Approaching Pacific Low
Synopsis..Mainly Cloudy Skies Tonight Ahead Of An Approaching Pacific Low That Is Expected To Bring Periods Of Rain And Strong Mountain Top Winds By Late Thursday Afternoon. An Upper Trough Of Low Pressure Will Dominate Through Saturday Resulting In A Few Showers. A Ridge Of High Pressure Will Then Begin To Build On Sunday Bringing Drier Conditions.
A grouse enjoys local wildflowers
Observed at: Whistler 7:00 PM PDT Wednesday 30 July 2008
Pressure / Tendency:101.8 kPa / rising
Wind Speed:SSE 6 km/h
Tonight:Cloudy. Low 10.
Thursday:Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High 16. UV index 4 or moderate.
Thursday night:Periods of rain. Low 9.
Friday:Cloudy with 70 percent chance of showers. High 16.
Saturday:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 10. High 18.
Sunday:Sunny. Low 7. High 23.
Thursday..Cloudy. Periods Of Rain Developing Near Noon.
Alpine High Plus 5.
Rainfall Amount 2 To 5 Mm.
Freezing Level 2500 Metres.
Mountain Top Winds Rising To Southeast 50 Km/H Gusting To 80 In The Afternoon.
Wednesday 30 July 2008
**Rockslide on Sea to Sky highway**Highway closed for up to 5 days**
Updated Highway Conditions