29 Apr 2021

April 29, 2021


      08:00 Hrs. +6 Deg C at 660 m. 0 at 1650 m. 0 at 1835 m. -3 at 2180 m.

     08:00 Hrs in the alpine.

     10:00 Hrs. +8 Deg C at 660 m. +1 at 1650 m. +1 at 1835 m. -2 at 2180 m.

      12:00 Hrs. +8 Deg C at 660 m. +2 at 1650 m. +2 at 1835 m. +2 at 2180 m.

     Overcast but dry in the am.

     14:00 Hrs. Showers. +8 Deg C at 660 m. +2 at 1650 m. +2 at 1835 m. 0 at 2180 m.

      Satellite from same timeframe as above.

      Showers in the afternoon.

     16:00 Hrs. Light rain. +8 Deg C at 660 m. +2 at 1560 m. +3 at 1835 M. 0 at 2180 m.

Weather Observations for April 29, 2021 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     +2, Winds were 30-35 KPH SSW--Whistler Peak 
1835 meters     +4, Winds were 10-25 KPH S--Round House
1650 meters     +2,  2.3 mm in 12 Hrs, 3.3 mm in 24 Hrs, Base 232 cm --Pig Alley
  660 meters     +6, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +8.9, 2.2 mm of precip yesterday.

      As of sunrise 05:51 Hrs in the alpine we have obscured skies and limited visibility.


A weakening warm front and building ridge to the South will bring a dry unsettled day in a Westerly flow aloft. The FL will spike today above the local peaks with mostly overcast skies, and the occasional sunny break. Another front pushes through tonight with periods of light precipitation into Friday morning. Precipitation should ease by Friday afternoon with a mix of cloud, sun and showers. Periods of light rain Friday night into Saturday morning with unsettled weather developing Saturday afternoon into Sunday. Guesstimates: 4-8 mm by Friday am, 1-3 mm by Saturday am, 0-trace by Sunday am, 1-3 mm by Monday am. 

      GOES image from this am.

      Dry unsettled day with mostly cloudy skies. Warm!

      Westerly flow aloft.

     Unsettled with some showers.

      High has some influence Saturday with unsettled weather. Breaks in the afternoon.


No new observed avalanche activity locally, but check out the recent Sz 3 near Canmore.

     Mt McGillivry, from AC MIN Reports.                                                                      QTurner Image


      08:00 Hrs in Pemberton. +9 Deg C. High on Tuesday was +16.3 Deg C.

     Cloud layer hung out at around 1200 meters in the am.

     Cloud layer barely moved all day. 


No new local MIN reports as of 07:00 Hrs.



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