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General Conditions - South Side MS

Location Name: 
Mount Shasta - South Side
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 1:30pm
Observation made by: 
Public
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96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 22' 10.5528" N, 122° 13' 22.4616" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

20191213 - 1330 hrs - Malee / Koster

Avalanche Gulch / Green Butte Ridge

South Side, Mt Shasta

SKY: Obscured, foggy, misty, low visibility

PRECIP: none

BLOWING SNOW: minimal

AIR TEMP: 29.5

SURFACE PENETRABILITY: Boot: 4-6 inches / Ski: 1-3 inches

HEIGHT OF SNOWPACK (HS): 43 inches

HEIGHT OF NEW SNOW (HN): 2-3 inches

WIND: 15-20 mph / Gust 30 mph

RED FLAGS: none

NOTES: Couple inches condensed new snow on top of soft crust. Warm temps kept crust carvable and supportable on skis. Skied well on forgiving, old crust below 8,600 feet. Above, zipper crust formed from misty atmospheric conditions. Minimal snow/wind transport observed. Visibility was poor. 

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Weather Observations

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Wind Direction: 
West