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Observation: Salt Lake

Observation Date
11/24/2022
Observer Name
B
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Brighton Perimeter/Martha's Bowl/Lake Shot
Weather
Sky
Clear
Wind Direction
Northwest
Wind Speed
Light
Weather Comments
Very little wind after mid day on Wednesday, yet Wednesdays WNW Winds were at least high end Moderate if not Strong most of the morning hours with Widespread Wind Blown and Transport. Temperatures dropped again back to mid winter-like figures with lows going down at least into the lower teens.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments
Winds and minimal new snow from the latest event helped erase some old tracks but not all, Where old tracks still exist riding conditions variable, HS: 75cm with HN: 5 cm; Facet growth from top down ranges from 5 cm to at least 10 cm and greater in many locations, Still concern for future loading on Obvious NSF's, SH, FC on off aspects, and especially in thin snow covered rocky areas; Riding still excellent in untracked terrain on aspects on the upper half of the compass. Wind effected terrain widespread in the Upper Elevation exposed terrain and stout m/f crusts on solars that have slope angles 20 degrees and greater.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Wind Loading
Red Flags Comments
Small/Isolated/Stubborn Wind Slabs in exposed Upper Elevation Terrain.
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Normal Caution
Trend
Same
Problem #1 Comments
Isolated Wind Slabs as discussed above are obvious and easily avoidable in steep consequential terrain. Caution still needed for early season obstacles despite good early season cover. .
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
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