8 Apr 2016

April 8, 2016

    Thursday morning, April 7, 2016.

    Some scattered cloud in the morning.

    High cirrus clouds by mid morning.

    Cirrus cloud eventually dissipated.

    Always some keener's.

    Bottom of Fissile.



Weather Observations for April 8, 2016: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     +5, Winds were 30-40 KPH S    --Horstman Hut Station
2180 meters     +5, Winds were 30-35 KPH S    --Whistler Peak 
1860 meters     +6, Winds were 20-30 KPH SE  --Rendevous
1835 meters     +8, Winds were 20-30 KPH SSE--Roundhouse 
1650 meters     +9, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 280 cm Base, RH 47%  --Pig Alley
1550 meters     +9, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 222 cm Base, RH 48%  --Catskinner
  660 meters     +2, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +21.2. 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest

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


For the forecast, another warm day, get out the sunscreen and stay hydrated. The strong upper level ridge will shift East today with a light Southwest flow aloft. Some cloud in the area this morning, should eventually dissipate.  Saturday will be a bit cooler with some cloud development in the afternoon. Sunday will also bring sun for the morning with the possibility of cloud development in the afternoon. Unsettled weather is expected for Monday into Tuesday.  The FL will remain high over the next few days, above the local peaks.


    High pressure again for today with sunny skies.

    This mornings image.

    High pressure moves Eastward today with an onshore flow.

    High pressure holds on into the weekend.

    An upper level trough is forecasted for early next week. Looks unsettled Monday-Tuesday.




VIDEO FRIDAYS:

Avalanche in Nepal: Looks like a waterfall

World Speed Skiing Record: 254.95 Km/h

David Wise 14. 2 meter record jump: 9 Knights



ARTICLES:

North Rockies Report-07-April, 2016: Avalanche Canada

Poor weather conditions and avalanche risk postpone races at Arctic Man: Alaska

Avalanche Awareness Series: Epic TV

Body of another student recovered from Chitral Avalanche: Pakistan



    A few cirrus clouds yesterday morning, but they were incinerated.

    High pressure building yesterday.


    The avalanche that happened on April 5, 2016-Summit Lake Alaska.            Matthew Kennedy Pic

    Another awesome day in the mountains.

    Snowballing from Wednesday.

    Debris in Lakeside Bowl.

    Clouds eventually disappeared.



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