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Forecast for the Skyline Area Mountains

Brett Kobernik
Issued by Brett Kobernik for
Sunday, April 16, 2023
The avalanche danger will remain mostly LOW on the Manti Skyline today.
Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely today.
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Special Announcements
Today is the last regularly scheduled avalanche forecast for the Manti Skyline. I'll do intermittent updates through the rest of the month during any significant weather that affects avalanche conditions.
Weather and Snow
Current Conditions: Temperatures were not as cool last night as the previous two nights but we're still below freezing. The snow surface should be frozen up this morning in the higher terrain. Wind has been light from the west.

Mountain Weather: We'll see mostly sunny skies with a few clouds and temperatures into the mid to upper 40s. Wind will be generally light from the south. A storm moves through mid week but it looks like it'll mainly stay to our north and I'm not expecting much snow accumulation.
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Avalanche conditions remained quiet on Saturday and I expect that to be the case today also. Here's one thing to keep in mind during the spring. If you find yourself in wet, unconsolidated snow where you are sinking deep into the snowpack, this indicates loose unstable snow. You should then avoid being on or below steep slopes and stay out of steep gullies and ravines.
Also, there are some very large cornices and they are likely to start breaking off during the spring warm up. You'll want to avoid being below these monsters.
General Announcements
This forecast is from the U.S.D.A. Forest Service, which is solely responsible for its content. This forecast describes general avalanche conditions and local variations always occur.