23 Sep 2019

September 23, 2019


    PAST WEEK:

    Monday September 16, 2019. Isolated heavy showers in the afternoon. High of +15.5 Deg C.

    Tuesday September 17, 2019. 09:30 Hrs.

    Wednesday September 18, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. + 4.7 Deg c with a 5-15 KPH breeze out of the NNW.

    Thursday September 19, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. +7.7 Deg c with a 10-15 West wind. Showers in the PM.

    Friday September 20, 2019. 12:00 Hrs.

    Saturday September 21, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. + 6.6 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH breeze out of the East.

    Sunday September 22, 2019. 12:00 Hrs. + 6.2 Deg C with a 10-30 KPH wind SE.



Weather Observations for September 23, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      +1, Winds were 30-45 KPH SSW--Whistler Peak
1835 meters      +4, Winds were 10-25 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters      +5, 1.1 mm of rain, 6.0 mm in 24 hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters    +10, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +14.5, ? mm of precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have overcast skies and variable visibility.



FORECAST:

The cool moist fall weather will continue for a few days. Wet today with a weak cold front moving down the coast in a Northwesterly flow aloft. The freezing level will hover in the 2300 meter range.  The moist flow arriving today will continue into Tuesday with some breaks Tuesday afternoon. Mostly cloudy Wednesday with some showers as another upper level trough will arrive later in the day for more precipitation and cooling into Thursday. Possible breaks Thursday afternoon. It is that time of the year when we get snow in the upper elevations. As of now Friday is looking unsettled . Models vary for Friday and beyond but looks like we may see some ridging by Saturday into Sunday. It is the wet coast!!!

    GOES IR image from this am.


    Low will bring cloudy skies for today with periods of light rain .





    Fronts along the coast.

    Low pushes through Tuesday with a weak dirty ridge trying to build.





    Low to the North with some cooler temperatures.



    Low and high, its a ways off but the high could bring some sunny breaks for Thursday.



    More precipitation for Friday.

    High will likely push in for Saturday.

    Sunday could be a nice sunny fall day.




    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Avalanche Advisory: New Zealand




    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Dusting on the peak of Mt Currie, Monday Sept 16th.                                            Chris Britt Pic

     Mostly unsettled on Monday, cumulus clouds became cumulus nimbus. with rain showers in PM.

    Tuesday morning, -1 Deg C with a 40-60 KPH wind.

    Dusting on Mt Garibaldi Wednesday.

    Sunset Wednesday night Tantalus Range. There were showers in the area.

    Showers in the afternoon on Thursday.

    Some moisture made for some good riding. Busy Thursday. High in the valley of +14.9 Deg C.

    Mostly sunny Friday afternoon. High of + 17.2 Deg C in the valley.

    Saturday, it's been kind of gray but there is lots of colour out there. High in the valley was +15.8.

    The precipitation gauge at the Nester's Weather Stn has been down since July 24, 2019. ?? $ info!!



VIDEOS:

Address to the US congress on climate change: Greta Thunberg



ARTICLES:

Fall equinox is today-- 9 interesting facts: Sept 23, 2019

Get your avalanche airbag ready for winter: Pre-season testing

Everest is melting, revealing tons of garbage and human bodies: VICE

Shaped by Snow--One Woman's reflections on climate change, skiing and alpine habitats: Backcountry Magazine

Recall on Scarpa Maestrale & Maestrale RS 2017 Boots: Click Here

The weather outlook for the rest of the fall & winter: Cliff Mass Weather Blog

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