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Observation: Spring Creek

Observation Date
3/12/2019
Observer Name
Kevin Dressel
Region
Abajos
Location Name or Route
Spring Creek
Weather
Sky
Obscured
Precipitation
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Direction
Southeast
Wind Speed
Strong
Weather Comments
Heavy snowfall at times and very wet. Mostly obscured sky all day. It seemed calm on a north facing slope in the trees we climbed up but once we got to the ridge the SE wind was howling!
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
2"
New Snow Density
High
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Dense Loose
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments
2" new snow overnight at the TH. 4"-6" higher up. Extremely wet and sticky up to about 10000' where the snow got a little bettter up to 10700'
Red Flags
Red Flags
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Coordinates

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