7 Jun 2021

June 7, 2021

     PAST WEEK:

      Monday May 31, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. High overcast. +21 Deg C at 660 m. 

     Tuesday June 1, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +26 Deg C at 660 m.

      Wednesday June 2, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. +27 Deg C at 660 m. +10 at 2180 m.

      Thursday June 3, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +11 Deg C at 1835 M. +24 Deg C in the valley.

      Friday June 4, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. Unsettled. + 15 Deg C at 660 m. 0 Deg C at 2180 m.

      Saturday June 5, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. Unsettled, showers. +1 Deg C at 1835 m. +12 in the valley.

      Sunday June 6, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. +9 Deg C at 660 m. -1 at 2180 m.


Weather Observations for June 7, 2021 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters      -3, Winds were 10-15 KPH S--Whistler Peak 
1835 meters      -2, Winds were     0-5 KPH ENE--Round House
1650 meters       0, 2.2 mm in 12 Hrs, 2.7 in 24 Hrs, Base 99 cm --Pig Alley
  660 meters     +5, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +10.2 Deg C, 0.6 mm of precip yesterday.



       As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and variable visibility.


FORECAST:

An upper low to our South will bring cool unsettled showery weather for today in a Southerly flow aloft. The freezing level will hover in the 1800 - 2000 meter range. Some models are calling for the possibility of some thunder storms. Clouds, sunny breaks and showers are in the mix for most of the week. The upper level trough will continue moving North Tuesday with showers and cool temperatures for Southern B.C. The broad upper trough on the coast will continue to send cool unsettled weather our way for most of the week. Warmer sunny weather will hopefully return by next Monday. Guesstimates: trace-1 mm by Tuesday am, 1-4 mm by Wednesday am, trace -2 mm by Thursday am, trace-1 mm by Friday am, 1-3 mm by Saturday am, trace-1 mm by Sunday am, trace-1 mm by Monday am.


      GOES image from this am.


      Cool unsettled weather for today with some showers. 








      Southerly flow aloft.


              Low to our South will continue to bring cool unsettled weather with showers for Tuesday.







      More of the same for Wednesday.



.           Ground hog day for Thursday.

      June weather.


      Friday might be the wettest day with mostly overcast skies.

.        Unsettled for Saturday with a low off the coast.


.       More of the same for Sunday.


      AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

     Locally wet loose and wet slabs have been observed in the past week.


                  An avalanche in France has killed a soldier. Article below.                    Net Pic



      INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

     Keeners lined up at 08:00 Hrs, Monday May 31, 2021 for opening day of the bike park.

     Blue Bird Tuesday June 1, 2021. Mount Fee. High in the valley was + 30.1 Deg C.

     Mix of sun and cloud Wednesday afternoon.  High in the valley was +28.3 Deg C.

      Mix of sun and cloud Thursday am. High in the valley was +25.2 Deg C.


      Broad upper trough pushing in on Friday am. Showers at 09:45 hrs. High in the valley was + 15.5.

      Dusting Saturday am. Cool unsettled weather with showers and sunny breaks. High in valley +14.

      Dusting Sunday am, cool unsettled weather. Showers!! High in the valley was +10.2 Deg C.


VIDEOS:

Slow moving wet slab in Colorado: Beartooth Pass


ARTICLES:

Fatal avalanche incident in the Beaufortain: France

Two Alberta climbers died doing what they loved: Mount Andromeda

Mountain Conditions report for the Coast Mountains: June 3, 2021

Number of fatal avalanches has doubled in one year: France

An avalanche has injured two people in the Tatras: Poland  Need to hit translate button.

Reading between the lines: Large-magnitude avalanche events

Winter arrives early prompting avalanche warnings: New Zealand

How drone technology benefits the World's largest ski area: Val Thornes

Micro-Mechanical insights into dynamics of crack propagation in snow fracture experiments: Nature.Com

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