6 Dec 2019

December 6, 2019

   YESTERDAY:

    Ipsoot Mountain Thursday morning.

    Cloudy in the afternoon.

    Late afternoon light.

    Big picture Thursday afternoon.



Weather Observations for December 6, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters       -1, Winds were 55-75 KPH  NNE--Horstman Hut
2180 meters       -1, Winds were 30-50 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
1860 meters        0, Winds were 20-30 KPH SSE --Rendevous 
1835 meters      +1, Winds were 10-30 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters      +2,  1 cm in 12 Hrs, 1 cm in 24 Hrs, Base 38 cm --Pig Alley
1565 meters .    +1,  3 cm in 12 Hrs, 3 cm in 24 Hrs, Base10 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters       -1, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +0.7, 0.7 mm of precip yesterday.

 8.3 mm recorded at 1650 meters. 5.8 mm at 1565 meters.

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


FORECAST:

A weakening cold front will bring periods of light precipitation in a Westerly-Southwesterly flow aloft. Unfortunately the Freezing level will hover in the 1800 meter range dropping back down to 1500 tonight. A weak cold front will push through on Saturday morning with periods of light precipitation, drying out by Saturday evening. A weak ridge will push in for Sunday with unsettled weather becoming sunnier in the afternoon. Guesstimates: 10-15 cm above 1800 meters by Saturday morning, trace-2 cm by Sunday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am.


     Low will bring light precipitation. with a weak warm front for today.





    Fronts along the coast.

    Weakening low with a frontal band for Saturday, slightly cooler.





    High pushes back in Sunday with temperatures on the warm side.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    A few sluffs on steep terrain locally..



    INFORMATION AND OBSERVATIONS:

    Front moving in from the South in the am.

    Surface hoar developing near water sources when it is cold enough.

    Clouds thickened by days end.

    Below treeline.

    Above treeline.



ARTICLES:

Woman brought back from the dead after 6 hours in snow storm: Pistehors.com

Switzerland's Search Dogs get ready for deadly avalanche season: U.S. News

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