14 Mar 2018

March 14, 2018


    Snowmobiler killed in an avalanche near Mount Baker. Story in article section.      Net Pic

    A skier has died from injuries sustained in an Avalanche on March 4th in Italy Story below.

    An avalanche has killed two women in Shudmela Darga area in Pakistan. Story below. Net Pic

    Two wet loose avalanches in the burnt landscape of Barriere, B.C. Click for info on town.

   Recent Avalanche debris on  Hyw 1 at 3 Valley Gap!

    Locally, no new avalanches observed.


    Early Tuesday morning, awesome sunrise.

    Overcast by 09:30 Hours.

    Mount Cartier early Tuesday morning.

    Upper Thompson River Tuesday afternoon.

    14:00 Hrs at 1860 meters the temperature was +4 Deg C.

    Wet snow in the alpine later in the day.

    Sunset near 100 Mile House yesterday.

    Tuesday afternoon.

    Big picture on Tuesday afternoon.

Weather Observations for March 14, 2018  taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     -5, Winds were 20-40 KPH S   --Whistler Peak
1835 meters     -3, Winds were 10-30 KPH SW--Roundhouse
1660 meters     -1, 7 cm of new, 7 cm in 24 hrs  Base 299 cm --Pig Alley
  660 meters    +2, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +9.8, 5.5 mm of precip recorded yest

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


A cool moist upper level low will bring overcast skies with periods of light snow in a  Southerly lfow aloft for today. The freezing level will slowly go down to surface by tonight. As the low moves South we should see some unsettled conditions tonight into tomorrow. A chance of mostly sunny skies on Thursday, with the FL rising to a high of 1200 meters with daytime heating. The upper low wraps back around for Friday into Saturday with mostly cloudy skies and periods of intermittent snow flurries. Looking unsettled for Sunday.
Guesstimates: 3-6 cm by Thursday morning, no cm by Friday morning, trace-2 cm by Saturday morning, 1-3 cm by Sunday morning.

    GOES IR image from this am.

     Upper level trough associated with the low. Cooler Temps.

    Flurries for today.

    Freezing level will drop back down to surface.

    Fronts along the coast.

    Unsettled on Thursday morning.

    Sunny by Thursday afternoon.


    Awesome sky Tuesday morning.

    Mount Begbie as seen from Airport Road in Revelstoke.

    North Thompson River.

    Barren burnt landscape in Barriere

    Some cool clouds above the Chilcotons.

    Lenticular clouds West of 100 Mile House.


Snowmobiler killed in an avalanche near Mount Baker: Park Butte

Skier dies from injuries sustained in an avalanche near Usseglio in Italy: Pian Benot

An Avalanche has killed two women in the Shusmela Darga area of Kurram: Pakistan

Avalanche deaths, the dangers of deicing and opiods in the Tetons: Mountain Town News

Scared Straight by Avalanches: Alaska

Warming weather should be a concern for Backcountry Enthusiasts: Avalanche Canada

How much snow accumulates in North America each year?: Science Daily

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