25 Nov 2018

Noveber 25, 2018


    Yesterday:

    Sunrise Saturday morning.

    Mid mountain cloud layer.

    Cloud did rise in the morning with some flurries.

    Front with cloudy skies later in the day.


Weather Observations for November 25, 2018  taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters        -3, Winds were 25-30 KPH SE --Horstman Hut
1860 meters        -4, Winds were 10-20 KPH ESE --Rendevous
1650 meters        -3, 1 cm of new snow, 2 cm in 24 hrs, Base 53 cm --Pig Alley
  660 meters       +1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +2.9, trace of precip recorded yest


   As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have overcast skies and unlimited visibility.


Forecast:

A weakening warm front will push through today with periods of light precipitation in a Southwesterly flow aloft shifting to a Westerly flow later this am. The freezing level will hover in the 1000 m range this am and likely rise to around 1500 meters this afternoon, and possibly top out at 1800 meters by early tomorrow.. A much stronger warm front pushes in from the West on Monday with warming temps, strong winds and moderate to heavy precipitation with the FL rising to as high as 2400 meters. A cold front does follow with cooler temps before the next front goes through on Tuesday. Guesstimates: 1-4 cm by Monday morning, 50-75 mm of precipitation by Tuesday morning.


    GOES IR image this am.

       Temps going up today.


    Some light snow today.


    Warm front pushing through.

    Fronts along the coast.


    Warming temps.

    Strong warm front Monday.

     Freezing levels on the rise.


    Avalanche Activity:

    No new known avalanche activity to report.

    Information & Observations:

    Warm front on the coast Saturday afternoon.

    NRL image from yesterday.

    Saturday.

                     Recent pit.                                                                            Joe Hertz image

    New Catskinner weather plot at 1565 meters.

From Avalanche Canada MIN reports:

Snow Info: Brandywine


Articles:

Avalanche advisory for the Gunnison Range: Colorado

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