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Conditions at Castle Lake
Location Name:Castle Lake
Date and time of observation:Thu, 02/21/2019 - 1:00pm
Observation made by:Professional Observer
Red Flags:Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States41° 13' 39.342" N, 122° 22' 58.0908" W
Conditions at Castle Lake:
- Road closed, 2-3 in. of fresh snow on the pavement past gate. Only one lane plowed past the Methodist camp.
- Strong northerly winds on ridges blowing snow.
- Height of snow: 90 in.
- Surface textures ranged from wind packed on the ridgeline, dust on crust, and soft powder in protected areas.
- The air temperature was in the low 20s at 5,000 feet this afternoon.
Cloud Cover:25% of the sky covered by clouds
Accumulation rate:Less than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature:Below Freezing
Air temperature trend:Static