3 Mar 2019

March 3, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    A few high clouds Saturday morning.

    More cloud as the morning progressed.

    Still great turns to be had on the steeps.

    More cloud.

     Short lived arctic front with some flurries.

    Clouds dissipated later in the afternoon.

     Looking North later in the day on Saturday.


Weather Observations for March 3, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -16, Winds were     0-5 KPH SE--Horstman Hut
2180 meters     -17, Winds were 10-15 KPH E--Whistler Peak
1860 meters     -19, Winds were   5-10 KPH SE--Rendevous
1835 meters     -18, Winds were   5-10 KPH N--Round House
1650 meters     -18, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 244 cm--Pig Alley
1565 meters     -18, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 176 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters     -13, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +0.5, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


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


FORECAST:

High pressure will bring clear skies and sunny conditions in a Northerly flow aloft. The arctic high will bring cold temperatures to the area for the next few days. A low off the coast will spin some cloud our way Tuesday through Thursday. A mix of sun and cloud with the odd flurry but the high remains the dominate pattern. May see overcast skies on Wednesday afternoon. Stay warm, get out the sun screen.


    GOES IR image from this am.

    Arctic high for today with sunny skies.




    Fronts along the coast.

   Cold high pressure for Monday.





    Low to the South will send some cloud our way on Tuesday.

     High and low, likely some cloud for Wednesday.





    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    A soldier has been killed in an avalanche in Northern India. Article below.                         Net Pic

    Loose dry from yesterday.

    Locally, not much activity, reports of some Sa Sz 1 on South Slopes outside ski area boundary.

    Point releases from yesterday.





    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Loose dry on West facing slopes.

    Loose dry on East facing slope.

    Traffic Jam.

    Always fresh snow somewhere.

    Hanger oner!

    Last light in Squamish.

    Large high pressure yesterday afternoon.


From Avalanche Canada MIN Reports:

Russet Ridge: Mar 1, 2019

Face Mountain: Mar 2, 2019

Blowdown: Mar 2, 2019




ARTICLES:

Another jawan killed in avalanche: Kashmir

Jawan's body recovered from avalanche site after 11 days: Northern India

Urban avalanche warning continues for Mount Jumbo: Montana

Mt Bachelor skier falls into tree well, dies: Washington State

Arctic Outflow Warning: Whistler

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