12 Apr 2019

April 12, 2019


    Early Thursday Morning.

    Some breaks at round 08:30 Hrs.

    By 10:30 Hrs the visibility deteriorated.

    -2 at 17:30 Hrs, Max Temp of +3 at 15:15 Hrs. 1860 meters.

    Dusk, looking like its drying out on the mainland from Campbell River.

Weather Observations for April 12, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     -7, Winds were 10-15 KPH E--Horstman Hut
2180 meters     -6, Winds were 10-20 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1860 meters     -5, Winds were   5-10 KPH NE--Rendevous
1835 meters     -5, Winds were   5-10 KPH S--Round House
1650 meters     -4, 2 cm of new, 3 cm in 24 hrs, Base 240 cm--Pig Alley
1565 meters     -3, 2 cm of new, 4 cm in 24 hrs, Base 169 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters    +1, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +6.0, 2.1 mm of precip recorded yest

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


High pressure aloft will bring unsettled weather for today in a Northwesterly flow aloft. A mix of sun and cloud with more cloud later in the day and the FL reaching 1800+ meters. Another front arrives tonight into early Saturday morning with light precipitation and cooler temperatures. A weak upper trough for Sunday with periods of light precipitation and the FL dropping to 700 meters as the clouds disperse in the evening. Unsettled weather for Monday with a mix of sun and cloud as a splitting upper trough pushes through. Spring pattern continues into next week.
Guesstimates: 4-6 cm by Saturday morning, 5-10 cm by Sunday morning, 4-6 cm by Monday morning.

    GOES IR image from this am.

    High pressure aloft will bring warm unsettled weather for today.

    Fronts along the coast.

     Low will send a front our way Saturday with cooler temps.

     Upper trough for Sunday.

     Split flow for Monday with unsettled weather.


    An avalanche on Tuckermans Ravine has killed a skier. Article below.                Wes Chapman Pic

    Locally, Sc Sz 1 easly triggered 10-25 cm on April 10th MFcr. Be careful on solar aspects.


    Not very busy at 08:15 Hrs.

    Looking lie it could be a moist day.

    In the cloud at 10:00 hrs yesterday morning.

    Snowing at 2180 Meters at 17:30 Hrs.

    In the valley it was +5 Deg C at 17:30 Hrs.

    A much different location then from this m.


Warm Springs Avalanche: Idaho

Out Skiing an avalanche: Switzerland


A skier has been killed in Mt. Washington avalanche: New Hampshire

More info on Tuckermans Ravine avalanche fatality: Instagram

390 Billion Tons of snow and ice melts each year as Globe warms: USA Today

Vandalised Billboard: Park City, UT

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