29 Nov 2015

November 29, 2015

    Early Saturday morning, November 28, 2015.

    Lots of folk in search of natural snow.

    View from Whistler Saturday morning.

    Great turns on Lower Olympic Run. Its all about the snow making in today's post.

    Valley temperatures have been great for establishing a ski out.

    Hi output on Lower Olympic.

    Just before sunset.

    Bruce Watt and Janet Morrison signing this great kids book:  Radar the Rescue Dog.

Weather Observations for November 29, 2015: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters        0, Winds were 5-10 KPH SE   --Horstman Hut Station
2180 meters      +3, Winds were 10-15 KPH NE  --Whistler Peak
1860 meters      +4, Winds were 5-10 KPH E  --Rendevous
1835 meters      +3, Winds were 0-5 KPH SSE  --Roundhouse
1650 meters      +2, 0 cm of new, 79 cm Base, Relative Humidity 25%  --Pig Alley
1550 meters      +4, 0 cm of new, 48 cm Base  --Catskinner 
  660 meters     -10, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was -1.

    As of 07:00 Hours we have clear skies and unlimited visibility.

For the forecast, the strong upper high will slowly move Eastward allowing a weak cold front to move into the area on Monday evening. For today though we will be under clear skies with the freezing level slowly creeping sown to 1500 meters by tomorrow.  A new weather pattern starts Tuesday with a series of Pacific Frontal systems moving onshore for the rest of the week. A broad long wave trough in a Southwest flow will arrive on Tuesday with some snow expected Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday is looking unsettled with some flurries with moderate snowfall in the evening, more on that as we get closer. Guesstimates for Wednesday morning 15-25 cm.

    High pressure will begin to migrate East.

    Should see some clouds by Monday evening.

    Good impulse of snow on Tuesday evening.


Cross boarder collaboration for Avalanche Training: Avalanche Canada

ESCA hires a new avalanche forecasters: California

Avalanche Canada Membership Drive: Revelstoke

Wet Snow Avalanche: NAC


     Pyroclastic Peak and Mount Cayley.

    Skiing in a man made snowstorm.

    Tube park has a few big whales!!

    Summer vegetation getting blanketed.

   Busy in the town yesterday.

    Blackcomb at days end.

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