27 Apr 2019

April 27, 2019


   YESTERDAY:

    07:15 Hrs, 0 Deg C. Left over equipment from yesterday.

    07:15 Hrs, 0 Deg C with 20-30 KPH winds from the SSW.


    10:15 Hrs, +9 Deg C.

    10:15 Hrs, +3 with a 10-20 KPH wind from the SW.

    Friday afternoon, you can see the cumulus clouds in this image.

    Cumulus Nimbus clouds Friday afternoon.                                                        Geordie Trusler Pic

    17:30Hrs much cloudier than earlier in the day.

   17:30 Hrs -1 Deg C.

    19:30 Hrs, -2 Deg C.


Weather Observations for April 27, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters   -11, Winds were 20-35 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters     -7, Winds were 20-35 KPH WNW--Round House
1650 meters     -2, Trace of new, trace in 24 hrs, Base 221 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters    +2, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +14.1, trace of precip recorded yest

    As of 06:30 Hrs we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility.



FORECAST:

The cold low pressure just to the East will bring unsettled weather for this am in a Northerly flow aloft. More cloud likely this afternoon before breaking tonight. Chance of an intermittent shower this am with the FL rising to 1500 meters this afternoon dropping back to 1000 meters tonight. Ridge rebuilds Sunday and remains the dominant force into Tuesday with a chance of a very quick disturbance on Monday afternoon. Troughing for Wednesday into Thursday with overcast skies and some light precipitation. Guesstimates: nil to trace by Sunday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    Low will bring mostly cloudy weather for today.



    500 Mb image fro this afternoon.



    Fronts along the coast.


    High builds for Sunday.





    High to the North, Low to the South-Low may send some cloud our way Monday afternoon.

    High pushes back on Tuesday.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

Locally, no new natural activity. A Sz 2 Nc early in the am. Xc produced Sz 2-2.5 cornice debris with no entrainment.





    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Mogul course on the Saddle.                                                                           Geordie Trusler Pic

    Max temp yesterday at 1835 meters was +3 Deg C at 13:45 Hrs.

    Max temperature in the Valley yesterday was + 14.1 Deg C.

    Just before flying over the Southern U.S. off the Atlantic.

    Big picture Friday afternoon.




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