4 Aug 2014

August 4, 2014

    August 2, 2014; +30 degrees in Whistler, people swimming in Green Lake!!

    Busy weekend in Whistler.

    BBQ contest at Dusty's over the weekend.

    A very calm Alta Lake Sunday morning.

    High temperatures over the past week have resulted in snow melting very quickly.

    Satellite image from Sunday morning.

    Steady wind yesterday afternoon in Vancouver, great for sailing!!

Weather observations for August 4, 2014; taken at 06:00 Hrs.

2180 meters        +14, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the NNE
1835 meters        +14, Winds were 0-5 KPH from there NNE
1550 meters        +15, Relative Humidity 55 %
  660 meters        +13, Valley Temperature, Max Temp Yest was +31.9

For the forecast, the upper level ridge will remain over our area today for another warm, sunny day. The ridge will begin to move East tomorrow allowing a Westerly flow to bring slightly cooler temperatures into our zone. This pattern may continue into Friday, with the possibility of a weak trough bringing cloud development Wednesday or Thursday. Only time will tell if this event happens.  Another upper level ridge will build for next weekend with warm sunny conditions.

The low is moving South near the middle of the week, may get some cloud development.

    Chance of a shower on Thursday, only time will tell.

Local filmmaker seeks funding for urban avalanche documentary: Missoula, Mont

RAMMS-Rapid mass Movement System for Avalanches: SLF

Drones could be used to find missing persons after natural disasters: The Blaze

Report by the Austrian Avalanche Warning Services: 2012-2013

Avalanches, The Darker side of the Storm: Mountain Watch

Atlantic warming Turbocharges Pacific trade winds: Science Daily

    August 2, 2014;  Looking North above Kadenwood.

    Wanderlust had awesome weather over the weekend.

    Alpha Lake early Sunday morning.

    Very busy on the water yesterday in Vancouver.

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