21 Jun 2021

June 21, 2021

      PAST WEEK:

     Monday June 14, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. Periods of rain. +6 Deg C at 1835 m. +14 Deg C at 660 m. 

     Tuesday June 15, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. +13 Deg C in the valley.  -1.5 Deg C at 2180 m.

      Wednesday June 16, 2021. Unsettled. 12:00 Hrs. +6 Deg C at 1835 m. +14 Deg C in the valley.

      Thursday June 17, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +21 Deg C in the valley. +5 Deg C at 2180 m.

      Friday June 18, 2021. 12:00 Hrs.

      Saturday June 19, 202. +17 Deg C in the valley.

      Sunday June 20, 2021. +22 Deg C in the valley.


Weather Observations for June 21, 2021 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters    +10, Winds were 15-20 KPH SSW--Whistler Peak 
1835 meters     +12, Winds were   5-10 KPH ESE--Round House
1650 meters     +10, 0 mm in 12 Hrs, 0 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 55 cm --Pig Alley
  660 meters     +10, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was 28.6, 0.2 mm of precip yesterday.

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


FORECAST:

A weak upper ridge will bring a mix of sun and cloud for today in a Westerly flow aloft. The FL will be above 4000 meters today with warm temperatures in the area. Ridge strengthens Tuesday with sunny skies expected. A mix of sun and cloud for most of the week, very warm temperatures for the weekend and into next week. Chance of some warm showers on the weekend but time will tell. Enjoy the warm summer weather.


      GOES IR image from this am.


      High pressure dominating today.






      Westerly flow aloft.


       High to the west, low to the South. Ridge should keep it sunny.









       May see some cloud move in from the Low to the South on Wednesday.



      High still maintaining for Thursday.

.      May see a mix of sun and cloud for Thursday.


      High still in control on Friday.

      High should keep weather nice over the weekend. 



AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

No new researched avalanche activity to report.




      INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

      Wet in the valley Monday afternoon. 3.6 mm recorded at 660 m.


      Storm over Osoyoos Tuesday afternoon.


     Weather is looking much better Wednesday evening.

     06:00 Hrs Thursday morning. Cloudy to the North.

      05:45 Hrs Friday am. Mostly Cloudy. +6 Deg C at 1835 m.

      Lake Huron Sunset Saturday night.

      Clouds Sunday evening.



VIDEOS:

Whistler Ride: Rescue Cam


ARTICLES:

MCR for the Coast Mountains: June 17, 2021

How we help prevent avalanches with reforestation on Hwy 3: TranBC

Snow falls on Cordoba for only 7th time in 100 years: Argentina

Summer Solstice on Fathers Day: June 20, 2021

Warm weather for the South Coast: Environment Canada

14 Jun 2021

June 14, 2021

       PAST WEEK:

      Monday June 7, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. 0 Deg C. +14 Deg C in the valley.

      Tuesday June 8, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. Mostly cloudy. +15  Deg C at 660 m. +1 at 2180 m.

      Wednesday June 9, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. +2 Deg C. +13 in the valley.

      Thursday June 10, 2021. 12:00 Hrs.  +12.7  Deg C in the valley. -3 at 2180 m.

      Friday June 11, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +3 Deg C at 1835 m. +14 Deg C at 660 m. 

      Saturday June 12, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +14 Deg C at 660 m. -1.5 at 2180 m.

     Sunday June 13, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. Wet. +6 Deg C at 1835 m. +12.8  Deg C in the valley.



Weather Observations for June 14, 2021 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     +1, Winds were 20-40 KPH SE--Whistler Peak 
1835 meters     +4, Winds were   5-20 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters     +5,  11.5 mm in 12 Hrs, 30.5 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 88 cm --Pig Alley
  660 meters   +11, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +15.7, 25.5 mm of precip yesterday.

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

FORECAST:

A weakening upper level trough will bring periods of light rain today in a Southerly flow aloft. The FL will remain above the local peaks. The upper trough will continue sliding to the Northeast Tuesday with a mix of sun, cloud and likely showers. Weak ridging for Wednesday will bring a mix of sun and cloud. High pressure will bring a mix of sun and cloud for the remainder of the weak with the ridge strengthening by the weekend with mostly sunny skies. Guesstimates: 1-3 mm by Tuesday am, trace-2 mm by Wednesday am, 0-trace by Thursday am. 


      Goes Image from this am.


      Weakening upper level trough slowly migrating NE, still unstable with some moisture.





      Southerly flow aloft.


       Low now up North, unsettled weather for Tuesday with the chance of some showers.






      Weak ridging for Wednesday with unsettled weather.




      High pressure builds but a mix of sun and cloud for Thursday.


      Certainly nicer weather than the atmospheric river event last weekend.



     High pressure but low just off the coast, mix of sun and cloud for Friday.

      High pressure for Saturday.

      Looks like the high strengthens for Sunday.


     AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

     An avalanche on Torreys Peak, CO has injured a climber. Article below.                  CAIC Image


      Large June cornice induced avalanche on Beartooth Pass. Article below.         A. Hart Image


      INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

      Unsettled Monday afternoon, nice sunny breaks in the pm. High in the valley of +15.2 Deg C.

      Tuesday 08:00 Hrs, unsettled. -3 Deg C  at 2240 m. Clouds moving in from the South.

      Tuesday evening, showers. 3.3 mm recorded at 660 m on June 8th.


      Snowing Wednesday 07:00 Hrs. -1 Deg C. True Juneuary weather. 1.9 mm recorded at 660 m.

      Sunny break Wednesday evening after a very unsettled day. High in the valley was +15.6 Deg C.

      Thursday am, unsettled with a dusting in the upper elevations. High in the valley was +14.5.

      Early Friday morning, front slowly moving into the zone. -3 at 2240 m at 07:30 Hrs.

     Overcast Saturday at 08:00 Hrs. +2 Deg C at 1835 m..

     Unsettled at 13:00 Hrs on Saturday. +5 Deg C at 1835 m. 

      Sunday 07:30 Hrs. Raining at 1835 m. +5 Deg C. 20.9 mm recorded at 1650 m. 


       Reality-Precipitation amounts at 660 m. June 11- 0.8 mm. June 12- 0.9 mm. June 13- 25.5 mm.




VIDEOS:

Avalanche heads towards camp: Mount Everest

Going for a ride: Narrow Chute

Avalanche Warning Program: Australia

Too much send: Snowmobile bail


ARTICLES:

Climbers caught in avalanche on Torreys Peak, one injured: Colorado

Large early June avalanche caused by a cornice drop: Beartooth Pass

Out of Bounds: Australian Avalanches

Survival probability in avalanche victims with long burial (>60 min): Retrospective Study

Cause, scope determined for deadly winter debris flow in Uttarkhand, India: Science Daily