24 Mar 2019

March 24, 2019

    YESTERDAY:

    Saturday morning.

    Early Saturday morning in Revelstoke.

    Saturday afternoon. Still lots of cloud.

    Saturday afternoon.

    Saturday afternoon.

    Just after Lilooett at around 14:00 Hrs..

    Most of the cloud dispersed late Saturday afternoon.



Weather Observations for March 24, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters       -3, Winds were 10-20 KPH SE--Horstman Hut
2180 meters       -2, Winds were   5-10 KPH E--Whistler Peak
1860 meters        0, Winds were 10-20 KPH E--Rendevous
1835 meters       -1, Winds were   5-10 KPH ENE--Round House
1650 meters       -2, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 229 cm--Pig Alley
1565 meters       -2, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 162 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters       -2, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +11.5, 1.3 mm of precip recorded yest



    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have scattered cloud and unlimited visibility.



FORECAST:

Unsettled weather again for today with more cloud than sun in a South-Southeasterly Flow aloft. The Fl will likely top out at around 1900 meters. Good chance of some showers later today into this evening as more cloud moves into the area.  A brief period of ridging for Monday morning before a weak front arrives Monday afternoon with light precipitation into Tuesday. The weak front will continue to give us periods of light precipitation throughout the day before the ridge rebuilds for Wednesday with sunny skies into the weekend. Guesstimates: 1-3 mm by Monday morning. 5-10 cm by Wednesday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am.


     Low will send increasing cloud cover our way today.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Low will send cloud our way on Monday.





    Low over our zone will give us periods of snow on Tuesday.

    High rebuilds for Wednesday.





    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    An avalanche in the Rax Mtns, Austria has killed 1, injured another. Article below..        Net Pic

    Old wet loose debris at Three Mile Gap.

    Old debris on the Duffey Lake Road.

    Old wet loose on the Duffey.


   INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    On Hwy 1.

    Avalanche shed at Three Mile Gap. Not much snow there!!

    Very dry outside Kamploops.

    Still some ice and snow on the Fraser River.

    Old tracks on the Duffey.


    That is one big High. Saturday afternoon.

    Ice is melting quickly on the Duffey.



ARTICLES:

1 killed, 1 injured in Austrian Avalanche: Rax Mountains

Search crews are looking for 4 buried in Swiss Alpine Avalanche: Bovernier

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