19 Aug 2019

August 19, 2019

PAST WEEK:

    Monday August 12, 2019. 17:30 Hrs.

    Tuesday August 13, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. + 10 with a 5-10 Kph West breeze.

    Wednesday August 14, 2019. 13:30 Hrs. +13 Deg c with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the SW.

    Thursday August 15, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. + 12.4 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH wind SW.

    Friday August 16, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. At 1865 M it was + 11.5 deg C with a 5-10 KPH West breeze.

    Saturday August 17, 2019. 13:30 Hrs. + 9.9 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH wind SW.

    Sunday August 18, 2019. 15:00 Hrs. +11.1 with a 5-15 KPH wind SW.


Weather Observations for August 19, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +3, Winds were 15-25  KPH SSW--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +6, Winds were   5-15 KPH SW--Round House
1650 meters      +6, 0 mm of rain, 0 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters    +10, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +23.2, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

    As of 06:15 Hrs this am we have scattered cloud and unlimited visibility.



FORECAST:

A weak upper ridge will bring cool dry unsettled weather for today in a Westerly flow aloft. Similar situation for Tuesday with perhaps a bit more cloud than sun in a Southwesterly flow aloft. A weak front arrives for Wednesday with periods of light precipitation. Weak ridging for Thursday with more dry unsettled weather into the weekend. Chance of some isolated showers.



    GOES IR image from this am.


   Mix of sun and cloud for today.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Unsettled Tuesday with more cloud as the low nudges South.






    Low will bring cooler moist air mass for Wednesday.



    High will bring unsettled weather for Thursday.











    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    An avalanche has injured a man near Thredbo while touring. Articles below.          AAA Image
   
    5 people involved in an avalanche on Mount Cook. Article below.                       David Hallet Pic


    An avalanche on Beluka Mountain, Kazakhstan has injured a Russian Mountaineer. Article below.

    Weak layer leads to significant avalanche at Turo Ski field. Article below.                           Net Pic



    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Haliburton Highlands sunset Monday evening.

    Tuesday 12:30 Hrs. +21 Deg C.

    Wednesday morning 06:30 Hrs. + 7.9 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the SSW.

    Thursday morning,  06:30 Hrs. Not much snow left in Blackcomb Bowl.

    Thursday afternoon, awesome weather.

    Weather moving in Friday morning, 06:00 Hrs. + 6.8 Deg C with a light wind 10-15 KPH SSW

    Friday Morning. Still looking dry and unsettled.

    Saturday high in the valley was +20.7 Deg C.

    High on the Whistler Peak Sunday was + 8.5 Deg C.



VIDEOS:

Avalanche Footage : Mt Ruapehu

Kangaroos enjoying the: POW



ARTICLES:

Aussies, skill up or stay out of the Backcountry: Avalanche Alert

Elderly man rescued from an avalanche in Australia: Near Thredbo Ski Resort

Snowboarder buried in Size 3 avalanche in Australian Backcountry: Snowy Mountains

Snowboarder relives the terrifying moment that was buried in an avalanche: Australia

Controlled avalanche at Turoa Ski field: Mt Ruapehu

Monster avalanche storms down Mt Ruapehu: New Zealand

An avalanche has injured a mountaineer from Russia: Kazakhstan

El Nino has transitioned to ENSO Neutral: NOAA

'Significant' avalanche on Mt Ruapehu forces Turoa ski field to shut down for the day: New Zealand

5 People involved in an avalanche on Mount Cook: New Zealand

Fresh Mt Cook avalanche leaves person injured: New Zealand

Quake triggered avalanches near Homer Tunnel: New Zealand

Snow draughts are coming to the American West: National Geographic

Northern B.C. braces for freak snowstorm: Summer Snow

The Arctic saw temperatures reach 34.8 Deg C in July: Sweden

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