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Good stability and clear skies in Avalanche Gulch

Location Name: 
Avalanche Gulch
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:00pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster

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96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 23' 30.1812" N, 122° 12' 32.616" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

Rain fell up to 7,500ft during the last storm. The height of new snow was variable ranging from 4-8 inches between 7,500-12,000ft. No significant signs of unstable snow were observed in Avalanche Gulch or in the Old Ski Bowl. Northwest winds were seen transporting snow at 9,000ft and above and loading southeast slopes.

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Weather Observations

Details

Light rain and snow fell throughout the day below 7,500ft. Very light and intermittent snow fell above 8,000ft. Visibility was poor above treeline until late morning. Skies cleared in the afternoon. Winds were moderate with strong gusts out of the northwest.

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Precipitation: 
Mixed rain and snow
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Wind Direction: 
Northwest