9 Aug 2021

August 9, 2021

      PAST WEEK:

      Monday August 2, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +19 Deg C at 1835 m.

      Tuesday August 3, 2021. 13:00 Hrs. +32 Deg C in the valley.

      Wednesday August 4, 2021. 12:00 Hrs. +21 Deg C at 1835 m.


     Thursday August 5, 2021. 15:00 Hrs. +29 Deg C in the valley.

      Friday August 6, 2021. 15:00 Hrs. +10 Deg C at 1835 m.

      Saturday August 7, 202. 12:00 Hrs. +14 Deg C in the valley. Raining!


      Sunday August 8, 2021. 12:00 +10 Deg C at 1835 m.



Weather Observations for August 9, 2021 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2180 meters     +6, Winds were 5-10 KPH S--Whistler Peak 
1835 meters     +8, Winds were   0-5 KPH W--Round House
1650 meters     +9,  0 mm in 12 Hrs, 0 mm in 24 Hrs --Pig Alley
  660 meters   +14, Valley Temp, Max temp Yesterday was +19.9, 0.6 mm of precip yesterday

11.5 mm of rain recorded August 6-8 at Nesters Weather Station.

      As of 07:00 Hrs we have overcast skies and variable visibility.




FORECAST:

An upper level ridge begins to build offshore with unsettled weather for Southern B.C. in a Northerly flow aloft. Mostly cloudy today with some sunny breaks as the ridge slowly builds back in the area. The freezing level will hover in the 4000 meter range rising to 5000+ meters by mid week. Tuesday will see more sun than cloud as the ridge builds with warmer temperatures and clearer skies by Wednesday. Thursday and Friday will see temperatures back up into the mid 30's. The high should remain in the area until early next week with seasonable temperatures on the weekend. One model suggests some showers Saturday and Sunday, time will tell!


      GOES image from this am.


      High pressure begins to push in today, unsettled weather!! 






      Northerly flow aloft.


        High slowly pushes in for Tuesday, mix of sun and cloud.





      High strengthens, sunny with warm temperatures.




      Sunny and warm Thursday, turn up the heat!!


      High shifts East slightly Thursday.


      High for Friday, could be the hottest day of the week. 

     High pressure in control, low to the South pushes up the coast. Cooler flow.


      High appears to shift East but likely nice weather with seasonable temperatures for Saturday.


      High still influencing the zone on Sunday, cooler with some cloud in the mix.


      AVALANCHE ACTIVITY:

      Recent avalanche activity in New Zealand.


      Avalanche Advisory: New Zealand



      INFORMATION & OBSERVATIONS:

      Monday, some smoke in the valley. +27 Deg C in the valley.


     Tuesday 13:00 Hrs. +21 Deg C at 1835 m. West-South West flow aloft helping with smoke.

      Wednesday Noon. +32 Deg C in the valley.

      Still smoke in the air in Southern Ontario.


     Thursday 15:00 Hrs. +18 Deg C at 1835 m.

      Lake Simcoe.


      Friday 15:00 Hrs. +20 Deg C in the valley. 0.2 mm of rain recorded at Nesters weather station.

      Saturday Noon, +9 Deg C at 1835 m. Moist Day.

       Sunday 06:00 Hrs. +11 Deg C. 10.7 mm of rain recorded Saturday at Nesters Weather Station.

      Noon Sunday. +18 Deg C in the valley.




VIDEOS:

Snow Avalanche: Everest

Dhaulagiri Base Camp Avalanche: Everest

Rock slide takes out road: India

Rock slide filmed by Paraglider: France

Calving ice: Warming Climate


ARTICLES:

Avalanche rating in some areas up to high with new dump: New Zealand

Flathead Avalanche Center reflects on season of "Remarkably Reactive Snowpack": Montana

Avalanche Rescue Device: REscue SYSTem

Russia Arctic losing billions of tons of ice as climate warms: Science Daily

"Megaseca"in the Andes leave the peaks without snow: Drought

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