6 Oct 2014

October 6, 2014

    Sunset October 3, 2014 between Kamloops and Cache Creek.

   The beginning of the new grocery store.

    Unsettled on Sunday, +12 at 2000 meters.

    Glaciers are still melting, not much recovery at night. Temperatures have been above average!

                 ACF fundraiser at Dusty's, click here to sign up: Avalanche Canada Foundation

Weather observations for October 6, 2014; taken at 06:00 Hrs.

2240 meters          +7, Winds were 20-30 KPH from the SSW
1860 meters          +9, Winds were 10-20 KPH from the ESE
1550 meters        +12, Relative humidity 86 %
  660 meters        +13, Valley Temperature, Max temp yest +17.4, .4 mm of precip recorded

7.9 mm of precip has fallen since Friday.

    Clouds with some breaks as of 06:30 Hrs this am.

For the forecast, unsettled weather will continue through the week. We should see a mix of sun and cloud today as the high pressure continues to build to the south. A weak front to the North will bring cloudier skies tomorrow. Models indicate that there is a chance of showers during this forecast period.  Wednesday is looking unsettled, Thursday the high pressure may push back and give us some nicer weather. Friday starts out unsettled but as of now it looks like the deep low developing in the Gulf of Alaska could bring rain to the area Friday evening. More on that on Friday.  Temperatures have been well above the average for this time of the year.

    Still on the edge of the low and high. Could get some showers over the next few days.

    Weak front to the North will still be influencing the weather pattern in our area.

     The low looks like it will be the dominant feature by Friday.

Nature's Feedback: Avalanche Education

Deer Valley resort agrees to purchase Solitude Mountain Resort: Utah

Electrical interference in avalanche transceivers: Mammut Avalanche Safety

Understanding Greenland Ice Sheet's meltwater channels: Science Daily

Thoughts on Honouring the Dead, and the Living: Steve Casimino

Last Mondays three avalanche deaths hit hard at the Snow Science Conference: Banff, Alberta

New device to alert ski patrol: Ski Alert Pitch

    Always inspiring to see Peter still going strong!!

   The Elk were out doing there thing on a recent trip to Banff.                              Suze Cumming Pic

    Kamloops Lake.

    Last light.

    A different view.

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