Observation: Summit

Location: General Observation

Route & General Observations

Snow past twenty four hours over the region with snow totals ranging from 12-16″. Winds ranged from Southerly early in the storm and turned to NNE winds.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Wind loading at all elevation bands.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Summit Valley Bottom: 35F Past 24 hours Low 28F High 35F. Total snow depth 38" up 8" past 24 hours. Other areas were measured with readings of new snow ranging from 12-16" of new snow.
Summit MP45 (3800' elevation): Current Temp. 19F Past 24 hours: Low 18F High 20F.
Winds: Easterly 5-15mph peak gust from E 30 MPH. (Ranged from SSE to NNE during past 24 hours)

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