28 May 2016

May 28, 2016

   Snowing lightly in the alpine Saturday morning, May 28, 2016.

    Friday morning, May 27, 2016--Fresh snow in the alpine.

    Unsettled in the morning.

    Fresh surface.                                                                                                            Steve Reid Photo

          Some accumulation.                                                                                   Steve Reid Pic

   Another cloudy day.

    By 18:30 Hours it was overcast with some dark clouds!!

Weather Observations for May 28, 2016: taken at 07:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -4, Winds were 30-45 KPH SSE--Horstman Hut
1860 meters     -1, Winds were 10-15 KPH S     --Rendevous
1550 meters     -1, 2 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 94 cm Base, RH 100%
  660 meters    +5, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +12.7. 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest

2.5 mm of precipitation was measured at 1550 meters in the past 12 hours.

    As of 08:00 Hrs this am we have overcast skies, variable visibility and it is snowing lightly.

    In the valley we have light rain.

For the forecast, cool upper level low will bring light to moderate precipitation to the area in a Westerly flow aloft. The FL will fluctuate from 1500 to 1700 meters for today with 10-15 cm of snow expected by this evening above 1500 meters. The trough should migrate East  by Sunday morning with unsettled conditions in its wake as a strong upper level ridge builds into the area. The ridge will bring warm dry conditions to the area for Monday into Thursday. The FL should rise back up to the 3500+ range by Wednesday. Another upper level trough is forecasted for later in the week, more on that at a later date.

    Cool moist flow will bring snow to the upper elevations for today.

    Westerly flow aloft.

    Trough should exit stage left by early Sunday morning, with some lingering cloud.

    Dries out by Sunday.

    High pressure for Monday.

    Nice weather into Wednesday.


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    07:45 Friday morning. Unsettled.

    07:45 Hrs at 2180 meters Friday morning.

    14:30 Hours Friday

    Friday afternoon, moisture heading our way.

    Rain was welcome in the forest.

    Great Mountain Biking weather on Friday.

    Mostly overcast in the afternoon.

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