15 Apr 2020

April 15, 2020

    YESTERDAY:

    Early Tuesday morning.

    Cloudier to th Northeast.

    Looking nice to the South.

    More cloud eventually moved in from the Northeast.

    Mount Fee in the afternoon.

    Tuesday April 14, 2020. 14:00 Hrs. +13 at 660 m. +7.2 with a 10-15 KPH West wind at 1835m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Big picture Tuesday afternoon.

    Alpha lake.

    Quite cloudy before sunset.



Weather Observations for April 15, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters    -4, Winds were 55-95 KPH N--Horstman Hut
2180 meters    -3, Winds were 30-50 KPH NNE--Whistler Peak
1860 meters     0, Winds were 40-60 KPH N --Rendezvous 
1835 meters    -1, Winds were 10-20 KPH ENE--Round House
1650 meters     0, 0 cm in 12 Hrs,    0 cm in 24 Hrs, Base 241 cm --Pig Alley
1560 meters   +2, 0 mm in 12 Hrs, 0 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 167 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters    -1, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +15.3, 0.0 mm of precip yesterday.

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


FORECAST:

The upper level ridge has strengthened once again with warm sunny weather is a dry Northerly flow aloft. The blocking pattern will continue into Friday when an upper level low will slide over the ridge bringing cloudy weather with some light precipitation Friday night into early Saturday morning. Low exits very quickly and the ridge rebuilds for Saturday afternoon into Sunday. More unsettled weather next week with periods of light precipitation and seasonable temperatures. Guesstimates: no precip until Friday night.


    GOES IR image from this am.


    High pressure with warming temperatures for today.





    Fronts along the coast.

     High dominating the weather pattern, another warm sunny day.





     High moves Northwest with low sliding in with a cloudy day on Friday.




   AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Old wet loose in West Bowl. No new avalanches observed. Minor wet loose on steep solar aspects

    Old wet loose on Sylvan & Sudan.


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Green Lake will be ice free soon.

    Very thin ice, will disappear quickly.



    Yesterday it was being pushed onto the Northwest side of the lake.

    Even with the clouds to the East it was a nice day.

    Just before sunset.


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