2 Mar 2019

March 2, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Some valley cloud in the am, eventually burned off.

    Blue Bird Friday morning.

    Clouds by mid morning.

    There was some nice snow to be had yesterday.

    More cloud in the afternoon.

    Later in the afternoon.

    Yesterday afternoon.



Weather Observations for March 2, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -14, Winds were 15-20 KPH NNE--Horstman Hut
2180 meters     -14, Winds were 15-20 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1860 meters     -12, Winds were   5-10 KPH N--Rendevous
1835 meters     -13, Winds were   5-10 KPH E--Round House
1650 meters     -13, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 245 cm--Pig Alley
1565 meters     -12, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 178 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters       -9, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +2.0, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hrs this an we have high scattered cloud to the North and unlimited visibility.


FORECAST:

High pressure with some arctic air will bring sunny skies in a Northwest flow aloft. We may see some cloud development later today. Freezing level will remain at surface for the next couple of days. High pressure will dominate the weather pattern until at least next Thursday. Get out the sun screen!!



    GOES IR image from this am.

    High pressure dominating the weather pattern. Upper low to our South.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Another cold sunny day on Sunday. Low over Washington State.






        Sunny Monday.


    Sunny Tuesday.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

   An avalanche has killed a ski tourer on Roche Bernard, France. Article below.                  Net Pic

    No avalanche control on WB yesterday, Na loose dry sluffing; Sc small wind slab pockets.

    Skier induced sluff on steep terrain..

    Moist release on Solar aspect yesterday.

    Na old slab release.


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Snow making snow rising out of Horstman Glacier.

    Some large surface hoar in protected valleys.

    Very delicate.

    Wind affected snow.

    Exposed crust.

    Some pin wheeling yesterday.

   Sunrise today was at 06:54 hrs, sunset is at 17:54 hrs. 11 hours of daylight.


From Avalanche Canada MIN Reports:

Avalanche incident-Pemberton Ice Cap: March 1, 2019


ARTICLES:

British skier killed in French Alps avalanche: Pistehors.com

Skier triggered avalanche closes Teton Pass for much of Friday: Wyoming

Beacons and Batteries: Snowest

Current conditions at Stevens Pass: NWAC

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