11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/19/2018
Observer Name: 
Daniel Turner
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
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 

Weak faceted snow thoughout the area.

Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Wind Drifted Snow
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: 
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