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Old Ski Bowl
Location Name:Old Ski Bowl
Date and time of observation:Wed, 04/11/2018 - 9:30pm
Observation made by:Professional Observer
96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States41° 22' 23.5272" N, 122° 12' 6.5844" W
Conditions in the Old Ski Bowl @ 2:30 p.m.:
- Snow level: 5000 ft.
- Visibility: 150 m (500 ft) below treeline, whiteout conditions above.
- New storm snow: 5-8 cm (2-3 in) of dry snow and graupel, snow falling at a rate greater than 2.5 cm/hr (1 in/hr).
- Wind: light to moderate and southerly near and below treeline.
- Snowpack: below and near treeline, F hardness new dry snow unbonded to widespread rain/melt freeze crust beneath. Near treeline and above, mostly the same configuration but with isolated areas of 10 cm (4 in) of new dry snow sitting atop a 5 cm (2 in) weak layer of moist 4F snow from Tuesday that is not bonded well to underlying crust. Hand tests were touchy to trigger.
Cloud Cover:100% of the sky covered by clouds
Accumulation rate:Greater than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature:Below Freezing
Air temperature trend:Cooling