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Current Conditions. Observed: Friday October 31, 2014 at 08:00 PDT

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly Cloudy 5.5 °c

Visibility:
24.1 km
Wind:
0 km/h
Sunrise:
08:00
Sunset:
17:51

Valley Forecast. Issued: Friday October 31, 2014 at 05:00 PDT

Today

Chance of showers
  • 7 °c
  • 60%

Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this morning. High 7.

Tonight

Chance of showers
  • 2 °c
  • 30%

Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low plus 2.

Saturday

A mix of sun and cloud
  • 7 °c

Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning. High 7.

Sunday

Chance of showers
  • 6 °c
  • 0 °c
  • 40%

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low zero. High 6.

Monday

Periods of rain
  • 6 °c
  • 3 °c

Periods of rain. Low plus 3. High 6.

Tuesday

Chance of showers
  • 7 °c
  • 3 °c
  • 60%

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. High 7.

Wednesday

Periods of rain
  • 9 °c
  • 4 °c

Periods of rain. Low plus 4. High 9.

Thursday

Periods of rain
  • 10 °c
  • 6 °c

Periods of rain. Low 6. High 10.


Alpine Forecast. Issued: October 31, 2014, 4am. Next update by 11am.

Today

Cloudy with sunny periods and isolated flurries.

Cloudy with sunny periods and isolated flurries.
Alpine temperature: High 1
Precipitation: Trace.
Ridge wind southwest 15 gusting to 40 km/h.

Tonight

Mainly cloudy.

Mainly cloudy.
Alpine temperature: Low -4
Precipitation: Nil.
Light ridge wind.

Saturday

A mix of sun and cloud.

A mix of sun and cloud.
Alpine temperature: High 1
Precipitation: Nil.
Ridge wind west 10-20 km/h.

Sunday

Mainly cloudy with isolated flurries.

Mainly cloudy with isolated flurries.
Alpine temperatures: Low -3 High -1
Precipitation: Trace.
Ridge wind southwest 20-30 km/h.

Monday

Periods of wet snow mixed with rain.

Periods of wet snow mixed with rain.
Alpine temperatures: Low 0 High 2
Accumulation 14 cm.
Ridge wind south 20 gusting to 45 km/h.

Alpine Forecast provided by RWDI

The Whistler alpine meteorological forecast is provided by RWDI - a meteorological consulting and engineering firm with extensive experience in microclimate and mountain meteorology. The initial data for this forecast is extracted from the leading US regional (WRF NAM, short term) and global (GFS, long term) weather models four times daily and post-processed by RWDI to account for the unique environment near Whistler and Blackcomb. This post processing is required to increase our forecast performance and to provide a site specific forecast in a mountainous environment. The post processing algorithms were developed by engineers and meteorologists and are based on many years of experience with Canadian weather. Local observations are continuously used to verify and refine the forecasts. This ensures a very high degree of accuracy that frequently exceeds generic statistical methods and raw weather model output and is what distinguishes our forecast product from others. For more information on RWDI forecasts and meteorological risk management solutions please contact weather@rwdi.com.


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