24 Apr 2019

April 24, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    06:30 Hrs overcast first light. Sunrise was at 06:03 Hrs.

    08:30 Hrs 0 deg C.

    16:00, not much change. It did precipitate from 11:00 Hrs to 13:30 hrs Tuesday.

    19:00 Still hovering around 0 Deg C.

    Some clearing near the end of the day.

    Another awesome sunset.



Weather Observations for April 25, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.


2180 meters     -7, Winds were 10-20 KPH S--Whistler Peak
1835 meters     -4, Winds were 5-10 KPH E--Round House
1650 meters     -4, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 227 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters    +1, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +13.1, 0.3 mm of precip recorded yest

   As of 06:00 hrs this am we have some valley cloud and unlimited visibility. Sunrise was at 06:01.



FORECAST:

A weak upper ridge will bring sunny weather this am in a Westerly flow aloft. Cloud should dissipate by later this morning with  sunny skies and the FL rising to around 2000 meters.  Cloud will roll in Thursday morning with unsettled conditions before becoming overcast by late morning early afternoon, the FL could get up to 2200 meters and showers are a possibility. Weak ridging again for Friday with unsettled weather before a cool upper trough brings intermittent snow flurries to the area for Saturday. As of now ridge rebuilds for Sunday into early next week with sunny spring like weather. Guesstimates: Trace-2 mm by Saturday morning.


    GOES IR image this am.


    Strengthening high pressure for today.





    Fronts along the coast.


     High in the am gives way to the warm low by the afternoon.






        High pushes back on Friday but stays unsettled.

     Low wins on Saturday with cooler temperatures.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Locally, no new avalanche activity was observed.





    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Periods of precipitation on Tuesday.

    Creekside is closed for the rest of the ski season.

    Getting ready for the biking season.

    There were a few clouds around on Tuesday.

    Oldest church on Barbados, built in approximately 1690.


ARTICLES:

Parks Canada issues avalanche warning: Powder Canada

Avalanche Special update--Spring Conditions: Montana

Two servicemen recovered from avalanche that occurred in early March: Azerbaijan

Skier spends 20 minutes in frigid water hole in Tuckerman Ravine: New Hampshire

With debris-filled snowpack, officials are concerned about spring runoff: Colorado

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