9 Nov 2020

November 9, 2020


      PAST WEEK:

      Monday November 2, 2020. 12:30 Hrs. +7 with a 20-40 South wind. +12 in the valley.

      Satellite image from the same timeframe.

      Tuesday November 3, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. 0 Deg C with a 10-30 SE wind. +4 in the valley.

      Satellite image from the same timeframe.

      Wednesday November 4, 2020. 12:00 Hrs. + 3 with a 20-55 KPH NNE wind. +9 in the valley.

      Satellite image from Wednesday afternoon.

      Thursday November 5, 2020. 13:00 Hrs. -2 with a 20-75 KPH NNW wind. +7 in the valley.

      Satellite image from the same timeframe as above.

      Friday November 6, 2020. 14:45 Hrs. -3 with a 15-20 KPH NNE wind. + 5 in the valley.

     Satellite image from Friday afternoon.

      Saturday November 07, 2020. 14:00 -8 with a 10-30 ESE wind. + 2 in the valley.

     Satellite image from the same timeframe.

      Sunday November 8, 2020. -7 with a 10-25 KPH NNE wind. + 3 in the valley.

      Satellite image from same timeframe.

      Bigger picture Sunday afternoon. Cold air and moisture will bring snow to the valley Monday night.


Weather Observations for November 9, 2020 taken at 06:00 Hours.

  • 2180 meters      -9,  Winds were 25-30 KPH SW--Whistler Peak
  • 1835 meters      -5,  Winds were 10-20 KPH SSW--Round House
  • 1650 meters      -5,  0.0 mm in 12 hrs, 0.0 mm in 24 hrs. --Pig Alley
  •   660 meters.     -2,  Max temp yesterday was +3.5, 0.0 mm recorded yesterday

Precipitation Values recorded at 660 meters last week.
Nov 3.    27.3 mm
Nov 4.    25.7 mm
Nov 5.      4.5 mm


     As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have high overcast and unlimited visibility.


FORECAST:

A weak front with arctic air will bring periods of  light snow today in a North Westerly flow aloft. A weak trough will bring unsettled weather Tuesday morning with high pressure building for Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday. Another weak frontal band arrives Thursday with periods of snow.  Looking unsettled Friday into Saturday with another weak front arriving Sunday. Guesstimates: 4-8 cm by Tuesday morning, 0 mm by Wednesday am, 0 mm by Thursday am, 8-12 cm by Friday am, 2-4 cm by Saturday am, 2-4 cm by Sunday am. We may see a more active frontal band next Monday.


      GOES IR image from this am.


      Weak front today with some cold arctic air will bring snow to the valley.





      Fronts along the coast.

      Unsettled Tuesday morning as a trough leaves the area with the ridge rebuilding.





      Ridge rebuilds Wednesday.



      Frontal band on Thursday. Warmer but should see snow to the valley.

      We might see unsettled weather by Friday, this model is looking like more precip. Time will tell!

      Unsettled for Saturday.

      Will likely see some snow on Sunday.


     AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

      First reported skier triggered avalanche in Colorado. Article Below.                           CAIC Image


      INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

      Mount Currie Monday afternoon. Front is moving in.

     Sunrise 07:06 Hours Tuesday. -0.6 with a 30-50 KPH SE wind. Snowing!!!

      Snowline worked its way down on Tuesday.

      Wednesday sunrise 07:08 Hrs. +5 Deg C with a 15-45 KPH ENE wind.



      Thursday sunrise 07:07 Hrs. -2 with a 20-75 KPH NNW wind.

      Valley Trail at Green Lake on Thursday am.

      Friday sunrise 07:11 Hrs. -7 with a 5-15 KPH WNW wind.

      Feeling like winter, Cold enough to make snow.

      Saturday sunrise 07:13 Hrs. -9 with a 10-25 KPH SW wind. 

     Very keen!!! 

      Sunday sunrise 07:14 Hrs. -12 with a 15-45 KPH North wind.

      Sunday Afternoon.




VIDEOS:

Explanation of Pieps DSP Concerns: Nick McNutt



ARTICLES:

Skier triggered avalanche in Colorado: CAIC

Backcountry Skiing Accident sadly claims another life: Montana

Alpine Canada sending teams home amid growing Covid-19 concerns: CBC News

Coronavirus impact on skiing and snowboarding, Nov 9, 2020: Planet Ski


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