2 Sep 2019

September 2, 2019


    PAST WEEK:

    Monday August 26, 2019. 15:00 Hrs. +12.1 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH wind SW.

    Tuesday August 27, 2019. 13:00 Hrs. High at 1835 meters was +19 Deg C. +29.6 Deg C at 660 M.

    Wednesday August 28, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. + 16.8 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the West.

    Thursday August 29, 2019. 12:30 Hrs. + 16.7 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH breeze out of the South.

   Upper Level Trough from the South pushing in on Thursday.

    Friday August 30, 2019. 12:30 Hrs. + 9.9 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the West.

    Friday afternoon 16:30 Hrs. + 11 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH wind from the North.

    Image from same time period as above.

    Saturday August 31, 2019. 12:30 Hrs. + 11.4 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH NNE breeze.

    Sunday September 1, 2019. 14:00 Hrs. + 10.6 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH wind from the South.



Weather Observations for September 2, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +5, Winds were 10-20 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +8, Winds were   5-10 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters      +7, 0 mm of rain, 0 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters      +8, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +20.0, 0.0 mm of precip recorded yest

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

The precipitation gauge at the Environment Canada Weather plot at Nester's has been down since Mid-July. It is being replaced and should be back up soon. For August they have used the weather plot at 1835 meters to record 38.8 mm of precipitation for the month.



FORECAST:

An upper ridge will bring sunny skies for today in a Northeasterly flow aloft. A low to our Northwest will slide down the coast tomorrow bringing cloudy conditions with the likelihood of some moisture Tuesday afternoon. The ridge rebuilds for Wednesday with dry unsettled weather into the weekend. A trough will likely push in for Friday/Saturday but it could stay dry. Time will tell. Ridge rebuilds for Sunday.

    GOES IR image from this am.

    High builds for today.






    Fronts along the coast.

    Trough likely for Tuesday.





  .  High for Wednesday.



     High with cloud moving in from the low.










         AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

          Recent avalanche in Milford Sound, New Zealand.                         Stephen Martin Image



    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Brandywine Falls Monday, High in the valley was +24.8 Deg C.

    Tuesday aft, some summer firn left on Cloudburst Mountain. High in the valley was +29.6 Deg C.

    Glacier Bowl FIRN is melting quickly.

    Whistler Peak Wednesday. High was +18. Deg C at 2180 M, high in the valley was +30.8 Deg C.

    Thursday in Pemberton saw the thermometer reach + 33.6 Deg C. Whistler hit + 27.9 Deg C.

    Mount Currie.

    Friday night's outdoor entertainment. Some dark clouds around but stayed dry.

    A few sprinkles on Saturday but relatively dry.


    Between 04:00 Hrs to 05:45 Hrs 1.3 mm was recorded at 1660 meters Sunday morning.

    A warm cloudy Sunday morning on Green Lake.





VIDEOS:

Recent avalanche in Haramosh Valley: Pakistan



ARTICLES:

Weak layer in the snowpack is potentially dangerous: NZ

The tragedy on Howse Peak: Outside Magazine

Forest Service crews tackle daunting task of clearing avalanche carnage: Aspen

Melting glaciers, as well as ice sheets, raising Earth's seas: AFP

Chronicling the last years of a dying North Cascades Glacier: Columbia Glacier

Old Farmer's Almanac prediction for up coming Canadian Winter: Global News


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