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Strong onshore flow will produce flurries to the south coast mountains today through tonight. An intense low will approach southern Vancouver island overnight and move inland near the US border Thursday morning resulting in possible heavy snowfall accumulations. The main hit will go south according to computer models.

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Alpine Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Snow developing this evening.
Alpine temperature low minus 10.
Snowfall accumulation 10 to 20 cm.
Freezing level at valley bottom.
Mountain top winds easing to southerly 30 km/h.

5 Day Trend..Another low will track to the south Thursday night with more snowfall. Northwest flow behind the low will keep this area mainly dry on Friday. A weak front will spread flurries on Saturday and a stronger front will bring snow on Sunday with a warming trend.

Horstman Hut
Temp -14.1 c
Wind: 37.5 km/ph
Gust: 55.2 km/ph

Valley bottom
Current Conditions
Observed at: Whistler 3:00 PM PST Wednesday 31 December 2008

Condition:Cloudy
Temperature:-1.8°C
Pressure / Tendency:101.4 kPa / rising
Visibility:24 km
Humidity:86%
Dew Point:-3.9°C
Wind Speed:calm
Forecast
Issued: 4.00 PM PST Wednesday 31 December 2008

Tonight:Periods of snow. Amount 5 cm. Low minus 4.

Thursday:Periods of snow ending in the afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Amount 5 cm. High minus 1.

Thursday night:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6.

Friday:A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. High minus 3.

Saturday:Flurries. Low minus 10. High minus 3.

Sunday:Snow. Low minus 4. High minus 2. Historical Data
Yesterday Max:-0.5°C
Min:-3.9°C
Precip.:0.0 mm
Normals Max:-1°C
Min:-7°C
Today Sunrise:8:11
Sunset:16:19
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    Periods of snow all week

    Whistler Weather forecast

    Rain or snow will continue today with freezing levels lowering once again this afternoon with the passage of a cold front.
    Unsettled conditions in the wake of the front will continue to produce flurries through Sunday. Another pacific front will spread snow to the alpine beginning Sunday evening.

    Observed at: Whistler 8:00 AM PST Saturday 27 December 2008

    Condition:Light Snow 
    Temperature:-3.2°C 
    Pressure / Tendency:100.4 kPa / rising 
    Visibility:10 km 
    Humidity:93% 
    Dew Point:-4.2°C 
    Wind Speed:calm

    Forecast

    Today:Flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. High zero. 

    Tonight:Flurries. Amount 5 cm. Low minus 2. 

    Sunday:Periods of snow. Amount 5 to 10 cm. High minus 1. 

    Monday:Flurries. Low minus 3. High minus 3.

    Tuesday:Periods of snow. Low minus 3. High minus 1. 

    Wednesday:Snow. Low minus 2. High minus 1.

    Historical Data

    Yesterday Max:
    -5.0C
    Min:
    -16.4C
    Precip.:
    9.9 mm

    Normals Max:
    -1C
    Min:
    -7C

    Today Sunrise:
    8:11
    Sunset:
    16:16
    Today..Periods of Snow.
    Alpine high minus 5.
    Snowfall accumulation 5 cm.
    Freezing level near valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds southwest 30 to 40 km/h.

    5 Day Trend..Snow will continue on Monday as the pacific frontal system moves through the region. A broad upper trough will produce unsettled conditions on Tuesday before another system spreads snow to the region later in the day. Freezing levels will rise Wednesday along the coast bringing a brief change to rain for the Northshore Mountains. Snow will ease on Wednesday afternoon with the passage of the front.


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    Snow

    Whistler Weather forecast

    An approaching warm front will spread snow to the alpine beginning later this morning. Freezing levels will also rise overnight giving a change to rain for the Northshore mountains. Rain or snow continues through Saturday with a cold front moving through the south coast Saturday night. Freezing levels will once again lower in the wake of the cold front.

    Current Conditions

    Observed at: Whistler 10:13 AM PST Friday 26 December 2008

    Condition:Light Snow Temperature:-10.7°C
    Pressure / Tendency:101.8 kPa /
    Visibility:5 km
    Humidity:90%
    Dew Point:-12.0°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Forecast

    Issued: 5.00 AM PST Friday 26 December 2008

    Today:Cloudy. Snow beginning this morning. Amount 5 cm. High minus 4.

    Tonight:Snow. Amount 5 cm. Temperature rising to zero by morning.

    Saturday:Snow mixed with rain ending in the evening then cloudy and 60 percent chance of flurries. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High plus 1.

    Sunday:Periods of snow. Low minus 3. High minus 2.


    Monday:Snow. Low minus 2. High minus 1.

    Tuesday:Periods of snow. Low minus 4. High minus 1.

    Historical Data

    Yesterday Max:
    -5.7°C
    Min:
    -14.2°C
    Precip.:
    0.0 mm

    Normals Max:
    -1°C
    Min:
    -7°C

    Today Sunrise:
    8:10
    Sunset:
    16:15

    Today Alpine..Cloudy. Snow developing this morning.
    Alpine high minus 8.
    Snowfall accumulation 5 cm.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds southwest 20 km/h increasing to 60 km/h this afternoon.
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    Snow tonight

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A frontal system will bring increasing cloudiness today.
    The system will spread snow over the South Coast Mountains tonight and Wednesday.

    Current Conditions
    Observed at: Whistler 8:00 AM PST Tuesday 23 December 2008

    Condition:Shallow Fog
    Temperature:-16.8°C
    Pressure / Tendency:101.5 kPa / falling
    Visibility:24 km
    Humidity:85%
    Dew Point:-18.7°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Forecast
    Issued: 5.00 AM PST Tuesday 23 December 2008

    Today:Increasing cloudiness this morning. High minus 8.

    Tonight:Cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this evening. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Low minus 10.

    Wednesday:Periods of snow. Amount 5 to 10 cm. High minus 5.

    Thursday:A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 10. High minus 4.

    Friday:Snow. Low minus 6. High minus 2.

    Saturday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 4. High minus 2.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-4.9°C
    Min:-14.4°C
    Precip.:0.0 mm
    Normals Max:-1°C
    Min:-6°C
    Today Sunrise:8:10
    Sunset:16:13

    Alpine Today..Becoming cloudy this morning.
    Alpine temperature steady near minus 13.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds southwest 20 km/h.

    5 Day Trend..An upper trough will bring flurries to the area Thursday. A disturbance will bring periods of snow to the South Coast mountains Friday. Unsettled conditions are expected Saturday in the wake of the disturbance.
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    -17c this morning

    Whistler Weather forecast

    Mainly sunny skies are expected today under a cold arctic airmass. Alpine temperatures will remain near minus 20 today and tonight. Slight warming is expected on Saturday as a low pressure system approaches the coast giving increased cloud in the afternoon.


    Snow will spread over the region early Sunday morning as the low pressure system moves onto the coast. Snow will taper to a few scattered flurries on Monday. A second low pressure system will reach the coast on Tuesday spreading more snow to the alpine.

    Current Conditions
    Observed at: Whistler 8:00 AM PST Friday 19 December 2008

    Condition:Clear
    Temperature:-16.6°C
    Pressure / Tendency:102.5 kPa / rising
    Visibility:24 km
    Humidity:73%
    Wind Chill:-24
    Dew Point:-20.3°C
    Wind Speed:E 11 km/h
    Forecast
    Issued: 5.00 AM PST Friday 19 December 2008

    Arctic outflow warning in effect.

    Today:Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 25.

    Tonight:Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 20. Wind chill minus 29.

    Saturday:Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the day. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 15. Wind chill minus 29.

    Sunday:Periods of snow. Low minus 20. High minus 11.

    Monday:A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 12. High minus 7.

    Tuesday:Snow. Low minus 10. High minus 5.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-9.8°C
    Min:-13.4°C
    Precip.:0.0 mm
    Normals Max:-1°C
    Min:-6°C
    Today Sunrise:8:07
    Sunset:16:11
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    Arctic Outflow warning

    Whistler Weather forecast

    Arctic Outflow Warning

    An arctic ridge of high pressure will give mainly clear skies with cold temperatures to the south coast today through Tuesday. Extreme windchill values close to -35 degrees are expected over the alpine today and tonight.

    Current Conditions

    Observed at: Whistler 7:00 AM PST Monday 15 December 2008

    Condition:
    Clear

    Temperature:
    -12.5°C

    Pressure / Tendency:
    102.7 kPa / rising

    Visibility:
    24 km

    Humidity:
    40%

    Wind Chill:
    -18

    Dew Point:
    -23.4°C

    Wind Speed:
    NE 9 km/h

    Forecast

    Issued: 5.00 AM PST Monday 15 December 2008
    Arctic outflow warning in effect.

    Today:
    Sunny. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 25.

    Tonight:
    Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 16. Wind chill minus 25.

    Tuesday:
    Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late in the day with 60 percent chance of flurries late in the evening. High minus 9.

    Wednesday:
    A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 14. High minus 11.

    Thursday:
    Sunny. Low minus 19. High minus 14.

    Friday:
    Sunny. Low minus 19. High minus 13.


    Historical Data

    Yesterday

    Max:-9.6°C
    Min:-12.3°C
    Precip.:0.0 mm
    Normals

    Max:0°C
    Min:-6°C
    Today

    Sunrise: 8:05
    Sunset: 16:10

    5 Day Trend...A weak upper disturbance will move in from the north on Wednesday spreading a few light flurries. Arctic ridge of high pressure will rebuild on Thursday bringing back sunny skies and cold temperatures lows to -18c Thursday through Friday.

    Alpine this morning

    Horstman Hut -22c
    Top of Peak -24.5c
    Winds 30km/ph gusting 50-60 km/ph from the northeast
    Today..Sunny.
    Alpine high minus 16.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds northwest 15 km/h.
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    Arctic air

    Whistler Weather forecast
    Current Conditions
    Saturday 13 December 2008
    Cold Arctic air streaming out of coastal valleys

    Condition:Cloudy
    Temperature:-9.7C
    Pressure / Tendency:100.7 kPa / falling
    Visibility:24 km
    Humidity:62%
    Wind Chill:-18
    Dew Point:-15.6C
    Wind Speed:NE 22 km/h

    Forecast

    Today:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 8. Wind chill minus 15.

    Tonight:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill minus 23.

    Sunday:Cloudy with sunny periods. Clearing in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 13. Wind chill minus 25.

    Monday:Sunny. Low minus 17. High minus 12.

    Tuesday:Sunny. Low minus 16. High minus 7.

    Wednesday:Periods of snow. Low minus 16. High minus 10. H

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-0.1C
    Min:-2.5C
    Precip.:7.9 mm
    Normals Max:0C
    Min:-6C
    Today Sunrise:8:03
    Sunset:16:10

    Cold Arctic air prevails over the region today bringing partly sunny skies and very cold temperatures. A weak upper disturbance crosses the region late in the day bringing isolated flurries. The Arctic ridge of high pressure rebuilds on Sunday bringing mostly sunny skies and cold temperatures.

    5 Day Trend..The ridge of high pressure and cold arctic air remain over the region on Monday and Tuesday bringing sunny skies and cold temperatures. A low pressure system passes through the area on Wednesday bringing periods of snow.

    Tonight..Cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries.
    Alpine low minus 23.
    Snowfall accumulation trace to 2 cm.
    Freezing level valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50.
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    Westerly flow

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A westerly flow aloft will maintain generally cloudy skies with isolated flurries today through Thursday. Another system arrives Friday morning bringing up to 10cm of snow before arctic air invades the area Saturday.

    Condition:Cloudy
    Temperature:1.6°C
    Pressure / Tendency:103.2 kPa / rising
    Visibility:24 km
    Humidity:99%
    Dew Point:1.4°C
    Wind Speed:calm

    Forecast
    Wednesday 10 December 2008

    Today:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. High plus 3.

    Tonight:Cloudy. Low minus 1.

    Thursday:Cloudy with sunny periods. High plus 1.

    Friday:Snow. Low minus 5. High minus 1.

    Saturday:Sunny. Low minus 7. High minus 6.

    Sunday:Sunny. Low minus 13. High minus 9.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:1.6°C
    Min:0.5°C
    Precip.:4.1 mm
    Normals Max:0°C
    Min:-6°C
    Today Sunrise:8:00
    Sunset:16:10

    Alpine:
    Today..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries. Alpine high minus 2.
    Freezing level surface. Mountain top winds southwest 10 km/h becoming light and variable this afternoon.

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    Snow for the alpine tonight

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A cold front will cross the south coast tonight bringing snow and cooler temperatures. Flurries will end Sunday as a ridge of high pressure begins to build in from the west

    A warm front will sweep across the south coast early Tuesday. Rising freezing levels will result in rainy weather in the alpine on Tuesday. A cooling trend will set in on Wednesday with freezing levels near mid-mountain as a front stalls over or near the south coast. This storm should bring significant accumulations toward Friday evening.

    Current Conditions

    Moderate Rain/ Sleet

    Temperature:
    2.0°C

    Pressure / Tendency:
    101.6 kPa / falling


    Humidity:
    97%


    Dew Point:
    1.5°C

    Wind Speed:
    SSW 3 km/h

    Forecast

    Issued: 4.00 PM PST Saturday 6 December 2008

    Tonight:
    Periods of rain becoming mixed with a few wet flurries overnight. Low plus 2.

    Sunday:
    Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers or wet flurries. High plus 3.

    Sunday night:
    Cloudy. Low minus 1.

    Monday:
    Cloudy. High plus 1.

    Tuesday:
    Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low minus 1. High plus 1.

    Wednesday:
    Cloudy. Low minus 1. High plus 3.


    Historical Data

    Yesterday

    Max:

    * 3.5°C

    Min:

    * 1.1°C


    Precip.:

    * 11.9 mm



    Normals

    Max:

    * 0°C


    Min:

    * -5°C



    Today

    Sunrise:

    * 7:56


    Sunset:

    * 16:11
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    ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions today and Thursday.
    A disturbance will approach the coast Friday morning resulting in an increased chance of precipitation.
    Temperature:
    -1.8°C
    Pressure / Tendency:
    103.2 kPa / rising
    Humidity:
    71%
    Wind Chill:
    -2
    Dew Point:
    -6.4°C
    Wind Speed:
    SW 2 km/h

    Forecast

    Issued: 4.00 PM PST Wednesday 3 December 2008

    Tonight:
    Clearing early this evening. Low minus 6.
    Thursday:
    Sunny with cloudy periods. High plus 1.
    Thursday night:
    Increasing cloudiness early in the evening. Low minus 4.
    Friday:
    Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 1.
    Saturday:
    Rain mixed with snow. Low zero. High plus 3.
    Sunday:
    Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low minus 1. High plus 2.

    Historical Data

    Yesterday
    Max:
    • 6.5°C
    Min:
    • -0.4°C
    Precip.:
    • 0.3 mm
    Normals
    Max:
    • 0°C
    Min:
    • -5°C
    Today
    Sunrise:
    • 7:52
    Sunset:
    • 16:12








    Tonight..Clear.
    Alpine low minus 6.
    Freezing level at valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds northeast 20 km/h.
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