17 Jul 2015

July 17, 2015

   July 13-2015 Cloudy, especially in the mountains. Sunny breaks in the valley most of the day.

    Isolated showers Monday. Clouds clung to the mountain peaks.

    Tuesday July 14, 2015--Some clouds but mostly sunny.

    Satellite image from Tuesday morning.

    Wednesday July 15, 2015--Sunrise was at 05:17. We are losing 4 minutes of daylight per day.

    Mix of sun and cloud Wednesday morning.

    Cloudier on Wednesday afternoon with 0.7 mm of rain recorded at 660 meters.

    Thursday July 16, 2015--Nice morning for a bike ride into Cheakamus Lake.

    Satellite image from Thursday morning.

Weather Observations for July 17, 2015: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +6, Winds were 20-45 KPH from the W
1835 meters      +8, Winds were 10-20 KPH from the SSE
1650 meters      +8, Relative Humidity 68%
  660 meters      +9, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +24.

    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility.

   Image from the same time frame as photo above.

For the forecast, strong Northerly flow aloft will continue today as the ridge builds with warmer temperatures today, Saturday and into Sunday. Should see mostly sunny skies later today into Sunday afternoon. The high pressure weakens on Sunday evening allowing for a weak marine push with cooler temperatures and some cloud into the area by Monday afternoon. Unsettled weather looks to follow for Tuesday into Wednesday with some showers and cooler temperatures. Will have an update on weather conditions in Monday's post.

    High pressure is moving Eastward.

   Some cloud in the area this morning, should burn off by this afternoon.

    High pressure strengthens on Saturday.

    Ridge should hold into Sunday.

   Cloudier Monday afternoon with showers in the evening.

    Unsettled for Tuesday with the chance of some isolated showers.

   Wednesday will be cloudier with some light rain.


Insane Bike Race-Megavalanche 2015: Some Ariel Views

BMX Quad Backflip: First by Jed Mildon

Big Swell-Right Place-Right Time: Indian Ocean 2015

Evolution of the bicycle: Vimeo


El Nino could be the strongest in 50 years: AccuWeather

Wrongful death trial moved to Eagle County: Vail Mountain Avalanche Incident

Winter finally arrives in South America: Big Storms

Snow found on Pluto: PlanetSki

Avalanche derails a chair lift in Las Lenas: Argentina

    July 13, 2015--Cloudy with isolated showers. Mostly sunny in the valley. 1.9 mm of rain at 660 m.

    Started drying out Monday evening.

    Tuesday July 14, 2015--Mostly cloudy but dry, cooler temps. Alpha, Nita, & Alta Lakes.

    Mt Fee July 14, 2015--There were lots of sunny breaks.

   Wedge Mountain Wednesday July 15, 2015---Eventually clouded over in the aft with showers.

    Cheakamus Lake early Thursday morning.

    Cloudier in the afternoon Thursday.

    North East aspect of Rainbow Glacier.

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