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Anaconda and Giddy area Snowpack Observation

Location Name: 
Anaconda
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 1:00pm
Observation made by: 
Public
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

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96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 22' 54.9012" N, 122° 13' 41.736" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

Toured up Giddy Giddy Gulch to Annaconda. Quick pit dug in Annaconda. Saw the following conditions:

  • Wind affected snow in upper elevations ~ above 9000'
  • Low density snow in sheltered aspects and near trees
  • Height of snow 60-120cm at ~9000'
  • Calm winds with little blowing snow
  • Rocks and obstacles hidden in snow pack

 

 

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Weather Observations

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Wind Direction: 
Southeast