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Deadfall Lakes/Mount Eddy

Location Name: 
Mount Eddy
Region: 
Mt Eddy
Date and time of observation: 
Sat, 01/26/2019 - 1:30pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster

Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 19' 9.2028" N, 122° 28' 46.4304" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

20190126 - Upper Deadfall Lakes area - 7,790 feet / Mount Eddy - 9,025 feet

Precip: No

Wind: Steady, moderate, southeast, diminishing in afternoon.

Sky: 50% obscured by light clouds

Ski Penetration: 0-5 cm

Snow Surfaces: Smooth

Snow type: Icy chicken heads along ridgelines, wind packed powder, corn snow, breakable crust.

Red Flags/Other: Minor rime ice fall / no avalanches, new or old, observed. Rain runnels fade above 7,000 feet. Good coverage over creek crossings.

Total HS: 155 cm

Crusts: 85 and 120 cm

December 13 rain crust: 120 cm

Approach: Snowmobile via Parks Creek road, parked approximately 1 mile below Caldwell Lakes Trailhead turnoff

Photos

Weather Observations

Details

  • Steady, warm breeze, 10-20 mph, southeast until mid-day, diminishing.
  • Light, thin clouds
  • no precipitation
  • no blowing snow

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Wind Direction: 
Southeast