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April 5, 2020 @ 7:00 am

Winter storm warnings remain in effect today as a powerful spring storm continues to impact the mountains. Over a foot of new snow was received in the last 24 hours and another foot is expected today. Southerly flow will bring periods of heavy precipitation and windy conditions. Avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE.  Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely. Mindful terrain choice will be imperative today. 

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Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential.

Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential.

Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.

April 5, 2020

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Overall, we have had a dry winter here on Mount Shasta.
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