11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
2/4/2017
Observer Name: 
kory
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Garden City Bowls
Weather
Sky: 
Scattered
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Started with decent precip rates in morning than tapered off and sun came out.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
7"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Wind Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

15 cms of new snow since thursday.  Melt feeze crust below that on East aspect.  No real notable snow pit results.  CT20 on a density change in the jan 20-24th storm.  Could not get Surface hoar layer to fail.  It was aprox 90 cm down.  

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 

Rapid wind loading on mainly N-E aspects but wind was really swirling today.

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
8600
Slope Angle: 
17
Comments: 

Lots of wind trasnport today.  Little wind slab on the roll just west of the UDOT Snow sheds.

Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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