22 Aug 2014

August 22, 2014

    Cloudy on August 20, 2014 but no rain that day.

    Sunset August 20, 2014.

    Slide paths near Spidery Peak.

    Cumulus development over Mount Currie prior to the rain August 21, 2014.

    Rain clouds forming Thursday afternoon over Blackcomb.

Weather observations for August 22, 2014; taken at 05:00 Hrs.

2180 Meters          +5, Winds were 25-50 KPH from the WNW
1835 Meters          +6, Winds were 5-15 KPH from the ESE
1550 Meters        +10, Relative Humidity 61 %
  660 Meters          +8, Valley Temperature, Max Temp Yest was +23, Trace of Precip Yest

For the forecast, the system bringing welcome rain to the area yesterday has been replaced by yet another high pressure aloft, with a low level Northerly flow. Sunny skies are back for as long as another week. This system will build over the Pacific Northwest through the weekend with warmer temperatures. The pattern as of now looks like it will continue into next week with gradual cooling by Thursday. There could be a change on Friday with an upper trough developing in the Pacific.

    Satellite image from August 21 St, storm clouds just to the North East.

    Fairly large stationary high in the Pacific.

Video Friday:

Mountain Biker and Cow collision: Pinkbike

Another crash, this time Mountain biker and small child: Live Leak

Amazing athletic ability to survive this motorcycle crash: Russia

Wining Run at 2014 Red Bull Joyride: Brandon Semenuk

Cliff Jump goes all wrong: You Tube


BCIC New Ventures: Avystick

Use of open vests to carry avalanche rescue gear "Dangerous": Snowbrains

Three more climbers die on Mont Blanc: France

 Heliski accident last weekend: Wanaka, New Zealand

Coroner urges climbers to be more cautious in avalanche terrain: New Zealand

Pieps DSP Pro V 2.0 Review: Earn Your Turns

Helicopter equipped with mechanical arm used to recover bodies: Mount Rainier

    Large cloud development on August 20, but no rain. A fairly cloudy week with pleasant temps.

    Upper Lillooet   Valley, August 20, 2014.

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