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    Continued cool with flurries

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Cold Upper Trough Will Remain Over The Region Through Monday Giving Mostly Cloudy Skies And Scattered Flurries With Light Snowfall Accumulations.
    Wind Pillows high on a glacier Mar 22

    Drier And Milder Conditions Are Expected As A Weak Ridge Of High Pressure Builds Over Southwestern Bc. Skies Will Be Mostly Clear Overall But Some Light Flurries Cannot Be Ruled Out At Times Especially On Thursday. Temperatures Will Recover To Near Normal Values.

    Chasing the pow

    A ridge of high pressure aligned north to south over the north coast and just west of the south coast will maintain its position.
    Moderate to strong north to northwest winds will persist in the South and light to moderate west to northwest in the north.

    Valley
    Tonight..Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 5.
    Monday..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 4.
    Monday night..Clearing near midnight. Low minus 7.

    Tonight..Cloudy Periods With A Chance Of Flurries.
    Alpine Low Minus 11.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace.
    Freezing Level 800 Metres Lowering To Valley Bottom This Evening.
    Mountain Top Winds Light.

    Monday..Mainly Cloudy With A Few Flurries Then Partial Clearing In The Evening.
    Alpine High Minus 7.
    Snowfall Accumulation 3 To 5 Cm.
    Freezing Level Near Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds Light.

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    Cool And Unstable Airmass

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Cool And Unstable Airmass Will Maintain Mostly Cloudy Skies And Flurries Today Through Thursday. A Weak Cold Front Will Approach The Coast Late Thursday Spreading Periods Of Snow To The Region Thursday Night.

    A broad trough of low pressure will remain over the gulf of Alaska.
    A weak disturbance over the Queen Charlottes will cross the north coast this morning. A developing frontal system is forecast to approach the Queen Charlottes tonight.

    Today Alpine..Flurries.
    Alpine High Minus 6.
    Snowfall Accumulation 2 To 5 Cm.
    Freezing Level Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds South 10 To 30 Km/H.

    Whistler valley.
    Today..A few flurries changing to a few rain showers near noon.
    Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High plus 3.
    Tonight..A few rain showers changing to a few flurries this evening.
    Snowfall amount 2 cm. Low minus 1.
    Thursday..Cloudy with sunny periods and 40 percent chance of flurries
    changing to rain showers late in the morning. Periods of snow
    beginning late in the day. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High plus 4.

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    Snow Tapering Off


    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Frontal System Will Move Through The Area This Morning With Snow Tapering Off To A Few Flurries. In The Wake Of The Front A Cool And Unstable Airmass Will Continue To Give A Few Flurries Through Tuesday.

    A weak front over southern Vancouver Island will move across the Lower Mainland today. Strong southeast winds ahead of the front will shift to moderate westerlies today in the wake of the front. Winds will ease to light tonight as a ridge of high pressure builds over the south coast tonight. Meanwhile a broad trough of low pressure over the gulf of Alaska will stall off the north island.

    Today..A Few Flurries.
    Alpine High Minus 4.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace To 2 Cm.
    Freezing Level Valley Bottom Rising To 1400 Metres This Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds Southwest 30 Km/H.

    Valley.
    Today..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to rain showers this morning. High plus 4.
    Tonight..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers changing to flurries overnight. Low zero.
    Tuesday..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries changing to rain showers in the morning. High plus 5.

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    Increasing clouds

    Whistler Weather forecast

    An Approaching Frontal System Will Spread Cloud Over The Region Today With Periods Of Snow Beginning Late In The Day. Snow Will Taper Off Monday Morning Once The System Passes However Flurries Will Persist Through The Day In An Unstable Onshore Flow.

    A ridge of high pressure in a northeast to southwest line over the northern tip of Vancouver Island will continue to move eastward and cross the south coast by tonight. A pacific front just west of the northern offshore waters will move across the north coast today and through the south coast tonight while weakening.

    Today..Increasing Cloudiness This Morning. 40 Percent Chance Of Flurries This Afternoon.
    Alpine High Minus 5.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace.
    Freezing Level Valley Bottom Rising To 900 Metres This Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable Becoming Southwest 20 Km/H This Afternoon.
    Tonight..Periods Of Snow.
    Alpine Low Minus 7.
    Snowfall Accumulation 5 To 8 Cm.
    Freezing Level Lowering To Valley Bottom This Evening.
    Mountain Top Winds Southwest 30 To 50 Km/H.


    5 Day Trend..The Unstable Onshore Flow Will Continue To Give Flurries At Times Heavy To The Region Tuesday Through Thursday.

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    Mostly Cloudy With Occasional Flurries

    Whistler Weather forecast

    Mostly Cloudy With Occasional Flurries

    A Weak Low Pressure System Over The Region Will Result In Scattered Flurries Over Higher Terrain Through Saturday.

    A broad trough of low pressure along the north coast to northern Georgia strait and thence southward is moving eastward 15 to 20 Knots and weakening.

    Tonight.. Mostly Cloudy With Occasional Flurries.
    Alpine Low Minus 7.
    Snowfall Accumulation 1 Or 2 Cm.
    Freezing Level Lowering To Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable.

    Saturday..Cloudy With Sunny Periods And Occasional Flurries.
    Alpine High Minus 4.
    Snowfall Accumulation 1 Or 2 Cm.
    Freezing Level 1000 Metres.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable Increasing To Southwest 25 Km/H In The Afternoon.

    A Weak Ridge Of High Pressure Will Temporarily Improve Conditions Saturday Night Into Sunday Morning. However, Another Low Pressure System Will Reach The Coast Sunday Afternoon Resulting In Snow Persisting Through Monday. Cool And Unsettled Conditions Will Yield More Flurries On Tuesday.

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    Occasional Flurries

    Whistler Weather forecast


    A Weak Ridge Of High Pressure Will Cross The Coast Today Giving Generally Dry Conditions. The Ridge Moves Inland On Thursday As A Trough Of Low Pressure Becomes Established Along The Coast Giving Occasional Flurries Across The Region.

    A ridge of high pressure along the bc coast this morning will be pushed eastward as a pacific front moves across offshore waters today. The front will move to the north and central coast this evening.

    Today..Cloudy. 30 Percent Chance Of Flurries.
    Alpine High Minus 6.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace To 1 Cm.
    Freezing Level At Valley Bottom This Morning Increasing To 900 Metres This Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds Southerly 20 Km/H Gusting To 30 Km/H Early This Morning Becoming Southwest 10 Km/H This Afternoon.

    Thursday..Cloudy. 60 Percent Chance Of Flurries.
    Alpine High Minus 5.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace To 2 Cm.
    Freezing Level Near Valley Bottom Increasing To 1000 Metres In The Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable.


    5 Day Trend..On Friday The Trough Will Move Slowly South Maintaining Cooler And Unsettled Conditions. Another Weak Ridge Of High Pressure Brings Improving Conditions On Saturday And Early Sunday Before Another Pacific Frontal System Spreads Precipitation Across The Area Sunday Evening.

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    Periods of snow tonight

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Frontal System Approaching The Bc Coast Will Spread Clouds And Periods Of Snow Or Rain To The Area Today And Tonight. A Ridge Of High Pressure Building In From The West Will Provide Mainly Dry Conditions To The Area On Saturday.

    A strong pacific frontal system will move across the offshore waters this morning and reach the mainland coast later today. A weak ridge of high pressure will build to the west of Vancouver Island tonight.

    Today Alpine..Cloudy. 40 Percent Chance Of Flurries This Afternoon.
    Alpine High Minus 2.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace To 2 Cm.
    Freezing Level Near Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable.

    Tonight..Periods Of Snow.
    Alpine Low Minus 4.
    Snowfall Accumulation 2 To 5 Cm.
    Freezing Level Near Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds Southwest 20 To 40 Km/H Becoming Light And Variable Near Midnight.

    Saturday..Cloudy With 40 Percent Chance Of Flurries In The Morning.
    Becoming A Mix Of Sun And Cloud In The Afternoon.
    Alpine High Minus 2.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace To 1 Cm.
    Freezing Level Valley Bottom Rising To 1500 Metres In The Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable.

    Sunday.. A Mix Of Sun And Cloud.
    Freezing Level 1600 Metres.

    Valley..
    Whistler.
    Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. High 8.
    Tonight..Periods of rain. Temperature steady near plus 3.
    Saturday..Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of showers in
    the morning. High 8.

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    Spring time

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Ridge Of High Pressure Will Give Mainly Sunny Skies Today. A Very Weak Front Will Move Across The South Coast Spreading Some Clouds This Afternoon Through Tonight. A Stronger Front Will Bring Increased Cloud And Flurries Or Rain Showers Late Friday.

    A ridge of high pressure will remain anchored over southern sections of the south coast today. Meanwhile a pacific frontal System over the west coast of Queen Charlotte Islands will slowly cross the north coast today while weakening. A brief easing of the winds will occur behind this frontal system before the next stronger pacific frontal system approaches from the west tonight.

    Mt Cayley and Pyroclastic

    Today..Sunny With Clouds Periods.
    Alpine High Plus 2.
    Freezing Level Valley Bottom Rising To 2100 Metres In The Afternoon. Above Freezing Layer Between 1500 And 2300 Metres This Morning.
    Mountain Top Winds Southwest 30 To 40 Km/H.

    The Remnants Of The Front Will Continue To Give A Chance Of Flurries Or Rain Showers Saturday Morning. Skies Will Begin To Clear Later On Saturday As A Ridge Of High Pressure Briefly Builds Over The Regions. Another Weak System Will Give A Chance Of Flurries Or Rain Showers On Sunday. A Stronger System Will Move Across The Bc Coast Spreading Periods Of Rain To The Region On Monday.

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    Sunshine

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Ridge Of High Pressure Will Remain Over The Region Today Through Thursday. A Very Weak Front Will Move Over The South Coast Thursday Afternoon To Give Some Cloudy Periods.

    Today..Sunny.
    Alpine High Plus 1.
    Freezing Level Valley Bottom Rising To 2500 Metres This Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds North 20 Km/H Becoming Light And Variable This Afternoon.
    Tracks down the Curtain glacier

    Thursday..Sunny With Cloudy Periods.
    Alpine High Plus 2.
    Freezing Level 2400 Metres Lowering To 2000 In The Afternoon.
    Mountain Top Winds Southwest 20 Km/H Increasing To 40 Late In The Day.

    A Stronger Front Will Bring Increased Cloud And Flurries Or Showers Late In The Day On Friday Through Saturday Morning. Skies Will Begin To Clear Later On Saturday As A Ridge Of High Pressure Briefly Builds Over The Region. Another System Will Give Rain Or Snow To The Region On Sunday.

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    Increasing Clouds this afternoon

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A Ridge Of High Pressure Will Give Way To An Approaching Warm Front Late This Afternoon Spreading Snow With Slightly Rising Freezing Levels. A Cold Front Crosses The Region On Monday Spreading Snow And Falling Freezing Levels.
    AKP finishes off the banana chute
    A northeast to southwest ridge will remain over the Lower Mainland today. Meanwhile a pacific front west of the Charlottes this morning will slowly move to central coast today. The trailing cold front Will cross the south coast tonight through Monday morning.

    McBride Range and Misty Icefeild

    Alpine..
    Today..Increasing Cloudiness. 40 Percent Chance Of Flurries Late This Afternoon.
    Alpine High Minus 7.
    Snowfall Accumulation Trace.
    Freezing Level Near Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable.

    Tonight..Periods Of Snow.
    Alpine Low Minus 8.
    Snowfall Accumulation 5 Cm.
    Freezing Level At Valley Bottom.
    Mountain Top Winds Light And Variable Becoming Southwest 30 To 50 Km/H This Evening.

    Valley..
    Today..Increasing cloudiness. High plus 4.
    Tonight..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Periods
    of snow beginning overnight. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Low minus 2.
    Monday..Periods of snow changing to rain showers late in the morning
    and ending late in the day then cloudy. Snowfall amount 2 cm. High
    plus 4.

    5 Day Trend..A Ridge Of High Pressure Begins To Build On Tuesday And Holds Through Wednesday Bringing Sunny Skies. An Approaching Frontal System Is Forecast To Spread A Slight Chance Of Showers Or Flurries On Thursday.

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