24 Aug 2020

August 24, 2020

    PAST WEEK:

    Monday August 17, 2020. 13:30 Hrs. + 17 with a 10-20 KPH SW wind. + 28 at 660 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Tuesday August 18, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 15. 4 Deg C with a 10-20 KPH SSW wind. + 25 at 660 m.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Wednesday August 19, 2020. 13:30 Hrs. + 14.7 Deg C with a 10-15 SSW wind. + 23 at 660 m.

    Satellite image from Wednesday afternoon.

    Thursday August 20, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 9.9 Deg C with a 5-20 KPH SE wind. + 16 in the valley.

    Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

    Friday August 21, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 6.7 Deg C with a 20-50 KPH East wind. + 16 in the valley.

    Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

    Saturday August 22, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 6.2 Deg C with a 15-20 SW wind. + 16 in the valley.

    Satellite image from the same timeframe as above.

    Sunday August 23, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 9.1 Deg C with a 5-10 KPH ENE wind. + 17 in the valley.

    Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.



Weather Observations for August 24, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     +4, Winds were 5-10 KPH S--Whistler Peak
1835 meters     +5, Winds were 5-15 KPH SSW--Round House
1650 meters     +6, 0.3 mm of rain, 0.3 mm in 24 hrs. --Pig Alley
  660 meters    +11, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was + 20.8, 0.0 mm of precip yesterday.


    Sunrise 06:15 Hrs this am. Overcast with some isolated rain showers.


FORECAST:

A weak dry upper level trough in a Southwesterly flow aloft will bring a mix of sun and cloud for today. A few isolated showers this morning but should not last long. The lingering upper trough remains in the area into Tuesday/Wednesday. A weak ridge may build for Thursday into Friday but with the same combination of sun and cloud.  Another weak trough for Friday into Saturday with some models calling for isolated showers. Short form, unsettled for the week with just below average temperatures. Another chance of some showers by next Sunday/Monday. You could be living in Prince Rupert which has no sun forecasted for this next week.  Guesstimates: trace-1 mm early this am,  0 mm Monday afternoon-Sunday. Trace-1 mm by Monday morning.


    GOES IR image from this am. A few showers early this am then drying out.


     Lows to the West & North, Surface high to the East & South. Unsettled weather for Monday.





    Fronts along the coast.

     Tuesday unsettled, Lows to the West and North. Surface high still pushing back.





     High to the West begins to develop.



     High strengthens on Thursday.





    High seems to maintain strength into Saturday.

    May see some showers on Sunday.



    AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

    New Zealand Avalanche Advisory



    INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

     Virtual Snow Science Workshop, Register September 1, 2020 at this site: VSSW 2020

    Monday + 16.3 Deg C with a 25-40 KPH South wind at 13:30 Hrs.

    Sunset Tuesday evening.

    Tuesday sunset Lake Simcoe.

    Sunrise Wednesday, 06:08 Hrs. + 8 Deg C.

    Light rain Thursday morning, 06:00 Hrs. +9 with 3.4 mm at 1650 m.

    Friday 07:00 Hrs. + 8.3 Deg C with a 15-30 KPH ESE wind. 12.4 mm recorded at 660 m yest.

    Friday night sunset Southern Ontario.

    Saturday 06:00 Hrs + 10 Deg C.  43.00 mm recorded at 660 meters Friday August 21, 2020.

    Sunday morning sunrise was at 06:14 Hrs. + 6.1 Deg C with a 0-5 KPH ENE wind.

    Building thunder clouds Sunday evening over the East shore of Lake Simcoe.


ARTICLES:

Mammut Pushes Barryheart 3.4 Firmware Update: Barryvox + Barryvox S

Modelling avalanche protection in forests: EPFL Students

Avalanche alert for NSW this weekend: Australia

Avalanche risk warning for alpine areas: New Zealand

SAS Australia production is under threat as risk of avalanches issued in NSW: Snowy Mountains

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