5 Apr 2016

April 5, 2016

    A break early Monday, April 4, 2016.

    7 cm at 1860 meters Monday morning.

    There were some moments of nice light.

    Many power flurries during the day. 3 cm recorded at 1550 meters from 06:00 - 14:00 Hours.

    Some very large breaks in the afternoon.

    Sending it.

    More flurries at 17:00 Hours Monday afternoon.

Weather Observations for April 5, 2016: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -6, Winds were 30-40 KPH S       --Horstman Hut Station
2180 meters     -6, Winds were 30-40 KPH SSW --Whistler Peak 
1860 meters     -4, Winds were 20-35 KPH SE    --Rendevous
1835 meters     -4, Winds were 20-30 KPH SSE --Roundhouse 
1650 meters     -2, 3 cm of new snow, 6 cm in 24 hrs, 293 cm Base, RH 94%  --Pig Alley
1550 meters     -2, 2 cm of new snow, 5 cm in 24 hrs, 230 cm Base, RH 86%  --Catskinner
  660 meters    +4, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was + mm of Precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hours this am we have overcast skies and unlimited visibility at 1835 meters.

For the forecast, a weak warm front will brush our zone today with warmer temperatures but fairly dry conditions. Moderate onshore flow today with the FL hovering in the 1500 meter zone.  The ridge rebuilds Wednesday with unsettled conditions in the morning as the clouds scatter out before sun in the afternoon. The ridge strengthens Thursday with warm temperatures. (Possibly record breaking) Friday will likely see onshore flow with some clouds giving unsettled conditions. Guesstimates 1-3 cm for Wednesday morning.

    Warm front for today. With unsettled conditions and a dry air mass.

    Looking overcast for most of the day.

    Unsettled Wednesday morning, ridge building by Wednesday afternoon.

    High pressure for Thursday.

    High pressure Thursday, possibly unsettled Friday.


A 25 year old women has died in an avalanche: Summit Lake, Alaska

Models of heat radiation in a forest: Snow & Avalanche Research

Ski Design inspired by turtle scales: Phys.Org

    09:45 Monday morning.

    14:15 Hours Monday afternoon.

    Golf courses in the valley are greening up.

    Multiple cloud layer through out the day.

    At 1550 meters a flurry would pass, sun would come out and melt the fresh snow instantly.

    Sun & snow.

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