29 Apr 2019

April 29, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Sunny Sunday morning,  -9 Deg C with a 25-35 KPH wind out of the NE at 06:30 Hrs.

    12:30 Hrs, 0 Deg C with a North wind 15-25 KPH.

    Sunday afternoon.


    15:30 Hrs, +2 with an East wind 10-20 KPH.

    18:30 Hrs, -1 with a SW wind 10-20 KPH.

    There is always a nice sunset somewhere!!--Caledon.



Weather Observations for April 29, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     -7, Winds were 25-40 KPH N--Whistler Peak
1835 meters     -5, Winds were 10-15 KPH N--Round House
1650 meters     -4, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 221 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters     -3, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +14.2, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

    As of 06:30 Hrs this am we have high scattered cloud and unlimited visibility.



FORECAST:

High pressure will continue to bring mostly sunny skies to the area today in a Northerly flow aloft.
The FL will rise to just below 2000 meters with the chance of some convective cloud development in the afternoon. This pattern will continue for Tuesday as well before the ridge weakens and we are also influenced by a low to the East. A weak trough will bring the chance of some precipitation with warm temperatures from Wednesday into the weekend. Looking fairly dry with spring like weather with the FL progressively rising to 2500 meters by Friday. Difficult to determine precip amounts but there certainly is a chance of some showers between Wednesday and Saturday. More on that as we get closer. Dry for the next 2 days.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    High pressure for today, sunny skies with the possibility of some convective cloud development.

     500 Mb image for later this morning. Northerly flow aloft.





    Fronts along the coast.

    High pressure for Tuesday as well.






    A cool trough will bring unsettled weather with showers for Wednesday.

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    High out in the Pacific, cool low to the East. Unsettled weather for Thursday.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Locally, no new avalanche activity observed.



    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    A snow board added to the on going collection.

    15:30 Hrs, convective cloud development.

   18:30 Hrs, getting darker.

    Big picture Sunday afternoon.


Recent Avalanche Canada MIN Reports: 

Chekamus Mountain: April 27, 2019


ARTICLES:

Update on the Swiss avalanche that killed 4 German Ski Tourers: Bernese Alps

Avalanche deaths won't deter mountaineers to Canadian Rockies: Global News

Person airlifted to hospital after avalanche in Yoho National Park has died. CTV News

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