6 Dec 2019

December 6, 2019


    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.


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.


    A few sluffs on steep terrain locally..


    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.


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

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