Weak System/ Sun Sunday

Whistler Weather forecast

A weakening frontal system over the south coast will give the chance of flurries to the alpine today. The next low pressure system will spread snow to the region overnight through Saturday afternoon most of the moisture will be well to the south in Washington state, and the cascade mountains.

A ridge of high pressure will give mostly sunny skies on Sunday. Another front will spread periods of snow to the alpine on Monday with a more direct hit resulting in locally good accumulations, a few flurries will linger into Tuesday morning.

Temperatures in the alpine will remain cool through mid day Monday. Freezing levels should stay between 500 and 700m throughout the forecast period.

Winds should increase to strong from the NW as the system passes through.

10 pm Friday
Temperature:2.4°C
Pressure / Tendency:101.8 kPa / falling
Humidity:84%
Dew Point:-0.1°C
Wind Speed:SSW 4 km/h

Forecast Valley
Issued: 4.00 PM PDT Friday 27 March 2009

Tonight:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Low zero.

Saturday:A few flurries ending near noon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. High plus 4. UV index 3 or moderate.

Saturday night:Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries early in the evening. Clearing overnight. Low minus 7.

Sunday:Sunny. High 6.

Monday:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low minus 7. High plus 5.

Tuesday:A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Low minus 2. High 6.

Wednesday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers mixed with flurries. Low plus 1. High 9.

Thursday:A mix of sun and cloud. Low plus 1. High 9.

Historical Data
Yesterday Max:6.4°C
Min:-5.7°C
Precip.:0.0 mm
Normals Max:9°C
Min:-2°C
Today Sunrise:6:59
Sunset:19:35
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    The aftermath of the big storm

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    Whistler Weather forecast

    After a barage of endless storms all week it looks like it's clearing out. Winds in the alpine reached over 150 km/ph at 5pm today. The temperature at the top of peak was -10C at 9pm.

    A cold front will move across the South Coast late this afternoon. Drier conditions and lower freezing levels are expected in the wake of the front tonight. An upper disturbance will cross the region Saturday into Sunday giving a few flurries to alpine regions.

    Avalanche danger will be high for Saturday in the Alpine and below treeline after receiving around 120cm during the week.
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    Alpine Saturday.. A mix of sun and cloud. Chance of a flurry near midday. Snowfall amount trace.
    Alpine high minus 5.
    Freezing level 900 metres.
    Mountain top winds light and variable.


    Current Conditions
    Temperature:0.1°C
    Pressure / Tendency:101.1 kPa / rising
    Humidity:86%
    Wind Chill:-1
    Dew Point:-2.0°C
    Wind Speed:S 4 km/h

    Forecast
    Issued: 4.00 PM PDT Friday 20 March 2009

    Tonight:Periods of rain mixed with snow ending early this evening then cloudy and 60 percent chance of flurries. Becoming cloudy periods near midnight. Windy. Low minus 4.

    Saturday:Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of flurries changing to rain showers or flurries in the afternoon. High plus 5. UV index 3 or moderate.

    Saturday night:Cloudy. 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries early in the evening. 60 percent chance of flurries overnight. Low minus 5.

    Sunday:A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. High plus 5.

    Monday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Low minus 7. High plus 3.

    Tuesday:Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3. High 6.

    Wednesday:A mix of sun and cloud. Low zero. High 10.

    Thursday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 2. High 9.


    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:3.2°C
    Min:0.1°C
    Precip.:2.2 mm
    Normals Max:8°C
    Min:-2°C
    Today Sunrise:7:14
    Sunset:19:24
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    Storm Day

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A frontal system along the coast will give snow to the alpine regions today. Rising freezing levels this afternoon. A 996mb low off the Alaska panhandle will bring in a series of frontal waves today. Another series of fronts continue to pound the south coast through Thursday morning.

    The front remains over the South Coast through 11am Thursday giving snow to Whistler with slightly rising freezing levels to maxing around 1500m. Friday the airmass cools again.

    Top of Peak @8:15am
    Temp -9.4C and warming.
    Wind Avg- SE 49.9 km/h
    Max- 61.3 km/h increasing
    Pressure trend- falling

    Today Alpine..Periods of light snow with increasing snowfall
    Alpine high minus 4.
    Snowfall accumulation 5 cm.
    Freezing level at valley bottom rising to 1300 metres this afternoon.
    Mountain top winds southwest 30 to 40 km/h increasing to 50 to 70 km/h early this morning.
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    Snow for the week.....

    Whistler Weather forecast

    982mb Low off the Alaska panhandle tonight will move inland and slowly down the BC coast arriving late Friday evening. Another pulse of moisture Saturday night.

    A 992mb area of low pressure system spinning off the Queen charlotte islands will intensify Sunday through Wednesday taking direct aim at us with low freezing levels and copius preicp through next week with bands of moisture rotating through. Freezing level will be in or near the valley.

    A frontal system approaching from the northwest is giving flurries to the alpine areas of the Whistler region this afternoon and will spread snow to the Northshore mountains this evening. A second system will move across the South Coast on Saturday bringing snow to alpine regions.




    Alpine Tonight..Light flurries changing to snow by early evening.
    Alpine low minus 6.
    Snowfall accumulation 5 to 10 cm.
    Freezing level falling to valley bottom.
    Mountain top winds southwest 40 to 60 km/h gusting at times to 80 this evening.

    Saturday..Morning flurries with snow developing in the afternoon.
    Alpine temperature steady near minus 6.
    Snowfall accumulation 10 to 15 cm.
    Freezing level at valley bottom rising to 1000 metres in the afternoon.
    Mountain top winds southerly 40 to 60 km/h.


    5 Day Trend..A trough of low pressure established over the Gulf of Alaska will result in a cool onshore flow persisting over the South Coast. A series of frontal systems will generate snow over the alpine areas from Sunday through all next week.
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    Sun with increasing cloud

    Whistler Weather forecast

    After a bunch of days of cold weather some warmer air will make it's way across the south coast mountains tonight and tommorow before the first in a series of intensifying frontal waves begin to envelop the region Friday.

    A nice day tommorow with increasing clouds and moderate temperatures.



    A cold arctic airmass over the BC Interior will continue to weaken tonight with temperatures beginning to slowly moderate Some occasional high cloud will drift over the Inner South Coast tonight. A 982mb Low off the Alaska panhandle tonight will move inland and slowly down the BC coast arriving late Friday evening. Another pulse of moisture Saturday night.

    The 992mb low pressure system spinning of the Queen charlottes will intensify Sunday through Wednesday taking direct aim at us with low freezing levels and copius preicp.

    Observed at: Whistler -Wednesday 11 March 2009

    Temperature:-3.7C
    Pressure / Tendency:103.1 kPa / rising
    Humidity:41%
    Dew Point:-15.0C
    Wind Speed:calmF

    Forecast Valley

    Tonight:Clear. Low minus 9.

    Thursday:Sunny. High 7. UV index 3 or moderate.

    Thursday night:Clear. Becoming cloudy periods in the evening. Low minus 6.

    Friday:Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High plus 5.

    Saturday:Snow. Low minus 1. High plus 1.

    Sunday:Snow or rain. Low minus 3. High plus 4.

    Monday:Rain or snow. Low plus 1. High 7. Tuesday:Rain. Low plus 3. High 9.

    Historical Data
    Yesterday Max:-2.6C
    Min:-15.1C
    Precip.:0.0 mm
    Normals Max:6C
    Min:-3C
    Today Sunrise:7:34
    Sunset:19:09
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    Cool northwest flow

    High winds gusting 90km/ph whip Whistler mtn Thursday
    Whistler Weather forecast

    A ridge of high pressure will maintain cool and dry weather through this afternoon. A strong cold front will approach the region tonight with snow beginning late this evening around 5cm.

    The snow will ease to flurries on Saturday in the wake of the cold front with temperatures dropping in the alpine towards -12c. Strong winds will also develop overnight and ease slightly late Saturday afternoon. Sunday will bring colder arctic air with temperatures dropping towards -20C Sunday morning.

    Scattered flurries on Sunday will ease through the day as an upper ridge of high pressure builds in from the west. Dry conditions and even cooler temperatures can be expected Monday and Tuesday.

    The next major system will hit us middle of next week with warmer temperatures.

    Valley

    Today
    Sunny. High zero. UV index 3 or moderate.

    Tonight
    Increasing cloudiness. Periods of snow beginning this evening. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Low minus 3.

    Saturday
    Cloudy with sunny periods and 60 percent chance of flurries. High zero.

    Sunday
    A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6. High zero.

    Monday
    Sunny. Low minus 12. High minus 2.

    Tuesday
    A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 12. High plus 1.

    Wednesday
    A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Low minus 5. High 6.

    Thursday
    Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Low minus 1. High 8.
    Historical Data

    Yesterday

    Max:1.5C
    Min:-5.0C
    Precip.:1.3 mm
    Normals

    Max:6C
    Min:-3C
    Today
    Sunrise:6:45
    Sunset:18:01
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    Mix of sun and cloud

    Whistler Weather forecast

    A weak low offshore will spread a few showers or flurries to the alpine this morning and afternoon. Dry conditions are expected tonight through Wednesday morning as the low weakens and moves southwards. A weak trough will approach the region Wednesday afternoon with isolated flurries or showers likely.

    Today..Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of flurries this afternoon.
    Alpine high minus 3.
    Snowfall accumulation trace.
    Freezing level valley bottom rising to 1500 metres this afternoon.
    Mountain top winds southeast 10 to 15 km/h.

    Current Conditions

    Observed at: Whistler 7:00 AM PST Tuesday 3 March 2009

    Condition:
    Low Fog / Clear above/ Showers this afternoon.

    Temperature:
    -2.0°C

    Pressure / Tendency:
    100.8 kPa / rising

    Visibility:
    0.8 km

    Humidity:
    98%


    Dew Point:
    -2.3°C

    Wind Speed:
    calm

    Forecast

    Issued: 5.00 AM PST Tuesday 3 March 2009

    Today:
    Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. High 7.

    Tonight:
    Cloudy. Becoming cloudy periods this evening. Low minus 1.

    Wednesday:
    Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High 7.

    Thursday:
    A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. High 6.

    Friday:
    Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers and flurries. Low minus 7. High plus 5.

    Saturday:
    Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2. High plus 1.


    Historical Data

    Yesterday

    Max:8.5C
    Min:-1.8C
    Precip.:9.5 mm
    Normals

    Max: 5°C
    Min:-4°C
    Today
    Sunrise:6:51
    Sunset: 17:56
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