19 May 2019

May 19, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Sunday morning May 18, 2019.


    Mount Currie, mix of sun and cloud.

    Clouds were thicker up on the Duffey Lake Road.

    Joffre Glacier.


    10:00 Hrs, +1.4 with a 0-5 KPH breeze out of the SW.

    12:30 Hrs, +4.7 with a 5-10 KPH wind out of the SW.

    13:00 Hrs. Saturday May 19, 2019.

    18:30 Hrs, +7.1 with a 5-10 KPH wind out of the SE.

    20:30 Hrs, +5.6 with a 5-10 KPH wind out of the S.



Weather Observations for May 19, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters    +1, Winds were 15-20 KPH E--Whistler Peak
1835 meters    +4, Winds were  5-15 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters    +3, 0 mm of new, 0 mm in 24 hrs, Base 141 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters    +5, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +21.0, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


    As of 07:00 hrs we have scattered cloud and unlimited visibility.


FORECAST:

Ridging this am will be replaced by unsettled weather and more cloud in an Easterly flow aloft by this afternoon. As the low pushes cloud into the area there is a chance of some showers which should dissipate later this afternoon. Cloudy tonight with the FL hovering in the 2600 meter range. Another bout of light rain for Monday as a low brushes our zone. More unsettled weather for Tuesday with a mix of sun, cloud, and the odd shower. This pattern continues into next weekend. Guesstimates: 1-3 mm by Monday morning, 5-15 mm by Tuesday morning, trace to 1 mm by Wednesday morning.

    GOES IR image from this am.



   Low to our South will bring unsettled weather with the chance of some showers at around noon.









    Fronts along the coast.


    Low moves down the coast for periods of light rain on Monday.








    Unsettled Tuesday with lingering moisture.


    Mix of sun and cloud for Wednesday. Low still just South of our zone.




    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Locally, Nc natural cornice releases noted outside ski area. Sz 1.2-2.5


    Hanging glacier slide on Joffre.

    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:


    Bike park was busy.


    Brandywine Falls.


    Mount Fee


    Tantalus Range.


    Rainbow Subdivision. Saturday afternoon.


                                                                                                            Karen Wanger Pic


   Big picture Saturday afternoon.


   Sunset Saturday night.


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