31 Dec 2014

December 31, 2014

    Another awesome day in the mountains yesterday. A few lenticular clouds around.

    Great day in Vancouver as well.  View from my room.

    Room comes with a helicopter.





Weather observations for December 31, 2014, taken at 06:00 Hours this Am.

2240 meters        -5, Winds were 30-45 KPH from the WNW
2180 meters        -4, Winds were 40-60 KPH from the WNW
1860 meters         0, Winds were 30-40 KPH from the WNW
1835 meters     -1.5, Winds were 5-20 KPH from the E
1650 meters        -2, No new new snow, Base 118 cm
1550 meters       +1, No new new snow, Base 82 cm,  Relative Humidity 35%.
  660 meters      -12, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yest -6.9.


For the forecast, high pressure aloft will bring dry and warmer weather for today into Thursday. Freezing level could reach 2600 meters this afternoon. Clouds will be rolling in on Thursday bringing unsettled conditions. A front will bring snow for Saturday and Sunday. Guesstimates 3-5 cm by Sunday morning, 10-12 cm by Monday morning.





   Yesterday was clear and cold.

   High pressure extends all the way down the Coast.


    Dry warm conditions for today and Thursday.


ARTICLES: 

Whistler SAR issues public warning after multiple avalanches cause injuries: Pique

Gigi Ruf talks about his first avalanche: Vimeo

Airbags and Avalanche Safety: Warren Miller Entertainment



    Sunset yesterday afternoon.





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