28 Apr 2015

April 28, 2015

    View of Whistler just before sunrise Monday April 27, 2015.

    Low level cloud at 1600 meters.

    Looking into the valley from 1200 meters at around noon.

    Breaks near the end of the day around 18:30 hours.

    View from 2180 meters Monday afternoon at 19:00 Hours.

    A few moments of sun later in the day.

   Just after sunset Monday evening.

Weather Observations for April 28, 2015; taken at 05:00 Hours.

2180 meters    +3, Winds were 45-65 KPH from the SSW
1835 meters    +7, Winds were 25-60 KPH from the SE
1650 meters    +8, No new snow,  Base 170 cm, relative humidity is 76%
  660 meters    +7, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +11.4, 2.2 mm of precip recorded on Monday.

For the forecast, the weak cold front is moving onshore after a brief period of unsettled weather last night. The cold front will bring light to moderate precipitation to the area later this morning continuing into the afternoon with a possible break Tuesday evening in a Westerly Flow aloft. Expect strong winds as the front passes through our zone. The freezing level will drop from 2200 meters Tuesday morning to 1400 meters by Tuesday night. A weaker cold front arrives for Wednesday afternoon with light precipitation continuing into Thursday evening.  The Fl will fluctuate from highs of 1700 meters to lows of 1300 meters with light snow falling in the alpine during that time frame.  The ridge again tries to gain some ground with unsettled weather for Friday and Saturday. Guesstimates: 3-5 cm above 1400 meters by Thursday morning, 3-5 cm above 1600 meters on Friday morning.

    Deep low with an associated cold front heading our way.

    Early Tuesday morning.

    Later Tuesday Morning.

    Another front for Wednesday.

    Continued precipitation into Thursday.


Before and after photos of the devastation caused by avalanche on Mt Everest: MailOnline

Summer Weather Forecast offered by: Avalanche Canada

GRL ordered to cease work at Jumbo: BC Government

Canadian Drones map out damage in Nepal: CBC News

   High pressure having some influence by days end on Monday.

    Good work out into the wind on Green Lake Monday.

    It was snowing in the Magic Castle yesterday.

    Osprey near Green Lake.

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