18 May 2015

May 18, 2015

    Mount Moran claims a skiers life in an avalanche, story in article section.                             Net Pic

    Early Sunday morning, May 17, 2015.  There were rain showers in the corridor in the morning.

    Some awesome early morning cloud. Wet in the morning.

    As the morning progressed the weather did improve by the afternoon.

    Convective cloud development later in the afternoon with some blue skies.

    View from Horstman Hut Sunday evening.



Weather Observations for May 18, 2015: taken at 05:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +4, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the E
1835 meters      +5, Winds were 5-10 KPH from the E
1650 meters      +5, No new snow, Base 110 cm, relative humidity is 100%
  660 meters      +9, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +20.5. 2.7 mm of precip recorded Sun.

   As of 05:45 this am we have cloudy skies with unlimited visibility.


For the forecast, weak offshore flow will bring mostly cloudy conditions today with the chance of some light rain. The flow will shift tomorrow to a more Northerly flow which will bring slightly drier and warm conditions to the  area for the remainder of the week. Still considered unsettled but precipitation will be more likely later in the day and into the evening. Temperatures will warm up to the mid 20's in the valley by Thursday. The freezing level will remain for the remainder of the week.

    Cloud for most of the day today.

    Should see some breaks this evening.

    High pressure should bring mostly sunny skies for Tuesday.

    High off the coast will bring warm dry weather for Wednesday.


ARTICLES:

Mount Moran avalanche kills one skier, injures others: Wyoming

Huge spring dump in Utah--Avalanches Likely: Wasatch Weather Weenies

Twin Nepal earthquakes triggered "at least' 3000 landslides: Kathmandu


   Rain on the wind screen Sunday morning.

    Large cornice release in Glacier Cirque on Friday.                                                Braden Douglas Pic

   Glacier Bowl Saturday afternoon.                                                                             Suze Cumming Pic

    Pemberton Fields Sunday afternoon.

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