1 Apr 2019

April 1, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Another awesome day, Sunday March 31, 2019.

    Clouds started moving in during the morning.

    Closer to Noon.

    North facing slopes were still skiing well.

    Later in the afternoon.

    Cumulus cloud over Whistler, there were cumulus nimbus on Saturday.

    Alpin Glow Sunday evening, sunset was at 19:41 Hrs.



Weather Observations for April 1, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -3, Winds were 20-35 KPH E--Horstman Hut
2180 meters     -3, Winds were 15-25 KPH ENE--Whistler Peak
1860 meters      0, Winds were 20-35 KPH SE--Rendevous
1835 meters     -1, Winds were   5-10 KPH ENE--Round House
1650 meters     -1, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 225 cm--Pig Alley
1565 meters      0, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 157 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters     -3, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +15.5, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


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



FORECAST:

A weakening upper level ridge will begin to migrate Northeastward in a Westerly flow aloft on Tuesday. Another bluebird day before unsettled weather knocks on our door for Tuesday, with increasing cloud cover throughout the day. A trough pushes in from the low on Wednesday with overcast skies and light precipitation. Similar day on Thursday with less precipitation, followed  by the return to a series of cool, wet disturbances pushing through into early next week. Possible to see 30-40 cm of snow by Sunday, more on that as we get closer.



    GOES IR image from this am.


    High will bring mostly sunny skies for today, less convective cloud!





    Fronts along the coast.

    High begins to weaken and migrate NE.





    An upper trough will push through on Wednesday.


    More precipitation on the way for Thursday.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Old Poop Chute Debris. Locally a few wet loose up to Sz 1.5 on Solar aspects.

    An avalanche has killed a soldier in Northern India. Article below.                                   Net Pic





    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Descent looking turns.

    There are some steep lines on Fissile.

    Enjoying some turns on Lower Disease Ridge.

    What do you see???

    They groomed Blackcomb Bowl on Saturday night.

    Low on Sunday.

    There are some nasty turns out there.

    Surface hoar continues to grow.

    Sunday afternoon.



ARTICLES:

Army Jawan killed in an avalanche in J-K's Kupwara: Northern India

Avalanche traps some Stanley residents on Southside of Hwy 21: Idaho

As the snow melts, we will asses the damage: Colorado

Rain returns to a dry Pacific Northwest: Cliff Mass Weather Blog

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