29 Jul 2019

July 29, 2019


    PAST WEEK:

    Monday July 22, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. +17.5 Deg C with a 15-35 KPH wind out of the S.

    Tuesday July 23, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. +13 with a 20-30 KPH wind SSW.

    Wednesday July 24, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. +7 with a 15-35 KPH wind SW.

    Thursday July 25, 2019. 14:30 Hrs. + 10.9 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH wind out of the WNW.

    Friday July 26, 2019. 14:00 Hrs.

    Saturday July 27, 2019. 19:00 Hrs.

    Sunday July 29, 2019. + 10.9 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH Wind from the SW


Weather Observations for July 29, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +8, Winds were 5-10 KPH SE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +9, Winds were   0-5 KPH E--Round House
1650 meters      +8, 0 mm of rain, 0 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters    +10, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +25.7, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

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


FORECAST:

A ridge that is drifting east will bring another nice day in a Westerly flow aloft. An upper level trough will push into our zone on Tuesday as yet another low moves down the coast bringing periods of moisture and cloud for most of the week. A ridge rebuilds for the weekend.



    GOES IR image from this am.


    High pressure for today with a mix of sun and cloud.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Low starts migrating South on Tuesday. Likely some showers.




    Low continues to bring a bit of moisture for Wednesday.



    Low well to the South but still an influencer.





    High builds for Saturday.

    Sunday should see mostly sunny skies as well.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    An avalanche on Diadem Peak has injured a climber. Jasper National Park. Article below.  Net Pic



    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Busy day on the Peak, Monday July 22. At 15:00 Hrs + 15 Deg C with a 35-50 KPH S wind.

    Cloudier on Tuesday. +10.3 Deg C at 2240 meters.

    Early Wednesday morning, We are now loosing 2 minutes of daylight per day. + 4.5 Deg at 05:30.

    Batten down the hatches.                                                                                             J Budd Pic

    Early Thursday morning. 05:30 Hrs. +3.2 with a 20-25 KPH wind from SSW.

    Image from July 26, 2018. Smoke was moving into the valley. +14 Deg C in the alpine early am.

    Early Saturday morning.

    Weak upper level ridge for Sunday morning. 07:30 Hrs. + 5.7 Deg C at 2240 Meters.


VIDEOS:

When lightning strikes a: Sailboat


ARTICLES:

Summer avalanche on Diadem has injured a climber: Canadian Rockies

Skier plummets to the ground in Thredbo chairlift incident: Australia

Emergency Services get stuck into avalanche training at Rainbow Ski Area: New Zealand

Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate change strikes: Chamonix

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