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Horse Camp start of storm conditions

Location Name: 
Mount Shasta
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Sat, 01/05/2019 - 12:45pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

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96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 22' 30.3672" N, 122° 13' 30.936" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

Toured up to 8,100 feet near Horse Camp cabin.  Saw the following conditions:

  • New snow mixed with wind blown snow 1 inch per hour.
  • Strong to moderate SE winds
  • Ski penetration 2-6 inches (5-15 cm ) 
  • Air temperature 22-24 degrees Fahrenheit
  • New snow was collecting in depressions and small drifts above old semi supportable MF crust

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Weather Observations

Details

  • Chilly, breezy, snowy 
  • Cold temps with moderate winds and strong gusts
  • New snow falling at .5 to 1 inch per hour 

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Precipitation: 
Snow
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Wind Direction: 
Southeast