Observation: Summit

Location: General Observation

Route & General Observations

Colder Temperatures and clear sky continue to hold on. Summit Lake still has thin snow cover at lower elevations and wind affected snow and ridges that are bare from previous wind events 1-5-17. A new layer of Surface hoar has formed near valley bottom up to 2-3cm thick. See pictures below.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Summit Lake: Current Temperature 15F (Past 24 hours High 27 Low 15)
Wind S 9 mph gust 12 mph (Past 24 hours light NE winds that shifted from South)

Sterling Y 3700': 17F temp, Wind variable 2-8 gust 10mph

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