26 Apr 2020

April 26, 2020

    YESTERDAY:

    A wet grey Saturday morning.

    Between 08:00-09:00 Hrs 2.1 mm recorded at 1650 Meters.

    Saturday April 25, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. +7 at 660m. -0.6 with a 20-45 ESE wind at 1835 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Big picture Saturday afternoon.

    Thunder in the distance at 12:45, followed by some hail.

    Hail at around 13:00 Hrs.

   Wet mid afternoon.

    Wall of cloud with steady precipitation.

    Rained most of the day.

    Some breaks in the evening.

    Last light, sunset was at 20:21 Hrs.


Weather Observations for April 26, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters    -6, Winds were 30-40 KPH ESE--Horstman Hut
2180 meters    -6, Winds were 35-45 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
1860 meters    -5, Winds were 10-20 KPH S --Rendezvous 
1835 meters    -4, Winds were 20-35 KPH SE--Round House
1650 meters    -2, 3.7 mm in 12 Hrs, 16.4 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 221 cm --Pig Alley
1560 meters    -2, 3.2 mm in 12 Hrs, 14.2 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 144 cm--Catskinner
  660 meters   +3, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +8.8, 9.0 mm of precip yesterday.

6 cm recorded at Pig Alley in 24 hrs.


    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and variable visibility.


FORECAST:

Unsettled weather this am as the high pushes into the low in a Westerly flow aloft. The freezing level could rise to 1800 meters dropping back down to 1200 meters tonight. Mostly cloudy today, some breaks this morning with showers later this am. Brunt of the precipitation will come tonight into early Monday morning. Monday is looking wet with periods of light precipitation drying out with some breaks later in the afternoon/evening into Tuesday morning. Mostly cloudy Tuesday with some rain showers during the afternoon. Mostly dry Tuesday with another frontal band arriving in the afternoon into Wednesday. A series of weak frontal bands with breaks in between are forecasted for most of next week into the weekend. Guesstimates: 5-10 mm by Monday morning, 3-6 mm by Tuesday morning, 1-3 mm by Wednesday morning.



    GOES IR image from this am.


     Mostly cloudy Sunday with a front arriving later this afternoon. Record warmth to the South.



    Fronts along the coast.

     Cold front passes through on Monday.




      Weaker front on Tuesday.





    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    Wet snow above 1600 meters Saturday morning. Some Sz 1-1.5 Na Nc observed later in the day.

    Limited observations but some Sz 1-1.5 in the new snow. 




    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Finally some overdue moisture.

    Green Lake Saturday morning.

    Dried out later in the day.

   Yellow Rumped Warbler.

    Nice breaks in the evening.



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