Weather Observations for September 15, 2017 taken at 06:00 Hours.
2240 meters +1, Winds were 10-15 KPH NE --Horstman Hut
1860 meters +4, Winds were 10-15 KPH ENE--Rendevous
1550 meters +5, RH 58%--Catskinner
660 meters +2, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +21.6, 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest
An offshore high will bring dry sunny weather into Saturday with a Northerly Flow aloft. Will likely see some clouds in the mix for Saturday. The ridge will begin to break down on Sunday allowing a low pressure system to push through on Sunday and Monday. The upper trough on Sunday and Monday will bring wet conditions to the area with a cold front, and the freezing level dropping to below the highest peaks in our area. We will likely get our first dusting in the alpine for the 2017/18 season. A Northwest flow aloft will bring unsettled weather to the area Tuesday into Thursday. Wednesday has the potential to see the most showers. Looking like a fall weather pattern for the Autumnal Equinox which is officially on September 22, 2017 at around 13:02 Hours.
Monday September 18, 2017 Update:
Upper trough will bring unsettled weather to the area in a Westerly flow aloft. Fall like weather with cooler temperatures, a mix of sun and cloud with the chance of some showers. Flow will likely shift on Thursday with a drier Northerly flow aloft into Friday. Snow in the mountains today with -4 recorded at 2240 meters, -2 at 1860 meters, and 0 Deg at 1550 meters as of 07:00 Hrs this am. 9.7 mm of precip recorded at 660 meters on Sunday.
OBSERVATIONS & INFORMATION:
After 8 months of working on organising an Avalanche Awareness Conference in Whistler for October 28, 2017 I had to pull the pin. Sadly, I could not get enough Industry or Government support to have such an event in Whistler. To all those who did support the effort, Thank You Very Much.
I feel that this type of event is very important and I will continue to try to make it happen for the fall of 2018. If anyone has any ideas or can put me in touch with companies that may be willing to help make this a reality it would be much appreciated.
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