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Mountain temperatures are in the mid twenties.
Winds are westerly, blowing 10-15mph with gusts to 20.
Yesterday's burst of snowfall added up to 4-8" in the span of a few hours with 1-2' storm totals since last Thursday. Skiing and riding has been excellent up high and a bit slow and sticky down low.
For today, we'll have clear skies, diminishing west to southwest winds, and skyrocketing temperatures to near 50°F in the mountains. Ridgetop temps will rise to the mid-30s. It'll be sweltering out there -
The HEAT WAVE will continue through Wednesday night with ridgtop temps rising to near 40°F with poor-at best-overnight refreezes. A cold front arrives with relief early Thursday morning.
Avalanche control teams triggered numerous new snow soft slabs at the mid and upper elevations yesterday along with lower elevation damp push-alanches running fast and far on the slick underlying crusts. In the backcountry, ski parties intentionally triggered storm snow instabilities 4-8" deep and up to 80' wide. (Cutler Ridge observation HERE
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