10 Mar 2015

March 10, 2015



    07:00 Hrs Monday morning.

    Nice colours at sunrise Monday Morning.


    Dark clouds to the Northeast in the am hours.

       Black Tusk Yesterday.

    Around 13:30 there was some convective activity.

    Cloudburst late Monday morning.


    19:30Hours March 9, 2015.

Weather Observations for March 10, 2015; taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -1, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the WSW
2180 meters      0, Winds were 10-20 KPH from the WNW 
1860 meters    +1, Winds were 0-10 KPH from the ESE
1835 meters    +1, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the S
1650 meters     -1, no new snow, Base 142 cm
1550 meters    +2, no new snow, Base 109 cm,  Relative Humidity 78%.
  660 meters     -1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +15.0.

   As of 07:00 Hours we have some high thin cirrus cloud and unlimited visibility.


For the forecast, the upper level ridge will begin to migrate East in an offshore flow, we will see cloud development later this morning and the flow will shift to Southerly ushering in some light precipitation into Thursday. Freezing level will top out at around 2500 meters today dropping to 1700 meters this evening. Wednesday will see light precipitation for most of the day increasing to moderate by the evening with a FL hovering around 1800 meters. The system will continue with light precip Thursday until the evening when the high pressure begins to rebuild into Friday. We can expect lingering cloud Friday morning before clearing in the afternoon with FL reaching 2500 meters. A cool wet front will arrive for Saturday with FL hovering around 1600 meters. Moderate to heavy precipitation is expected into Sunday. Guesstimates: 2-5 cm for Wednesday morning, 12-16 cm by Thursday morning, 20-30 cm by Sunday morning.

   Another sunny morning, clouds should begin to move into the area this afternoon.

    Should see some light precipitation by the early hours of Wednesday.

    Light precip on Wednesday.

    System moves through by Thursday night.
    Unsettled on Friday with some lingering cloud.

   Wet on Saturday.


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   See more and more summer modes of transportation.

    Wedge and Blackcomb Monday afternoon.

    West Ridge of Whistler Mountain.

    Sliding Centre and Fissile Monday afternoon.
    Goose fence at Rainbow Beach seems to be working, geese are hanging in the marsh.

             Swans are not in the park!!

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