13 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014

    Unsettled day with some convective development. June12, 2014.

    Lots of activity at the bottom of the Bike Park.

    Darker clouds did form as the day progressed.

    Eventually for a brief period it did rain, but not enough to make much of a difference.

    Rained for a short while around 15:45.

    Nice light at days end June 12, 2014.

Weather observations for June 13, 2014; taken at 07:00 Hrs.

2240 meters        +1, Winds were 40-60 KPH from the NNE
1860 meters        +4, Winds were 30-40 KPH from the N
1550 meters        +7, Snow depth, melting quickly
  660 meters      +11, Valley Temperature, Max Temp Yest +21, Precip Yest .5 mm.

Full moon tonight, sometimes referred to as the Strawberry Moon.

For the forecast, the low is certainly keeping us drier than forecasted 2 days ago. The deep upper low to the South of our zone continues to spin moisture and some areas are getting moderate precipitation from the NorthEasterly flow. Another weak level trough is expected for tomorrow followed by a series of weak troughs into Monday. This unsettled weather pattern will continue into early next week. There has been little confidence with the inconsistencies in the various model runs. As of now it looks to  warm up and dry out by Tuesday?? The cool and relatively moist pattern will give us cloud, sunny breaks and the chance of showers over the weekend. At this rate we could have a very dry June. The mix of high pressure and low pressure certainly brings unsettled conditions.

    Image from 07:00 Hrs this am, Mid and High clouds with unlimited visibility.

    Low is just South of our zone.

    Still a chance of some precipitation according to the GFS for today. Looks nice to the West.

    Another unsettled day for Saturday, the weak high pressure seems to continue to give us breaks.

    Satellite image taken at 07:00 Hrs this morning. Raining in the Fraser Valley.

    Satellite image from Thursday morning, 07:30 Hrs.

    Image from Whistler Peak at the same time.

Video Friday's:

Rescue from cascades below Upper Yosemite Falls: Live leaks

Lightning Strikes Truck: Edmonton Alberta

Grand Cherokee goes for a swim: Live leaks

Soul surfing the enchanted forest: Crested Butte

World's first ever Female dub 10: Katie Ormerod

Dropping waterfall on a SUP: You Tube


Gulmarg 2014: Snow Storms and Avalanche Danger: India

Wet Snow Avalanche, June 8, 2014: Switzerland

How to destroy a chairlift in 90 Seconds: Kim Kircher Blog

Reducing water evaporation in ski area snowmaking reservoirs: Mt Baldy, CA

    Young Doe out and about above Creekside.

    Looks like Creekside Gondola is in for a new rope.

    The real nasty clouds just missed us yesterday afternoon.

    Not even enough water to clean the dust off the Flora!

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