12 Apr 2020

April 12, 2020

    YESTERDAY:

    Early Saturday morning.

    Almost more water than ice at the South end of Green Lake.

    Spindrift early Saturday morning. 100+ KPH winds at 2240 meters.

    Blue Bird Day.

    Fissile Saturday afternoon.

    Saturday April 11, 2020. 16:00 Hrs +10 at 660 m. 1835 m -0.6 with a 10-20 NNW Wind.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Big picture Saturday afternoon.

    Kind of looks like a face!

    Alpenglow on Wedge.


Weather Observations for April 12, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters   -11, Winds were 35-50 KPH N--Horstman Hut
2180 meters   -10, Winds were 25-45 KPH N--Whistler Peak
1860 meters     -7, Winds were 30-40 KPH N --Rendezvous 
1835 meters     -8, Winds were 10-25 KPH N--Round House
1650 meters     -2, 0 cm in 12 Hrs,   0 cm in 24 Hrs, Base 245 cm --Pig Alley
1560 meters     -2, 0 mm in 12 Hrs, 0 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 168 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters     -5, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +11.4, 0.0 mm of precip yesterday.

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


FORECAST:

High pressure will continue to bring sunny weather for today in a Northerly flow aloft. The freezing level will go up to around 1600 meters today, possibly a bit higher with warmer temperatures being the norm over the next few days. Onshore flow tomorrow will bring dry cloudy weather, chance of some showers Tuesday night is now unlikely. A mix of sun and cloud Wednesday with nice weather for the foreseeable future. Guesstimates: No precipitation for the next week.


    GOES IR image from this am.


     Groundhog Day. High still in command.





    Fronts along the coast.

     High still there but some cloud is expected to spill over the top.





     High moves slightly West but will see  mix of sun and cloud with warm temperatures. 


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    A soldier has been buried in an avalanche in Northern India. Article below.                       Net Pic

    Looks like some more activity in the Poop Chutes.

    Recent snowballing.

    Alpenglow.


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Serious spindrift Saturday am. Strong outflow winds.

    Green lake changed a lot overnight.

    North winds pushed the ice onto the South Shore.



    Melting and breaking up quickly.

    Cracks are very cool .

    Looks like an icebreaker carved it up.

    Alta Lake is breaking up as well.

     Looks like a pair of Eagles may have taken up residence.



Local Submissions:

No new Submissions


VIDEOS:

Old footage, but a large: Avalanche

The Fraser Valley farm Forecast: David Jones



ARTICLES:

Indian Army searching for a soldier buried in an avalanche: Sikkim, Northern India

This mountain rescue shows what can go wrong during the COVID-19 Crisis: Colorado

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