26 May 2014

May 26, 2014

                                  LAST DAY OF THE 2013-2014 SKI SEASON

    Sunset May 25, 2014; dried out slightly in the evening.

    Looking North into Howe Sound yesterday morning, light rain and calm winds.

    Same view in the evening with light rain.

    As of 07:00 Hrs snowing moderately at 1860 meters with a temperature of -1. MAY 26, 2014

    Snowing at 2240 meters with a temperature of -2 as of 07:00 Hrs. Limited Visibility. This am.

Weather observations for May 26, 2014; taken at 07:00 Hrs.

2240 meters     -2, Winds were 20-30 KPH from the SSW
1860 meters     -1, Winds were 10-25 KPH from the S
1550 meters    +2, No new snow, Base 107 cm
  660 meters    +8, Valley temperature, Ma Temp Yest +11, Precip Yest 1.5 mm

For the forecast, the band of precipitation that is moving through our zone should dissipate this morning as the upper trough moves on shore in a moist southwest flow. We can expect drier air with possible breaks this afternoon. Tuesday is looking unsettled with the chance of some isolated showers, moderate precipitation will likely begin Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning, easing to light rain Wednesday afternoon as the low moves Eastward. A weak upper through will affect our area Thursday as the low continues Eastward, bringing unsettled weather for Thursday evening.  Some cloud will remain in our area for Friday as a weak high pressure begins to build for Saturday. Freezing levels will fluctuate from 1700- 2100 meters for today, raising to a high of 2400 meters tomorrow then slowly climbing to 2500 meters by Thursday.

    As of 08:00 hours we have overcast skies with variable visibility at 2240 meters.

    Satellite image from 07:00 hrs, thick clouds with heavy precipitation in our area, breaks coming.

    GFS precip model for this morning.

    GFS precip model for Tuesday.

Women is first to climb Everest after Deadly Avalanche: Inquisitr

Incident summaries for May 12-May 18, 2014: Emergency Management BC

Compilation of Freestyle Ski Crashes: You Tube

Crews searching for 3 people in Colorado mudslide: Grand Junction, CO

    As 0f 08:00 hrs the moisture laden clouds are moving East of our zone. Breaks on the way.

    Moist day on the Sunshine Coast yesterday.

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