5 Jul 2021

July 5, 2021

      PAST WEEK:

      Monday June 28, 2021. 13:30 Hrs. +28 Deg C at 1835 m.

      Tuesday June 29, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +37 Deg C at 660 m. High of 42.9 Deg C.

      Wednesday June 30, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +21 Deg C at 1835 m.

     Thursday July 1, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +20 Deg C at 660 m. High of + 24 Deg C.

     Friday July 2, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +14 Deg C at 1835 m.

     Saturday July 3, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +26 Deg c in the valley.

      Sunday July 4, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +15 Deg C at 1835 m.

Weather Observations for July 5, 2021 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters   +11, Winds were 0-5 KPH S--Whistler Peak 
1835 meters   +11, Winds were 0-5 KPH W--Round House
1650 meters   +11, 0 mm in 12 Hrs, 0 mm in 24 Hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters   +14, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +28.8, 0.0 mm of precip yesterday.

      As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have broken cloud and unlimited visibility. Looks smokey to the North.


Weak trough for today with unsettled weather in a Westerly flow aloft. The freezing level will hover just below 4000 m. Good chance of some showers around noon. Weak upper ridging will bring a mix of sun and cloud for Tuesday with dry weather expected. Weak disturbance passes through Wednesday with unsettled weather and showers. Mixed bag again for Thursday with dry weather but cloudy periods mixed in with sunny periods. Weak ridging for Friday with unsettled weather and warmer temperatures. This trend carries through into early next week. Hopefully lightning storms will stay away!!          Guesstimates: trace-1 mm by Tuesday am, 0-trace by Wednesday am. trace-1 mm by Thursday am. 

      GOES image from this am.

      Weak trough to the East will bring unsettled weather with some showers for today?.

      South Westerly-Westerly flow aloft with unsettled weather, chance of thunderstorms.

      Weak ridging along the coast should keep low and thundershowers to our East for Tuesday.

      Unsettled Wednesday with good chance of some showers in the mix. 

       Unsettled Thursday, likely some cloudy periods with sunny periods in the mix. Dry?

      High should bring back warmer temps and a mix of sun and cloud on Friday.

      Mix of sun and cloud for Saturday.

      Mix of sun and cloud for Sunday.


       Slab avalanche in the Tongariro area in NZ.                                                            Tyler Waters Pic

    Avalanche Advisory: New Zealand


      Monday 13:30 Hrs. +37 Deg C in the valley. High of 41.2 Deg C at 660 m.

      Tuesday 12:00 Hrs. +28 Deg C at 1835 m. High of +30 in the afternoon.

      Wednesday sunrise 05:06 Hrs. Smoke in the mountains, McKay Creek Fire. What will July bring?

      Lytton Fire June 30, 2021.

      Wednesday Noon. + 28 Deg C at 660 m.

      05:30 Hrs Thursday, Canada Day. Stratus clouds should cool things off! 

     Lake Simcoe has had its share of clouds recently.

      07:00 Hrs Friday. Stratus layer still hanging over the valley.  +9 Deg C at 2180 m.

     12:00 Hrs Friday. +24 Deg C at 660 m. Cloud layer burned off.

      Saturday 12:00 Hrs. +14 Deg C at 1835 m.

      Sunday 12:00 Hrs. +27 Deg C at 660 m. High of +28.8.

     Sunset Sunday evening Lake Simcoe.


Avalanche rescue: Arva Rescue Gear

Backcountry skiing on Mt BoyongAustralia


Avalanche of ice injures three hikers in Golden Ears Park: British Columbia

Being avalanche aware this winter: New Zealand

Skiers warned to be aware of avalanches: NZ

Using poker to make better decisions in complex avalanche terrain: Avalanche Geeks

180 active wildfires in B.C.: CBC News

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