9 Jul 2018

July 9, 2018


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    An avalanche has killed 3 mountaineers on Alpamayo, Peru. Article below.                  Net Pic



    LAST WEEK:


    Tuesday morning July 3, 2018.

    Wednesday morning July 4, 2018


    Thursday morning July 5, 2018.

    Friday morning July 6, 2018

    Saturday morning July 7, 2018.

    Sunday July 8, 2018.



Weather Observations for July 9, 2018  taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters      +7, Winds were 10-15 KPH SE--Horstman Hut
1860 meters      +7, Winds were   0-10 KPH NNE--Rendevous
1650 meters      +8, 0.0 mm in 12 hours --Pig Alley
  660 meters      +8, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +24.5, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


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


FORECAST:

A weak upper level trough will push through today in a Southwesterly flow aloft with some showers expected later this afternoon. The trough will linger into Tuesday morning with some moisture in the air mass, possible showers. A ridge of high pressure will begin to build later Tuesday with unsettled conditions transitioning to sunny skies by Wednesday with slightly below seasonable temperatures. The ridge should hold in to early next week with some well deserved sunny weather.


    GOES IR image from this am. Cloud heading onto the South Coast.


    Weak upper level trough will bring mostly cloudy skies with showers later this afternoon.




    Fronts long the coast.


    High is expanding.


    Ridge continues to build.


      Strong ridge in the Pacific Northwest.






    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Tuesday afternoon.

    Very warm day on Wednesday in Quebec.

    Saint Lawrence River Thursday.

    Matapedia River on a nice Thursday afternoon.

    Unsettled on Friday, 1.8 mm of precip recorded at 660 meters.

    Unsettled Saturday on the Restigouche River.

    New chairlift for Sugarloaf Park. N.B.


VIDEOS:

Washington State Avalanche: Cascade Pass Trail

Snowing in: South Africa



ARTICLES:

An avalanche kills 3 mountaineers on Alpamayo: Peru

Weather creating high avalanche danger: New Zealand

Former Vail Ski Patroller writes open letter after Jury Decision on avalanche death: Colorado

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