24 May 2019

May 24, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Thursday May 23, 2019. Sunrise was at 05:16 Hrs. + 6 with a E 0-5 KPH breeze.

    06:00 Hrs, + 7 with a S 0-5 KPH breeze out of the S.

    08:00 Hrs, + 9 with a SW breeze 0-5 KPH.


    Rumbling Glacier Thursday morning.

    Cumulus clouds building on North Shore Mountains.

    13:00 hrs on Thursday.

    15:00 Hrs

    21:00 Hrs

    Clouds had moved in by Thursday night.



Weather Observations for May 24, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters    +2, Winds were   0-5 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
1835 meters    +3, Winds were 5-10 KPH SW--Round House
1650 meters    +4, 1 mm of new, 1 mm in 24 hrs, Base 117 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters  +10, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +25.6, trace of precip recorded yest


    As of 07:00 hrs we have obscured skies and limited visibility.


FORECAST:

A low in a Northeasterly flow aloft will bring periods of light rain for today with some sunny breaks this afternoon. The low is tracking through the interior so we are just on the edge of it but will see overcast skies and some rain as it moves South this am. The FL will remain above the local peaks. Similar conditions for Saturday with periods of light rain. Ridge rebuilds for Sunday and into early next week.
Guesstimates: Trace-2 mm by Saturday morning, 2-6 mm by Sunday morning.

    Goes IR image from this am.












    Fronts along the coast.




















   AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:


    Yesterday saw a few Nc Sz 1-2. Sc produced a few Sz 1 wet loose on steep N aspects.


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:


   Lots of cloud to the North at sunrise.


    By 06:00 high cloud was dissipating quickly.

    Blue Bird by 08:00 Hrs.

    Mount Garibaldi

    Clouds over Georgia Strait.

    Howe Sound Thursday evening.


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