Happy New Year
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.
Special Avalanche warning South coast mountains..
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.
Temp -14.1 c
Wind: 37.5 km/ph
Gust: 55.2 km/ph
Observed at: Whistler 3:00 PM PST Wednesday 31 December 2008
Pressure / Tendency:101.4 kPa / rising
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