21 May 2015

May 21, 2015

    Whistler Wednesday May 20, 2015.

    Cool morning in Pemberton.

    Mostly blue bird in the morning.

    Pop corn clouds moved in during the late morning.

    Convective cloud development with cumulus nimbus by late afternoon.

    Isolated showers in the mountains.

    Around 18:00 Hours Wednesday looking over the Spearhead Range.

    Sunset was officially at 20:57 last night.



Weather Observations for May 21, 2015: taken at 05:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +9, Winds were 0-5 KPH from the E
1835 meters      +9, Winds were 0-5 KPH from the ENE
1650 meters      +8, No new snow, Base 96 cm, relative humidity is 75%
  660 meters      +8, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +26.8. 0.6 mm of precip recorded Wed.

   As of 06:00 Hours this am we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility.

For the forecast, the persistent pattern will bring mostly cloudy skies this morning with convective cloud development by this afternoon and the chance of some isolated showers later in the day. The air mass may become a little more unstable later in the day for the chance of some thunder showers. Friday may be the wetter of the next few days with showers later in the day.  Low to moderate onshore flow will continue into early next week with little change in the forecast as the weak upper level trough remains in our zone. Unsettled until at least Wednesday.

    Same pattern different day.

      High pressure is expanding in the Pacific.

   Flow yesterday and today.

   Stratus Cloud along the coast.

    Stronger onshore flow for Friday could bring slightly more precipitation than the daily average.

   Unsettled for Saturday.



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    Early morning light on Big Sky.

    Long shadows first light Wednesday morning.

   A secluded lake above the Pemberton Valley.

    Darkened cloud late in the day.


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