12 Aug 2019

August 12, 2019


     PAST WEEK:

    Monday August 5, 2019. +19.6 Deg C at 16:45 hrs. Bluebird Day!!!

    Tuesday August 6, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. + 16.4 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the NNW.

    Wednesday August 7, 2019. 15:00 Hrs +19.4 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH wind out of the SW.

    Thursday August 8, 2019. 12:30 Hrs. +16.7 with a 5-10 KPH SSW wind.

    Friday August 9, 2019. 13:30 Hrs.

    Saturday August 10, 2019. 14:30 Hrs. +10.5 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the NNW.

    Sunday August 11, 2019. 14:00 Hrs. + 8.9 Deg C with a 5-15 kph wind SSW.


Weather Observations for August 12, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +4, Winds were 5-10 KPH S--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +6, Winds were   0-5 KPH E--Round House
1650 meters      +7, 0.1 mm of rain, 0.1 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters    +12, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +17.8, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest


    As of 06:30 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility.


FORECAST:

Low pressure off the coast will bring unsettled weather for the next few days in a Westerly to Southwesterly flow aloft. Dry weak troughing will bring a mix of sun and cloud into Wednesday. More sun by Wednesday with Thursday looking like a nice day with more troughing by Friday into the weekend. Thinking unsettled for Friday with some rain possible Saturday then Sunday being unsettled. Time will tell!



    GOES IR image from this am.


    Low off the coast with weak onshore flow, unsettled for Monday.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Low still the influencer on Tuesday.





    Weak trough for Wednesday.



    High should bring a nice day on Thursday.










    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Inbounds avalanche at Hotham, Australia. Article below.                                       Matt Golding Pic


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Sunrise Tuesday Aug 6th, 05:48 Hrs. Sunset 20:48 Hrs. 15 Hrs of Daylight. + 11.9 Deg C.

    Blue Bird on Wednesday. Nice warm day on the Peak. +16.7 Deg C at 15:30 Hrs.

    Thursday 06:45 Hrs. + 11 Deg C  with a 15-20 KPH wind SW. Russian Smoke in the mountains.

    Crankworx Aug 9-18.

    Friday morning, 06:00 Hrs. Marine cloud layer moved into the valley. + 11.7 Deg C. 15-20 N

    Satellite image from Friday morning.

    Cool Saturday afternoon on the peak. + 10.9 Deg C at 14:30Hrs with a S 15-30 KPH wind.

    Sunday morning.  Started raining Saturday at 17:00 Hrs. 14.3 mm of rain by 09:00 Hrs Sunday.

    Sunday evening, Lake Country Ontario.


VIDEOS:

Aussie Avalanche: East Tate Cornice


ARTICLES:

Inbounds avalanche at Hotham Alpine Resort: Australia

Recent Avalanche Advisory: New Zealand

5 Best Avalanche Beacons (Review) in 2019: GearHungry

Trees brought down in avalanches can be collected for free: Colorado

Northern Rockies Snow & Avalanche Workshop: November 16, 2019

Body of missing Hungarian found in ice cave, an avalanche had covered entrance: Switzerland

Predicted snowfalls risky for backcountry skiers: Australia

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