26 Apr 2018

April 26, 2018


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    No new avalanche activity observed locally.



    YESTERDAY:

    Another amazing spring day!!

    Snow was softer lower on the Mountain in the morning.

    Some cloud in the morning.

    Some high cirrus to the South.

    After closing!


    Later in the day.

    Wednesday afternoon.

    Big picture Wednesday afternoon.

Weather Observations for April 26, 2018  taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     +4, Winds were 0-10 KPH E--Horstman Hut
1860 meters     +5, Winds were 5-10 KPH E--Rendevous
1550 meters     +4, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs  Base 226 cm --Catskinner
  660 meters     +1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +22.4, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


   As of 07:00 hrs this am we have clear skies and unlimited visibility, groundhog day!!


FORECAST:

Another awesome day with sunny weather in a Southerly Flow aloft. The FL will reach 3500+ meters today with some very warm temperatures. Unsettled Friday as an upper level low out of the South will send clouds our way with some precipitation likely to begin Friday night into early Saturday morning. Warm and wet for the weekend with periods of light precipitation and the FL remaining around or above the local peaks. Monday is looking unsettled as the wet weather moves away. More on early next week as we get closer, models are not agreeing on a forecast for next week.


    GOES IR image from this am.


     Another warm day, low moving up the coast.


   One more sunny day.


    Warm and dry.

    Fronts along the coast.

    Clouds moving in Friday morning.

    Low will bring some precip Saturday.


   INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Cornices are still a concern!!

    Back from a tour!

    Someone aired off the big old softie!!



ARTICLES:

Snowboarder Brock Crouch "lucky"to be alive after avalanche in North Creeek. B.C.:  April 21, 2018

Russian Arctic glaciers loss doubles as temps warm: Science Daily

The Subtleties of Warmth: Cliff Mass Weather Blog

National Guard still investigating avalanche accident that injures five soldiers: March 2018

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