44 cm of new in 48 hrs is all ways welcome around here.
Two masses of air collided over Whistler last night and today producing a good snowfall.
All terrain and lifts opened today with the exception of Symphony chair.
A cool 24 hrs is next with plummeting temperatures tonight and tomorrow.
-17C at Roundhouse 6pm; however the coolest air will only stay for a day.
Alpine Thursday..Cloudy with sunny periods becoming mainly sunny in the afternoon.
Alpine high minus 6. Windchill minus 25 in the morning.
Freezing level valley bottom.
Winds northeast 20 to 30 km/h shifting to southwest 10 to 20 km/h late in the afternoon.
Colder Arctic air is also becoming more entrenched across the area on the wings of a cold front moving southwards across the South Coast mountains. The accompanying cold dry outflow winds will help to shunt the cloud and snow out of the region later tonight and Thursday along with a return to sunnier conditions.
Pressure / Tendency:100.9 kPa / rising
Wind Speed:NE 10 km/h
Issued: 4.00 PM PST Wednesday 25 February 2009
Tonight:Periods of snow ending near midnight then cloudy. Amount 2 cm. Windy. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus 17 this evening.
Thursday:Clearing early in the morning. High minus 2.
Thursday night:A few clouds. Low minus 8.
Friday:A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 3.
Saturday:Periods of snow. Low minus 6. High plus 2.
Sunday:Rain showers or flurries. Low plus 1. High plus 4.