11 May 2019

May 11, 2019


    06:00 Hrs, +8.2 with a 10-20 KPH wind out of the North.

    09:00 Hrs, +8.2 with a 20-30 KPH wind out of the NNE.

    12:00 Hrs, +9.7 with a 10-20 KPH wind out of the North. Some clouds to the NW.

    Disease Ridge Friday afternoon.

    Friday afternoon.

    That's a lot of trees.

    Alpin Glow.

    21:00 Hrs, + 10.10 with a 10-15 KPH breeze out of the Southwest.

Weather Observations for May 11, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +7, Winds were 25-30 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
1835 meters    +10, Winds were 15-25 KPH SSW--Round House
1650 meters      +7, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 171 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters      +6, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +28.1, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

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


A flattening ridge will bring another summer like day in a Westerly flow aloft. The FL will rise to around 3400 meters today with some cloud passing through as well! Sunday will see slightly cooler temperatures and scattered cloud as an offshore flow will happen into Monday. More cloud and cooler temperatures expected into Tuesday before a trough to the North ushers in overcast skies and periods of precipitation, in a Southwest flow aloft. This pattern will continue into next weekend.

    GOES IR image from this am.

    Another nice day with the high still in control over the South Coast.

    Fronts along the coast.

    Slightly cooler with an off shore flow and a mix of sun and cloud. for Sunday.

     Low to the North begins to push the High out, unsettled on Monday and cooler.

     Trough will push in for Tuesday with overcast skies.


    Locally, Na Sz 2-3 observed outside ski area. Nc Sz 2 on Flute.  Na Sz 1-2 wet loose as well.

    Recent wet slab climax activity on Mount Currie. Max temp in Pemberton yesterday was + 32.8.

    Recent wet slab activity on the Duffy.

    Duffey Lake Road.

    Wet Loose activity.

    Loose wet on Armchair.

    No snow left at the bottom of most avalanche paths on the Duffey Lake road.

    Not much snow out of Slide Path 51. Below average snow pack!


    Alpine has been closed for a few days. Groomed since Wednesday.

    Its closed!!!

    Boomer Bowl taken on Friday.

    Cloud to the NE dissipated quickly Friday morning.

    A few clouds went through in the afternoon.

    Pig Alley 1650 Meters on May1 there was a base of 219 cm, as of this am the base is 171 cm.


Avalanche hits Everest Base Camp: May 7, 2019

Taking on avalanche control with a blast: Kitimat, B.C.

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