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Observation Date: 
02/16/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Tony Grove Area
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Precipitation: 
Moderate Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Weather Comments: 
Increasing, gusty SW winds, strong at times... Went from some sun and nice visibility in the morning to flat light and cloudy, with light snow, then moderately heavy snowfall in the afternoon.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
17"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Very nice powder riding conditions, with significantly deeper new snow at upper elevations.

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Cracking
Red Flags Comments: 
Obvious significant drifting going on...
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Slab
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 

Looks like dangerous wind slab conditions are developing on drifted upper elevation slopes.

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
7500
Slope Angle: 
34
Video: 
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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