28 Apr 2019

April 28, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Saturday morning, overcast to the NW and Whistler. 08:00 Hrs -2.3 with a 30-50 SSW wind.

    Same time frame -5.5 Deg C with an East wind 40-65 KPH.

    12:30 Hrs, -4.4 Deg C.

    Saturday afternoon.

    18:30 Hrs, -6 Deg C in the alpine.


Weather Observations for April 28, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     -9, Winds were 20-35 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters     -6, Winds were   5-15 KPH N--Round House
1650 meters     -5, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 222 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters     -2, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +11.1, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


    As of 06:30 Hrs this am we have clear skies and unlimited visibility.



FORECAST:

A dry Northerly flow aloft with a strengthening ridge will bring mostly sunny skies to the area until Wednesday. Ridge to the west with a weakening trough to the East. The FL will rise to around 1800 meters today with higher freezing levels as the week progresses into Wednesday. A weak trough moves in on Wednesday with unsettled weather into Thursday.


    GOES IR image from this am.


     High strengthens today.

     500 Mb image for today. Northerly flow aloft.





    Fronts along the coast.

     High to the North, low to the South. Mostly sunny on Monday.





    High still in control on Tuesday.

     Low moves to the Northeast. Unsettled Wednesday.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    An avalanche has killed 4 German skiers near Fieschertal, SWI. Article below. Kantonspolizci Pic

    Locally not much to report, 1 Sc Sz 1 isolated windslab.


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    08:15 Hrs, gear still there!!! +1 Deg C. Looking nice to the SW.



    12:30 Hrs, High in the valley was +11.1 Deg C.

   18:30 Hrs, -2.2 Deg C with a SW wind 10-25 KPH.

    18:30, cloud layer has dropped.



    Big picture Saturday Afternoon.


From Avalanche Canada MIN Reports:

High Alpine Coast Conditions: April 25, 2019


ARTICLES:

An avalanche has killed 4 German Skiers: Switzerland

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