11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/21/2018
Observer Name: 
Ben Sukow
Region: 
Uintas
Location Name or Route: 
Weber Canyon
Weather
Sky: 
Broken
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Northeast
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Moderate winds moving snow on the ridges at 9600.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend: 
Same
Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend: 
Same
Problem #2 Comments: 
Observed poor structure on a NNE facing slope at 9170'. 82cm off total snow depth. Rounding Basal facets, a deteriorating crust 45 cm depth surrounded by medium facets, and a thin crust at 25 cm down below the storm snow with small grained facets below.
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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