18 Jul 2016

July 18, 2016

    An avalanche in Ngari, Tibet has buried 9 herders--article below.                                        Net Pic

    Monday July 11, 2016 16:00 Hrs. Overcast but dry. 0.5 mm recorded at 1550 meters.

   Tuesday July 12, 2016--07:15 Hrs. +4 Deg Overcast and raining lightly.

    Satellite image from same time frame.

    Light rain in the alpine for most of the day, Tuesday. 0.4 mm recorded at 660 meters.

    Variable visibility Tuesday.

    Large cumulus clouds Wednesday.

    Thursday July 14, 2016. +6 at 1835 meters as of 07:00 Hrs. 1.7 mm of rain recorded at 660 meters.

    Image from early Thursday morning.

    Thundershowers Thursday in Pemberton.

    Friday July 15, 2016 more cloud. 0.8 mm recorded at 660 meters. + 8 at 07:00 hrs.

    Image from Friday morning.

    Rainbow Glacier early Friday morning.

    A few clouds Friday evening,  a trace of rain recorded at 660 meters.

    Saturday July 16, 2016. Low and high level cloud. 09:00 Hrs.

    Image from Saturday morning.

    Nice for most of the day once the lower cloud lifted. 0.8 mm of rain recorded at 660 meters.

    Sunday July 17, 2016. Unsettled in the morning--10:00 Hrs.

     Image from Sunday morning. More of the same!!!

    Cloudy Sunday evening, full moon is on July 19 Th. Lightning strikes again Sunday evening.

Weather Observations for July 18, 2016: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     +7, Winds were 10-15 KPH ESE --Horstman Hut
1860 meters     +8, Winds were   5-10 KPH ESE --Rendevous
1550 meters     +9, RH 82%--1.9 mm of rain        -- Catskinner
  660 meters   +11, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +23.8. 0.6 mm of Precip recorded yest

Pemberton received 2.1 mm or rain on Saturday and 0.9 mm on Sunday.

   As of 08:00 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility.

    Image from this morning, looks like some storm clouds over Washington State.

For the forecast, a stationary upper level low to our South will continue to bring unsettled weather with the chance of some thunderstorms into mid week. For today we should see clouds build up this afternoon with a good chance of a thunder storm.  Cool showery weather will prevail until possibly next weekend.  A broad upper level ridge will hopefully build by Friday night or Saturday bringing drier conditions with slightly warmer temperatures in a Westerly flow aloft.

    Low to the South will bring unsettled weather for today with the chance of thunder/lightning.

    Flow into mid week.

    Still looking moist for Wednesday.

    Long range models have a nice looking Monday next week--only time will tell!!

Some statistics from the past 10 years for June, observations taken at Nester's Weather Station.

Year                                       Avg Max Temp                     Total Precipitation

June 2007                                      +17.8                                     75.3 mm
June 2008                                      +18.4                                     28.4 mm
June 2009                                      +21.8                                     28.0 mm
June 2010                                      +17.7                                     58.1 mm
June 2011                                      +17.3                                     25.2 mm
June 2012                                      +16.1                                     55.6 mm
June 2013                                      +19.2                                     56.5 mm
June 2014                                      +20.2                                     20.4 mm
June 2015                                      +25.8                                     12.9 mm
June 2016                                      +20.2                                     64.0 mm


An avalanche in Chile has Matilda Rapaport fighting for her life: SnowBrains

An avalanche has buried 9 in Tibet: China

Footage of an avalanche involvement in Chile: July 12, 2016

"Dust on Crust" concerns Avalanche Forecasters: New Zealand

El Nino played a key role in Pacific marine heatwave: Science Daily

June 2016 ENSO discussion--The new Neutral: NOAA

Mountains with high risk of getting stuck in an avalanche: Extreme Travel

    Monday July 11, 2016 Awesome riding conditions. Dry and cool.

    Howe Sound Monday morning.

    Grass Muncher on Whistler Tuesday.

    Mount Currie Wednesday morning.

    Gnarly cotton wood along the Upper Lillooet River

    Merger group Thursday morning.

    Ice cave at the headwaters of the Squamish River, Friday.

    Rainbow sub division.

    Blending in, Howe Sound Saturday.

    Nita lake Sunday evening.

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