3 Feb 2014

February 3, 2014

    Cloud Stacks early yesterday afternoon.

    Early morning light on Green Lake.

    Looking West near the Tantalus Range.

    Sunset February 2, 2014.

Weather Observations for February 3, 2014; taken at 06:00 Hrs.

2240 Meters      -20, Winds were 20-35 KPH from the NNE
2180 Meters      -19, Winds were 30-60 KPH from the E
1860 Meters      -18, Winds were 30-45 KPH from the NNE
1835 Meters      -17, Winds were 5-25 KPH from the SSE
1650 Meters      -15, No new snow, Base 127 cm
1550 Meters      -13, No new snow, Base 92 cm
  660 Meters      -12, Valley Temp

Expect sunny skies and cool temperatures for today and into the weekend. Still looking at a change in the pattern for Saturday, with cloudier weather and hopefully some precip. Arctic outbreak warning for our zone with even colder temperatures on the way.

Using the wind chill calculator, at 2180 meters in a 50 KPH wind with -19 Deg, the wind chill is -34.
Bundle up today and watch for frostbite on any exposed skin!!


    Satellite image from yesterday afternoon.

UBAK Airbag System: WildSnow

Cool Snow Avalanche Simulator: You Tube

Phil says six more weeks of Winter: Casts a shadow

Galileo-Lawinwnfon prototype avalanche app: PhysOrg
Warning about these apps: CAC

Foreign skier's death questions efficiency of Safety Officer: Gulmarg, India

    Any guesses?

    Late afternoon shadows.

    Looking at Black Tusk from the Tantalus Range.

    Alpen Glow on Garibaldi.

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