27 May 2019

May 27, 2019


    Sunday May 26, 2019. Sunrise 05:13 Hrs. + 3.5 with a 15-30 KPH wind out of the NNE.

    08:00 Hrs, + 5 with a NNE wind 10-30 KPH.

    10:00 Hrs, + 8 with a N wind 10-20 KPH.

    12:00 Hrs, + 9.7 with a NNE wind 10-25 KPH.

    13:00 Hrs

    14:00 Hrs

    14:00 Hrs, + 11.7 with a 10-30 KPH wind out of the NNE.

    16:00 Hrs, +12.2 with a 15-25 KPH wind out of the N.

   18:00 Hrs, + 12.7 with a 5-10 KPH wind out of the NNW.

    21:00 Hrs, +10 with a 5-10 KPH wind out of the NNE.

Weather Observations for May 27, 2019, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters    +5, Winds were 25-35 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters    +8, Winds were   5-10 KPH NE--Round House
1650 meters    +6, 0 mm of new, 0 mm in 24 hrs, Base 106 cm--Pig Alley
  660 meters    +7, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +25.1, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have clear skies and unlimited visibility. Looks like smoke to the North.


The upper ridge will strengthen today in an Northeasterly flow aloft. The FL will spike to around 3500 meters and we may see some afternoon cloud from the low now over mid to west coast of the U.S. The ridge will continue to grow in an Easterly direction. The low will remain to the South for a few days.
There is still potential for the odd shower in the afternoons on Tuesday and Wednesday. Time will tell.
Above normal temperatures seems to be the norm for the week. Have fun on gaper day if your going up.
Do not forget the sun screen!!

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    GOES IR image from this am.

    Mostly sunny today, still a chance of some convective cloud develpment.

    Fronts along the coast.

    High being squeezed by the lows, but mostly sunny skies will prevail on Tuesday..

    High still dominant feature for Wednesday. Low still can send cloud our way.

    High weakens a bit on Thursday.


    Recent Sz 1 wet loose above Horstman Glacier..

   No new avalanches observed yesterday.

   Whistler Bowl.

    Joffre Peak still active.                                                                                            Steve Jones Image


    07:00 Hrs, looking like another awesome day. + 1.7 Deg C with a NNE wind 25-50 KPH.

    Satellite image from the same time frame as above photo.

   Smoke from Northern Alberta???

    Nice weather brings out the crowds. + 18 in the valley at 10:00 Hrs.

    Horstman Glacier, getting ready for a June 8, 2019 opening.

    Big Picture Sunday afternoon.

    High in the valley on Sunday was + 25.1 Deg C.

   17:00 Hrs, many people up there Sunday.

    A few clouds after a great day.


Avalanche briefly closes Beartooth Pass: May 25, 2019

Climate change may make the Arctic Tundra a drier landscape: Science Daily

Boulder the size of a house blocks highway near Silverton: Colorado 145

Weather Network forecasts starkly different summer conditions across Canada: CTV News

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