7 May 2013

May 7, 2013

Still have not seen much activity with the isothermal snowpack. The alpine was closed for most of the day yesterday.

Awesome looking day.

At 2240 meters the temperature was +9.5, winds were calm. At 1550 meters the temperature was + 9, no new snow to report and the base has diminished to 170 cm. In the valley it was +5. Observations taken at 07:00 Hrs this Am. Max temp in the valley yesterday was 28.6, at 2240 meters it was +16, and at 1550 meters +19.

For the forecast, no change!! Slightly cooler temperatures can be expected but the high pressure is here until Friday. A frontal system approaches the coast on Friday. Clouds are possible for Wednesday Afternoon.

Sledding behind a fighter jet: Sweden

KC Deane caught in an avalanche: 1 turn in

Avalanche death on Grand Casse in Vanoise: France

Peyragudes avalanche trial, Two Spanish Skiers: France

No significant activity off Phalanx or Whistler either.

Satellite picture from yesterday afternoon.

Stratus cloud marine layer has worked its way up the coast, will be interesting to see if it influences our area by tomorrow. This image from this morning.

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