Observation: Seward

Location: General Observation Road Obs Seward to Summit Lake

Route & General Observations

Windy conditions today. High winds out of the Northwest impacted upper and mid elevations in Seward, Lost Lake, Carter Lake, and Summit Lake. One natural avalanche reported by public on MT Benson near Seward. SE aspect 10am. Reported seeing powder cloud coming down. Main avalanche path on Benson. See photos below of wind loading.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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NW winds gusting to 30 mph in valley bottom today. Wind Loading on South and East facing slopes.

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