13 Oct 2014

October 13, 2014


    Sunrise October 10, 2014.

    Soo Valley Friday morning.

    Fresh snow in the alpine October 11, 2014.

    Multi layers in the upper Pemberton Valley, October 12, 2014.




Weather observations for October 13, 2014; taken at 06:00 Hrs.

2240 meters           0, Winds were 20-40 KPH from the S
1860 meters         +2, Winds were 10-30 KPH from the SSE
1550 meters         +4, Relative Humidity 99 %
  660 meters         +8, Valley Temperature; Max Temp Yest was +10.4; 1.2 mm of rain fell Yest.

For the forecast, a vigorous cold front is moving into our area by this afternoon in the wake of a passing warm front. This frontal system will bring moderate winds and heavy precipitation to our area into Tuesday morning. Tuesday is looking unsettled with the possibility of some breaks with cooler temperatures. A series of frontal bands will bring light rain showers to the area on Wednesday through Friday, Thursday could have steady light precipitation.  An upper ridge will begin to build for Saturday with unsettled conditions. As of now the long term models have Sunday as a nice day. Will elaborate on the weekend in Friday's post. We could receive 20 cm of snow in the alpine by Tuesday evening, with the freezing level dropping to 1800 meters by Tuesday, light accumulations of snow through Friday with the FL  slowly rising to + values by the weekend.






    Cold front moving through later this morning after a warm front passes through this morning.

    Rain for this afternoon.
    Ridge at this time is building for Saturday.


Meteorologist David Jones is working for Avalanche Canada: ACMWF

RCMP may foot the bill for SAR calls involving the CH-149 Cormorant: $30,000.00 per hour

Rains, Wind and Mountain Snow: 50 Shades of Van

Avalanche Canada's Mountain Weather Forecast for today: Good looking product





    Friday morning, October 10, 2014.

    Avalanche deflector berm on Symphony Chair.

    Bottom of an avalanche path in the upper Pemberton valley.

    Geese flying North on Sunday morning!?

    Very relaxed Marmot.

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