28 Apr 2013

Apr 28, 2013

First light this morning looks like its much nicer than yesterday.

View from Horstman hut this morning.

Yesterday morning at this time.

At 2240 meters the temperature was -7, winds were 35-45 KPH from the SSE. At 1550 meters the temperature was -1.5, 3 cm of snow fell there yesterday. In the valley it was +5. Observations taken at 06:00 Hrs this AM.

For the forecast, unsettled this morning, mostly cloudy with a few sunny breaks in the morning, another cold front approaching giving us more snow for tonight. Unsettled conditions for Monday, mostly cloudy with some sunny breaks and the chance of some flurries. A ridge of high pressure starts to build on Tuesday with a mix of sun and cloud. Wednesday looks mostly sunny in the morning with clouds developing i the afternoon. Freezing levels by Friday could go as high as 3300 meters. Guesstimates 4-6 cm by Tomorrow morning 1-2 cm for Monday during the day.

For the local updated avalanche advisory: Blackcomb Avalanche Advisory

Norwegian Avalanche Advisory: Varsom.No

Massive Avalanche practice on Cypress Bowl, April 27 Th : North Shore Search & Rescue

Missing climber in Japan confirmed killed in climbing accident after an avalanche: Nagano, Japan

Satellite image from yesterdays cold front.

Bottom of Whistler yesterday morning. Most of it is probably melted away.