28 Nov 2020

November 28, 2020

     PAST TWO DAYS:

     Mostly overcast but great conditions for November 26, 2020.

      Satellite image from Thursday afternoon.

      More weather on the way.

     Friday November 27, 2020.

      Image from Friday afternoon, looks good but dry.


Weather Observations for November 28, 2020 taken at 06:30 Hours.


  • 2180 meters      -7,  Winds were 20-25 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
  • 1835 meters      -6,  Winds were   5-20 KPH SE--Round House
  • 1650 meters      -7,  8 cm in 12 hrs, 8 cm in 24 hrs. Base 88 cm--Pig Alley
  • 1570 meters      -4,  6 cm in 12 Hrs , 6 cm in 24 Hrs. Base 54 cm--Catskinner
  •   660 meters.      0,  Max temp yesterday was +4.5, 4.6 mm recorded yesterday
      There is a glitch with the WB weather site. Will be a delay in my posts until it is fixed.

      As of 07:30 Hrs this am we have some high scattered cloud and unlimited visibility.



FORECAST:

Ridge builds into the area today in a Westerly flow aloft. Unsettled weather with a mix of mostly sunny skies and some cloud with the FL hovering in the 1000 m range. The FL should drop back down to surface tonight. Unsettled Sunday morning with a warm upper trough arriving around noon with periods of light precipitation developing into moderate precipitation by early Monday morning.  Some precip Monday morning with weak ridging by the afternoon. Ridge strengthens by Tuesday/Wednesday.

 Guesstimates: 0 cm by Sunday am, 10-20 cm by Monday morning, 2-6 cm by Tuesday am.


     GOES IR image from this am.


      Unsettled Saturday with a mix of sun and cloud. 





      Fronts along the coast.

      Warm upper trough arrives Sunday afternoon.






       Warm high pressure begins to build Monday, strengthening by Tuesday/Wednesday. 


      AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

      No Known activity to report.


     INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

      Good conditions outside the boundary on Blackcomb on opening day.. 


      Please stick to the program, we want to ski & board all winter!!!

      Bushrat Friday afternoon. Some parts of the alpine are looking pretty good. Still Early season!!!

      Some sunny breaks on Friday.



LOCAL MIN REPORTS:

Gin Peak: Nov 25, 2020

Windy: Nov 27, 2020


VIDEOS:

The Whistler Weather Story, Nov 27, 2020: David Jones

Snowboarder triggerd avalanche Nov 26, 2020: Berthoud Pass, CO


ARTICLES:

Be Wary of Wind's Ways: Powder Cloud

Multiple human caused avalanches occur in Colorado as Backcountry Season gets rolling: Out There

Avalanche courses in Covid Times: WildSnow

Revy launches program to support Avalanche Canada: Powder Cloud

The future for Ski Resorts with Covid-19 restrictions this winter 2020-2021: The Coronavirus Effect

Europe's Ski Resorts are facing the season from Hell: CNN

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