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Mount Shasta and Gray Butte

Location Name: 
Mount Shasta and Gray Butte
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:30pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster
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Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 22' 59.9988" N, 122° 13' 19.3224" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

  • Right side up snowpack configuration
  • Did not observe any shooting cracks, whoomfing, recent avalanches or other signs of instability
  • Numerous tracks on many slopes of Mount Shasta and Gray Butte
  • Up to 2 feet of new snow has fallen since 3/13
  • Very little wind effect
  • Rocks still lurk beneath the snowpack

Photos

  • Gray Butte
  • Gray Butte

Weather Observations

Details

  • Patchy blue sky, periods of light to moderate snow showers
  • 1-2 inches of new, low density snow
  • Calm winds

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
Snow
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Wind Direction: 
West