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Observation Date: 
03/18/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Tony Grove, East Magog, Naomi Peak
Weather
Sky: 
Broken
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Stayed nice and cold, cloudy, and windy
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
12"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Cold temperatures and cloud cover kept the fresh powder nice on all aspects today.  It's much deeper at upper elevations, a few inches of dust-on-crust at mid-elevations, and not much down low.

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Cracking
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Slab
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 

Only very small, soft wind slabs, a few sluffs, and cornice falls observed even at upper elevations today.

Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Loose Wet Snow
Problem #2 Comments: 

Loose wet avalanches entraining the fresh snow will become an issue when the high angled spring sun comes out again tomorrow.

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
8800
Slope Angle: 
32
Video: 
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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