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Observation Date: 
02/14/2017
Observer Name: 
Craig O.
Region: 
Ogden
Location Name or Route: 
Powder Mtn Backcountry
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Weather Comments: 
Clear and unseasonably warm
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Melt-Freeze Crust
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

North slopes had 6" of powder on a hard rain crust. West slopes were ice or breakable crust that warmed to glop in the afternoon.  South exposures had great corn skiing on a 4" supportable M/F crust. Yes corn skiing in February.

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Rapid Warming
Red Flags Comments: 
Only red flag was the rapid warming from a low in the 20's. Although our last run was around 1430hrs. and did not produce roller balls. Just fine corn skiing. Skied between 8320" and 7600".
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wet Slab
Trend: 
Same
Problem #1 Comments: 

I suppose if this heat keeps up and we do not get a great refreeze tonight we could see a few wet slabs or point releases coming down tomorrow afternoon.

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