8 Dec 2019

December 8, 2019


    December 7, 2019. 11:30 Hrs. 0 Deg C with a 10-15 KPH SE wind.

    First ride up Saturday morning.

    Warm moist cloud layers.

    A few holes in the morning.

    Saturday afternoon.

    Big picture Saturday around noon.

Weather Observations for December 8, 2019 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters      -7, Winds were 25-40 KPH NNE--Horstman Hut
2180 meters      -7, Winds were 15-20 KPH N--Whistler Peak
1860 meters      -3, Winds were 10-20 KPH NNE --Rendevous 
1835 meters      -5, Winds were  calm KPH NNE--Round House
1650 meters      -4, 1 cm in 12 Hrs, 2 cm in 24 Hrs, Base 40 cm --Pig Alley
1560 meters .    -3, 1 cm in 12 Hrs, 2 cm in 24 Hrs, Base   9 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters      -1, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +2.0, 2.4mm of precip yesterday.

    As of 07:15 Hrs this am we have scattered cloud and unlimited visibility.


A Pacific upper level ridge will bring mostly sunny skies for today in a Nort-Northwesterly flow aloft. The FL will likely climb to around 1200 meters with day time heating. Ridge holds for tomorrow with a mix of sun and cloud. A weak front is forecasted for Tuesday and Wednesday, with a slightly stronger frontal band for Thursday. Guesstimates: 0 cm by Monday morning, 0 cm by Tuesday morning, 1-4 cm by Wednesday morning.

    GOES IR image this am.

     High has pushed into our zone for today.

    Fronts along the coast.

    High in control for Monday.

        Low sends cloud our way on Tuesday.


   An avalanche buried a hiker in Ghugach Park, Alaska. Article below.                             Net Pic


    If your not sure of something, ask the patrol!!

    Cougar Chutes and Purple Haze--we need some snow ASAP.

    Cafe Cliffs.

From Avalanche Canada MIN Report:

Local Observations: Dec 7, 2019


An avalanche buried a hiker in Alaska: Chugach State Park

Three ski tourers were caught in an avalanche and went for a ride: Italy

Avalanche concerns grow as snowfall continues in B.C. Interior: Avalanche Canada

SAC issues avalanche warning with the expected weather: Lake Tahoe

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