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Observation Date: 
03/16/2018
Observer Name: 
Craig Gordon
Region: 
Uintas
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Weber/M&M
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Winds increasing late in the day, transporting snow along the highest ridges.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
8"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Soft, spongy powder in the AM, took on heat pretty rapidly as seen by the roller balls next to these ski tracks. Sun is high-in-the-sky. 

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Rapid Warming
Red Flags Comments: 
Warming was the only real red flag today, but that condition was easily avoided by changing aspect.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Slab
Problem #1 Comments: 

The Wed/Thurs storm didn't produce big water amounts, but I think there are still plenty of places you could still trigger an avalanche. Steep, rocky, shallow zones along with repeaters that have remained thin all season.

Comments: 

​Stunning day looking over the big peaks to the east of the range. 

The leading edge of our next storm sliding in from the south.

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