26 Aug 2019

August 26, 2019

    PAST WEEK:

    Monday August 19, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. + 10.2 Deg C with a WNW wind 10-25 KPH.

    Tuesday August 20, 2019. 13:30 Hrs. +17.7 Deg C with a 15-30 KPH wind out of the S.

    Wednesday August 21, 2019. 11:00 Hrs. + 9.6 Deg C with a 20-30 KPH SE wind.

    Thursday August 23, 2019. 15:00 Hrs. + 10.4 with a SW wind 10-20 KPH.

    Friday August 23, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. + 7.2 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH SW wind.

    Saturday August 24, 2019. 15:00 Hrs. +10.4 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH SW wind.


    Sunday August 25, 2019. 12:00 Hrs.


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

2180 meters      +3, Winds were 10-15 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +5, Winds were     0-5 KPH SSW--Round House
1650 meters      +4, 0 mm of rain, 0 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters      +6, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +21.9, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

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


FORECAST:

An upper level ridge will bring sunny skies and warming temperatures in a Northwesterly flow aloft. By tomorrow low level flow will turn offshore bringing warm hot weather into Wednesday. There is a trough approaching from the South later in the week but models are inconsistent and there is a good chance any or most of the precipitation may stay South. Looking like a dry warm stretch of weather with mostly sunny skies and some occasional cloudy periods Thursday into Sunday.


    GOES IR image from this am.

    Upper level ridge bringing sunny skies for today.





    Fronts along the coast.

    High strengthens Tuesday. Warmer temperatures.





    High still dominant Wednesday.

    Hot and dry for Wednesday.

    Weak shortwave trough for Thursday, may see some cloudy periods.

    Likely some cloud on Thursday.

    Weak high bordering the low but likely nice weather for our zone.

    Weak high for Saturday. Likely some cloud.

    Weakening high with more cloud for Sunday.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    No new headliners, video below of avalanche debris from last winter.                               Net Pic


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Monday afternoon, slowly reverting back to normal!!

    Tuesday afternoon, windy warm day on the peak. +13.4 with a 45-55 KPH wind SE at 13:30 Hrs.

    Moist day Wednesday. From 02:45 Hrs to 11:00 Hrs 4.2 mm was recorded at 1660 Meters.

    Early Thursday morning. 2.1 mm of rain recorded at 1835 meters.

    Moist Friday morning. 07:00 Hrs. +11 Deg C at 660 meters. 0.6 mm recorded at 1835 meters.

    Saturday am, sunrise was at 06:14 Hrs-sunset 20:14. 14 hrs of daylight. Loosing 3 min per day.

    Sunday 07:00 Hrs. High is building. + 1.7 Deg C with a calm Westerly flow.


VIDEOS:

Avalanche Debris in Colorado: Filmed Aug 15, 2019


ARTICLES:

Avalanche management "cross between art and science": New Zealand

More skiers in the backcountry, But less Deaths- A small win for Skiing: Snowbrains

Skier pleads guilty to violating emergency closure: Wyoming

Iceland mourns loss of Glacier by posting a warning about climate change: NYT

A Beacon of light: SABP.com

'Dramatic' improvements in Safety records at Canada's helicopter and snowcat-skiing operations: Pique

Considerable Avalanche risk: NZ

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