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Conditions update: Avalanche Gulch, Mount Shasta
DATE: February 22, 2020 (20200222)
TIME: 1300 hrs
LOCATION: Green Butte
SKY CONDITION: Clear
PRECIPITATION TYPE/RATE: None
BLOWING SNOW: None
SURFACE PENETRABILITY: 0-5 inches (0-12 cm)
HEIGHT OF NEW SNOW (HN): 0
WIND: Calm - virtually no wind throughout the day.
- Decent melt-freeze conditions and corn snow started to ripen around 11 AM.
- A variety of large smooth patches, raised sastrugi scabs, and lingering dirty patches in gullies remain.
- No sign(s) of avalanche danger.