1 Jan 2015

January 1, 2015

    Happy New Year


    Mount Garibaldi Dec 31, 2014.

    Tantalus Range looking stunning as always.

    Alpin Glow December 31, 2014.


Weather observations for January 1, 2015, taken at 07:00 Hours this Am.

2240 meters        0, Winds were 10-20 KPH from the WNW
2180 meters      +1, Winds were 20-25 KPH from the NW
1860 meters      +2, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the E
1835 meters      +2, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the SSW
1650 meters        0, No. new new snow, Base 117 cm
1550 meters      +2, No new new snow, Base 85 cm,  Relative Humidity 75%.
  660 meters     -10, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yest -4.5


   This am as of 0700 Hours we have some cirrus cloud and unlimited visibility.

For the forecast, an upper ridge and low level offshore flow will bring another mostly sunny day today, with inverted temperatures and high cirrus cloud.  Clouds will be rolling in on Friday bringing unsettled conditions into Saturday. A series of weak fronts in a Northwesterly flow will bring snow for Sunday into Monday before the freezing level spikes to 2400 meters by Tuesday evening. Freezing levels will moderate by Friday morning, dropping to the surface then hovering around 850 meters until Sunday afternoon. Sunday evening will see the FL gradually rising into Tuesday. Guesstimates 3-5 cm by Sunday morning, 10-12 cm by Monday morning, 1-3 cm by Tuesday morning. Light rain for Tuesday.



    Another nice day for January 1, 2015. Clouds moving into the area tomorrow.



    Moisture on the way for Saturday and Sunday.


ARTICLES: 

Hiker killed after getting hit by an avalanche: Bakerville, Colorado

Man badly injured after Glen Torridon Avalanche: Scotland






    Image from January 1, 2014. Stratus layer was a pain last winter.


   Thank you very much VGH Orthopaedic Department. Two holes where they nailed me.



    Two holes at the bottom of the femur, this would have looked nasty 20 years ago.


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