5 Aug 2019

August 5, 2019


    PAST WEEK:

    Monday July 29, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. +11.5 Deg C with a 10-15 KPH breeze out of the West.

    Tuesday July 30, 2019. 13:30 Hrs. + 8.7 Deg C with a 10-15 KPH wind SSW.

    Wednesday July 31, 2019. 13:30 Hrs. + 11.2 Deg c with a 15-25 KPH wind SSW.

    Thursday August 1, 2019.  11:30 Hrs.

    Friday August 2, 2019. Moist day. 



    Saturday August 3, 2019. Sunrise.

    Sunday August 4, 2019. 15:00 hrs. +15.8 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH wind out of the West.


Weather Observations for August 5, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +11, Winds were 0-5  KPH SE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +13, Winds were 5-10 KPH E--Round House
1650 meters      +11, 0 mm of rain, 0 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters        +9, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +29.6, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

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


FORECAST:

A strengthening upper ridge will bring sunny warm weather for today in a Westerly flow aloft. Some cloud for tomorrow as an upper trough begins to push onshore which will begin to slowly cool the somewhat warm air mass. Sunny again Wednesday with some cloud for Thursday.  Unsettled for Friday before the trough brings cooler temperatures and some moisture for Friday into the weekend.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    Very warm to our South with a building ridge for today.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Another nice day on Tuesday.






    Still looking like nice weather into Wednesday.



    Cooler by Thursday with some cloudy weather.










    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Some snow in New Zealand has been producing a few avalanches. Article below.        Net Pic




    INFORMATION AND OBSERVATIONS:

    Monday afternoon July 29, 2019. + 10 Deg C.

    Moist at the Peak on Tuesday afternoon. +6 with a 20-30 KPH wind SSW.

    Nicer day on Wednesday. At 13:30 Hrs it was + 8.4 with a 20-30 KPH wind out of the S.

    Thursday afternoon, high in the valley was +18.7 Deg C.

    Moist day on Friday.

    Saturday August 3, 2019. 17:00 hrs +10.3 Deg C.

    Busy day on the Peak Sunday. High of + 18.4 Deg C.



ARTICLES:

Timely reminder after avalanche in the Remarkables Range: No One Caught

Barclays Lawyers killed in avalanche had been skiing "on marked route" inquest hears: Italy

U.S. Motorized avalanche fatalities: Winter 2018-2019

Reflector system could help SAR Teams find hikers faster: RECCO

Jasper National Park: July Avalanche Bulletin

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