10 Aug 2020

August 10, 2020

    PAST WEEK:

    Monday Aug 3, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 11.2 Deg C with a 10-25 West wind. + 18 Deg C in the valley.

    Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

    Tuesday August 4, 2020. 13:00 Hrs. + 14.8 Deg c with a 10-20 KPH West wind. + 26 at 660 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Wednesday August 5, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 14 Deg C with a 10-15 KPH SW wind. + 25 at 660 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Thursday August 6, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 9.2 Deg C with a 5-20 KPH South wind. +15 at 660 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Friday August 7, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 5.1 Deg C with a 5-15 KPH SE wind. + 13 Deg C at 660 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Saturday August 8, 2020. 13:00 Hrs.

    Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

    Sunday August 9, 2020. 14:30 Hrs. + 12.5 Deg C with a 15-30 KPH SW wind. + 23 in the valley.

    Satellite image taken at same timeframe as above image.

    Big picture Sunday afternoon.


Weather Observations for August 10, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters        +6, Winds were 15-30 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
1835 meters        +9, Winds were 15-25 KPH SW--Round House
1650 meters      +10, 0.0 mm of rain, 0.0 mm in 24 hrs. --Pig Alley
  660 meters      +10, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was + 24.2, 0.0 mm of precip yesterday.


   Sunrise this am 05:54 Hrs. Broken cloud and unlimited visibility.


FORECAST:

Weak ridging will bring a mix of sun and cloud for today into Tuesday in a North Westerly flow aloft. Unsettled Wednesday with an increase in cloud cover with a weak trough arriving on Thursday with some isolated showers?  The ridge begins to rebuild on Friday, might strengthen Saturday but unsure with present models.  Sunday looks like a nice day as of now. Guesstimates: No rain until Thursday. trace-2 mm by Friday morning. 0 mm Saturday ? & Sunday.


    GOES IR image from this am.


     Weak high pressure for today, mix of sun and cloud.





    Fronts along the coast.

     High will bring another day of sun and cloud Tuesday.





     Low pushes in for an increase in cloud cover on Wednesday.



     Low will bring some showers to the area on Thursday.

    This model shows the high dominating, time will tell.

    High for Saturday ?, low does swing down a bit.

    High for Sunday.


    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    New Zealand Avalanche Advisory


    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

    Monday Noon, a cool +6 with a 20-30 KPH  West wind at 2180 meters.

    Tuesday. Significant melt in the past two weeks.

    Early Wednesday morning, looking like a fine summer day. Recent rock fall in Glacier Bowl.

    Wednesday evening, Lake Simcoe.

    05:30 Hrs Thursday morning. rain on the way.

    Thursday 19:00 Hrs. 12.1 mm recorded at 660 mm, 19.9 mm at 1570 m, 27.9 mm at 1650 m.

    Friday 13:30 Hrs. Afternoon shower. 0.5 mm recorded at 660 m.

    Saturday morning, 09:00 Hrs. +1.

    Sunday 07:30 Hrs. + 4.7 Deg C.

    A fast pontoon boat!!!


ARTICLES:

Aspen Highlands Ski Patrol honors exchange Patroller killed in Bariloche: Colorado

CDOT to install remotely controlled avalanche mitigation system on Co 145: Lizard Head Pass

Drone-Mounted UWB Snow Radar: JEWA

Coronavirus impact on Skiing & Snowboarding: Planet Ski

Mont-Blanc Massif Glacier threatens to collapse: Courmayeur

How backcountry biking is almost like skiing: Wild Snow

Upcoming La Nina Winter: Cliff Mass Weather Blog

NOAA ENSO Update: August 3, 2020

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