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Strong Southerly Winds Transporting Snow at Castle Lake
Location Name:Castle Lake
Date and time of observation:Tue, 02/12/2019 - 1:00pm
Observation made by:Professional Observer
Red Flags:Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States41° 13' 39.342" N, 122° 22' 58.0908" W
Conditions at Castle Lake:
- Southerly winds blowing 20 - 30 mi/hr and transporting snow.
- Snow drifts forming at lake level up to 24 inches.
- Snow falling at 1 in/hr.
- Height of new snow: 2-3 in.
- Height of snow: 48 in.
- Visibility: 1/4 mile.
- Drifting snow sits atop widespread breakable ice layer about 1/2 inch thick (see picture).
- Road open and plowed.
Cloud Cover:100% of the sky covered by clouds
Accumulation rate:Greater than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature:Below Freezing
Air temperature trend:Static