11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
11/21/2017
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
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: 
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: 

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