10 Apr 2020

April 10, 2020

   YESTERDAY:

    A few clouds around in the morning on Thursday.

    Got bluer as the day progressed.

    Horstman Hut to the top right.

    Another warm awesome afternoon.

    Fissile.


    Thursday April 9, 2020. 16:00 Hrs. + 18 Deg C at 660 m. 1835 m+8.2 Deg C with a 5-15 W wind.

    Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

    Big picture Thursday afternoon.

    Later in the day.

    Mount Currie < Click for information.

    Alpenglow Thursday evening.


Weather Observations for April 6, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     0, Winds were 5-15 KPH WSW--Horstman Hut
2180 meters   +1, Winds were 5-15 KPH NNW--Whistler Peak
1860 meters   +2, Winds were  5-10 KPH S --Rendezvous 
1835 meters   +2, Winds were    0-5 KPH S--Round House
1650 meters   +1, 0 cm in 12 Hrs,   0 cm in 24 Hrs, Base 257 cm --Pig Alley
1560 meters   +2, 0 mm in 12 Hrs, 0 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 176 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters    -1, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +18.3, 0.0 mm of precip yesterday.

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


FORECAST:

Unsettled weather for today with a mix of sun and cloud in a Westerly Flow aloft.We will see a gradual increase in cloud as the day progresses.  A weak shortwave trough arrives tonight and will quickly push through early Saturday morning. The ridge rebounds back with sunny skies in a cool North/Northwest flow aloft. The blocking pattern resumes for at least another week with dry sunny or some days, cloudy weather. Guesstimates: Trace to 2 mm of precipitation by Saturday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    Mix of sun and cloud with increased clod tonight as a weak trough moves down the coast tonight.



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    Fronts along the coast.

     Ridge rebuilds on Saturday for a nice sunny day, cooler temps.





     Ridge pulls back a bit allowing some cloud to move in, but remains dry.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    1 Ski tourer goes for a ride on Mt. Tallac, California. Report below.                                    SAC Pic

    On Whistler, up to Sz 1 wet loose on steep solar aspects.

    New snowballing on Triplex Area.

    New snowballing on Lower Disease Ridge.


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Green Lake is melting quickly.

    New activity on Phalanx Ridge.

    Black Tusk < click for info.



    High yesterday at 660 meters was +18.3 Deg C, the low was -1.5 Deg c.


Local Submissions:


No new submissions.

VIDEOS:

Whistler in the 90's: Whistler Museum Archives



ARTICLES:

3 skiers trigger a slab on Mt Tallac, South Tahoe Backcountry. California

This is not the time to take risks'--Backcountry skier rescued: California

Are Ski Areas responsible for the spread of COVID-19: Powder

Snowmobiler caught in avalanche, carried into trees: Denver CBS

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