14 May 2019

May 14, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

   Monday May 13, 2019-- 06:00 Hrs, +3.7 with a 0-10 KPH breeze out of the SE.


    09:00 Hrs, + 3.6 Deg C with a calm WNW breeze.

    10:30 Hrs, +5.4 Deg c with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the West.


    Monday afternoon.

    Some breaks in the early afternoon. High at 1835m yesterday was +7.6 Deg C at 12:00 Hrs.

    18:00 Hrs, +5.2 Deg C with a 10-15 KPH wind out of the WSW.

    20:00 Hrs, +4.3 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH wind out of the SE.



Weather Observations for May 14, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      0, Winds were 30-45 KPH S--Whistler Peak
1835 meters    +3, Winds were   5-15 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters    +3, 0 cm of new, 0 cm in 24 hrs, Base 161 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters    +8, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +18.9, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


   As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have overcast skies and unlimited visibility.   



FORECAST:

A trough will move onshore today with a warm front followed by a cold front in a Southwesterly flow aloft. The FL will hover just below the 2000 meter range with periods of light/moderate precipitation. Wednesday is looking unsettled as the trough weakens and cumulus cloud forms with the chance of some showers and sunny breaks. Another frontal band in a Southerly flow aloft will push through on Thursday with periods of light rain. Models are not in agreement on Friday to precip amounts so more on that as we get closer. The cool moist pattern will continue into the weekend and Monday with seasonable temperatures.. Guesstimates: 8-12 mm by Wednesday morning, trace-2 mm by Thursday morning, 1-3 mm by Friday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    Low will send moist clouds our way today.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Weakening trough will bring cool unsettled weather for Wednesday. FL rising.





    Low moves a bit further South on Thursday. FL 2600 meters.

    Persistent upper level trough with cooler temperatures for Friday.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Locally no new avalanches observed, Na wet cycle should change with cooler temperatures.

    Landslide on NE face of Joffre Peak on Sunday. Article below.                       Avalanche Tech Pic


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Multiple cloud layers early Monday morning.

    Broke for a while in the am.

    Overcast in the afternoon.

    Looked like it was trying to rain at one point later in the afternoon.

    Just before sunset Monday evening.


    Big picture on Monday afternoon..


ARTICLES:

Update on the Mount Lawson Avalanche: Kananaskis

Search for Turkish reporter after caught in an avalanche: Northeastern Turkey

'Substantial' landslide on Joffre Peak: Pique

Dust present throughout the State, on top of a very big snowpack: Colorado

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