11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
2/8/2018
Observer Name: 
Kikkert
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Weber Canyon
Weather
Sky: 
Broken
Wind Direction: 
West
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Westerly winds picking up throughout the day along exposed ridgelines. Temps were warm, but not overly so. Snow below 8,000 got pretty wet.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Dense Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Good settled powder on mid and upper elevation shady slopes.

Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Problem #1 Comments: 

Snowpack structure is still poor, but the deeper buried weak layers are beginning to round and I feel like absent a new load the snowpack is mostly comfortable in its skin right now. Exceptions would be steep wind loaded slopes.

Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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