4 Nov 2014

November 4, 2014

    Avalanche on Mont Ama Dablam kills a Guide and injures 2 people. Story Below   Internet Photo

    Yes, there was heavy rain in Squamish yesterday. 49.4 mm of rain recorded there yesterday.

    Breaks at first light this morning, but rain showers are likely.

Weather observations for November 4, 2014; taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters        -1, Winds were 35-45 KPH from the SSW
1860 meters         0, Winds were 20-45 KPH from the SSE
1550 meters       +3, Humidity was 95 %
  660 meters       +8, Valley Temperature, Max Temp Yesterday +7.5, 16.7 mm of rain recorded Yest

    Mostly cloudy with unlimited visibility this am. Still looking good!! Max temp at 1835 +3 Yest.

    Satellite image from yesterday afternoon, yes those are wet looking clouds, in Whistler by dusk.

    Looks like an atmospheric river heading to the South coast of BC, November 3, 2014.

For the Forecast, the strong frontal system has passed with the brunt of the moisture to the South of our zone. Unstable air in its wake will bring some isolated showers this morning. A weak high pressure will influence the area this morning into this evening, before a weak warm front brings precipitation to the area on Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening. A deep low will affect the area on Thursday with more moderate-heavy precipitation. As of now Friday and Saturday are looking like nice days if you need to be doing yard work, unsettled but dry. Freezing levels will drop today with the unsettled weather but the next warm front will bring them back up and hovering around 2500 meters Wednesday evening.

    Long range models have Saturday looking like a dry sunny day with a possible inversion.

Avalanche kills Nepalese guiding Swiss climbers: Nepal

WhiteScout for Freerider's: European App

Avalanche Riding: Speed Riding

Rescue Teams deal with Avalanche Terrain in Colorado: Pitkin County, Colo

Avalanche on November 2, 2014; think its somewhere in Russia: Snowmobiling

      Warm air to the South could bring warmer temperatures for Friday.

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