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Observation Date: 
03/1/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Mill Hollow
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Weather Comments: 
Short period of Moderate snowfall around 2:00pm
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
7"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

snow a bit damp and sticky down low in the afternoon

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments: 
Found widespread buried weak faceted layers....
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Slab
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
7600
Slope Angle: 
34
Comments: 

We found calm, glassy, conditions down by the river in the afternoon.

There was certainly buried weak layers made up of sugary faceted snow on either side of deteriorating crusts.  ECT test showed full propagation with 19 taps on well developed 2 to 3 mm facets...

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