11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
5/18/2017
Observer Name: 
Ted Scroggin
Region: 
Uintas
Location Name or Route: 
Hwy 150- Bourbon Lake
Weather
Sky: 
Obscured
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Northeast
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Stormy day, cold temps for May and light snow all day with liitle accumulation.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
5"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Nice cold snow with about 5~6 inches from the the two days. Conditions were new snow on a supportable spring crust, making for a pleasant day in the mountains.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Comments: 
1. The snow line continues to move up the highway and right now it is around Sulphur Campground. 2. A stormy day, but nice to be out for a walk in the woods.
The only minor issue I observed were these soft chunks of drifted snow on the ridglines, that did not pose much problem.
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
None
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
None
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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