12 Oct 2020

October 12, 2020

     PAST WEEK:

      Monday October 5, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 11 with a 10-20 KPH SE wind. + 14 in the valley.

      Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

     Tuesday October 6, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 12 with a 5-15 KPH South wind. + 16 in the valley.

      Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

     Wednesday October 7, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 13 with a 5-10 KPH N breeze. + 17 in the valley.

     Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

      Thursday October 8, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 7 with a 15-30 KPH SE wind. + 14 in the valley.

     Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

      Friday October 9, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 4 with a 20-50 KPH ESE wind. + 11 in the valley.

     Satellite image from the same timeframe as above image.

     Big picture Friday afternoon.

     Saturday October 10, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. 0 Deg C with a 25-45 KPH SSW wind. + 11 in the valley.

     Satellite image from same timeframe as above image.

     Sunday October 11, 2020. 14:30 Hrs. - 2 with a 15-30 KPH ESE wind. + 6 in the valley.


    

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

  • 2180 meters     -4, Winds were 20-25 KPH N--Whistler Peak
  • 1835 meters     -2, Winds were 15-20 KPH SW--Round House
  • 1650 meters     -1, 10.5 mm in 12 hrs, 17.2 mm in 24 hrs. --Pig Alley
  •   660 meters.   +2, Max temp yesterday was + 7.5, 11.2 mm recorded yesterday
     As of 07:15 Hrs this am we have clear skies and unlimited visibility. Valley cloud.



FORECAST:

Unsettled weather for today, sunny this am with cloud moving in later today in a Westerly flow aloft. Vigorous front arrives onshore tonight with some strong winds and fluctuating freezing levels into Tuesday. More snow for the alpine!! This system should push through by Tuesday evening bringing a dry but cloudy Wednesday. Weak ridge for Thursday with unsettled weather. Models are not aligned for Friday into the weekend but good chance a trough pushes through Friday with periods of light rain. Saturday will likely be wet as well before some ridging on Sunday. Guesstimates: 5-10 mm by Tuesday am, 5-15 mm by Wednesday am, 0-trace by Thursday am, 0-2 mm by Friday am, 5-10 mm by Saturday am, 5-10 mm by Sunday am.


     GOES IR image from this am.

      High pressure for this am, cloud moving in eventually.





      Fronts along the coast.

      Low will bring cool wet weather for Tuesday.





      Cloudy Wednesday as the high pushes the moisture to the North.



     Weak ridging on Thursday, might see the sun for some of the morning hours. 

      Ridging for Thursday, low still pushing in just North of our zone.

      Another front for Friday with periods of light rain.

      Saturday will likely be a wet day. ?

      High may bring some periods of sunshine for Sunday. ?


     AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

     New Zealand Avalanche Advisory


     INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

     Sunrise Monday Oct 5, 2020 was at 07:19 Hrs. + 9. Stratus layer was lifting.


      Fall sunset Southern Ontario.

     Tuesday 08:30 Hrs. + 10. Mostly cloudy in the am.

     Sunrise Wednesday, 07:22 Hrs. +9 Deg C.

      Thursday sunrise was at 07:23 Hrs. + 6 Deg C.

      Friday sunrise was at 07:25 Hrs. + 4 Deg C.

     Saturday sunrise 07:26 Hrs. + 0.4 Deg C.

     Sunrise Sunday, 07:28 Hrs. -2.7 Deg C.




     
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VIDEOS:

Freeskier airs over avalanche: Aymar Navarno

Avalanche takes skiers through: Trees


ARTICLES:

La Nina Advisory Oct 8, 2020--85%: NOAA

Awesome webinar series from October-March: Avalanche Canada

Snowboarders charged for starting an avalanche above the Eisenhower Tunnel: Colorado 

A World without avalanche closures: Wyoming

Could this drone save lives on ski slopes in the Alps: France

The "Ibiza of the Alps" preps for a more subdued ski season: Austria

Dust Dampens albedo effect, spurs snowmelt in the heights of the Himalayas: Science Daily

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