April 28, 2017 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters      -7, Winds were   5-10 KPH ESE--Horstman Hut 
1860 meters      -5, Winds were 10-15 KPH NE  --Rendevous
1550 meters      -4, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 250 cm Base, RH 94%  --Catskinner 
  660 meters      -1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +11.2, 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest

   Early Friday morning, sunrise was officially at 05:53 Hrs today.


High pressure will bring mostly sunny skies to the area today in a Northerly flow aloft. The FL should
rise to around 1700 meters dropping back down to 1200 meters tonight. A fast moving frontal band will move through the area Saturday into Sunday. The FL will hover in the 1500 meter range. Some shower activity is expected Sunday morning before another weak high pressure system brings unsettled weather Sunday afternoon, with another weak frontal band for Monday. There are some differences in the models for what will happen next week, more on that later.
Guesstimates: 0 cm by Saturday morning, 5-8 cm for Sunday morning, 1-4 cm for Monday morning, trace-2 cm for Tuesday morning.

    GOES IR image from this am.

    High pressure for today with a front moving in Saturday morning.

    Northerly flow aloft for today.

    Frontal wave for Saturday into Sunday.

   Precipitation moves through Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning..

   Unsettled Sunday afternoon.


   Never get tired at looking at Mt Currie.

    Boats are out on Green Lake.

    Greening up in Pemberton.

   Joffre Group.


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