2 May 2017

May 2, 2017


    Loose snowballing with warming temperatures reported yesterday..


    Monday morning May 1, 2017.

    Tuesday morning May 2, 2017.

    Some unsettled weather Monday afternoon.

    Monday morning.

    Monday evening.

   Tuesday morning.

    Big Picture Monday evening.

    Sunset in the Okanagan Monday night.

Weather Observations for May 2, 2017 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters      -6, Winds were 10-15 KPH SE--Horstman Hut 
1860 meters      -4, Winds were     0-5 KPH SE  --Rendevous
1550 meters      -3, 0 cm of new snow, 3 cm in 24 hrs, 251 cm Base, RH 94%  --Catskinner 
  660 meters     +1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +11.1, 0.6 mm of Precip recorded yest

    As of 06:00 Hrs this am we have clear skies, unlimited visibility and mid mtn has a stratus layer.

Weak ridging will bring unsettled weather for today in a West to Northwest flow aloft. The FL will continue to rise during the day, peaking out at around 2800 meters. A warm front will move onshore later today with light/moderate precipitation into Wednesday. The FL is expected to climb above 3000 meters with warm wet conditions into Wednesday night. Thursday will see some ridging with unsettled weather in the morning with more sun as the day progresses. Friday is looking wet.
Guesstimates: 5-10 mm of rain for Wednesday morning, 5-10 mm of rain for Thursday morning, 0 mm for Friday morning, 15-20 mm for Saturday morning.

   GOES IR image from this am.

   Dry this morning

   Tuesday into Thursday.

    Moisture plume heading our way for Wednesday.

    Wet and warm on Wednesday.


   Penticton sunset.

    Lake Front mural.

        Yes some nice weather would be nice!!

   Muskrat on Okanagan Lake.


Spring Report: Northwest Avalanche Center

Warm California temperatures expected to accelerate snowmelt: Associated Press

The current Western U.S. Snowpack: May 1, 2017

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