Observation: Garden City Bowls

Observation Date
11/21/2017
Observer Name
Toby Weed

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Location Name or Route
Swan Flat Rd, Garden City Bowls
Weather
Sky
Broken
Precipitation
Light Rain
Wind Direction
West
Wind Speed
Moderate
Weather Comments
Warm, breezy, and muggy
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
1"
New Snow Density
High
Snow Surface Conditions
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments

Overnight rain saturated the snow surface, so the nice powder is gone.  I expect the saturated surface snow to harden into a significant crust with cooling.

Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Loose Wet Snow
Problem #1 Comments

could have triggered wet sluffs on steep slopes today after last night's soaking rain, even up high

Snow Profile
Aspect
East
Elevation
8500
Slope Angle
30
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates