A break in the storm

Whistler Weather forecast

After quite a storm during the last few days finally a break, before a trailing cold front hits Friday which will produce more snow and wind.

A cool and unstable westerly flow will persist today. Precipitation will taper off tonight as a weak ridge of high pressure builds towards the coast. A warm front will brush the south coast Thursday. Flurries are expected Saturday in the cool westerly flow in the wake of this next front. Another front will bring more snow on Sunday.

Long Range..
April is poised to start with a bang, a westerly flow with cool temps will persist through next week. Expect more snow piling up through next week......

Valley bottom..

Current Conditions
Observed at: Whistler 7:00 AM PDT Wednesday 31 March 2010

Condition:Light Snow
Pressure / Tendency:100.8 kPa / rising
Visibility:16 km
Dew Point:-0.4°C

Today:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries changing to 30 percent chance of rain showers this morning then cloudy periods. High plus 4.

Tonight:Cloudy periods. Low minus 4.

Thursday:Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers changing to 60 percent chance of flurries in the evening. High plus 5.

Friday:Snow or rain. Low minus 1. High plus 4.

Saturday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low zero. High plus 5.

Sunday:Periods of rain. Low zero. High 8.

Monday:Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. Low plus 4. High 10.

Tuesday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers mixed with flurries. Low plus 3. High 10.

Historical Data
Yesterday Max:3.7°C
Precip.:1.3 mm
Normals Max:9°C
Today Sunrise:6:51

Alpine Today..Cloudy with a few flurries.
Snowfall accumulation trace to 2 cm.
Alpine high near minus 5.
Freezing level rising to 1000 metres.
Mountain top winds light westerly.
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