Observation: Chubby Hollow

Observation Date
01/19/2018
Observer Name
Daniel Turner

Region:

Location Name or Route
Logan Canyon Sinks BL Overlook
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Precipitation
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction
North
Wind Speed
Light
Weather Comments
We are just seeing the the start of a storm cycle begin.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
20"
New Snow Density
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions
Dense Loose
Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments
large 2mm Basil Facets
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Trend
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments

Weak faceted snow thoughout the area.

Avalanche Problem #2
Type
Wind Slab
Trend
Increasing Danger
Problem #2 Comments

As more snow continues to fall wind has snow for transport. 

Snow Profile
Aspect
Northeast
Elevation
7500
Slope Angle
30
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates