26 May 2019

May 26, 2019


    YESTERDAY:

    Saturday May 25, 2019. Sunrise was at 05:14 Hours. + 2.8 with a SSE wind 10-20 KPH.

    08:00 Hrs, + 2.8 with a ESE wind 10-15 KPH.

    10:00 Hrs, +2 with a SE wind 5-10 KPH.

    12:00 Hrs, +2.6 with a 0-5 KPH breeze out of the N.

    13:00 Hrs Saturday.

    14:00 Hrs, + 3.8 with a N wind 5-10 KPH.

    17:00 Hrs South of Whistler.

    20:00 Hrs, + 4.4 with a SW wind 5-15 KPH.

    Just before sunset which was at 21:04 Hrs.



Weather Observations for May 26, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters    +2, Winds were 25-40 KPH N--Whistler Peak
1835 meters    +4, Winds were 15-30 KPH NNE--Round House
1650 meters    +4, 0 mm of new, 3.4 mm in 24 hrs, Base 112 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters    +6, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +17.2, 2.6 mm of precip recorded yest

Saturday Squamish recorded 2.8 mm of rain, Pemberton recorded 4.5 mm.

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



FORECAST:

Mostly sunny skies in an Easterly flow aloft for today with the FL rising to 3300 meters. Will likely see some convective cloud develop later today, with the warmer temperatures could see a shower as well. Upper flow will switch to Northeasterly later today and the ridge will strengthen for Monday. Warm sunny weather will continue into Wednesday and possibly beyond. A weak upper trough is forecasted for Wednesday but there is some uncertainty in its strength. Weak ridging will likely bring some unsettled weather into next weekend. Guesstimates: nil to trace by Monday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    High is building, low to the South is drifting South. Mostly sunny with convective clouds.







    Fronts along the coast.


    High strengthens for Monday.






    High pressure remains dominant feature for Tuesday.


    High weakens on Wednesday.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:


    Locally, no new avalanches observed, but Peak chair was closed and limited visibility.


    West Bowl Saturday afternoon.



    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:
    Upper and lower cloud layers Saturday morning.

    Quiet Saturday morning.

    Wet at around noon.

    Big picture Saturday afternoon.

    Started getting brighter in the alpine at around 14:00 Hrs.

    Squamish Saturday afternoon.

   Foil looks longer than the board.

    Shannon Falls was flowing on Saturday.

    Breaks in Squamish by 16:00 Hrs.

    Cinnamon Bear!!



ARTICLES:

Colorado's avalanche season claimed 8 lives: Vail Daily

Risk of avalanches likely to end hopes of climbing the Gavia: Giro d'Italia

Snow keeps Ski Resorts open, mountain passes closed: Colorado

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