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Strong Wind on Broadway (Green Butte NW Ridge)
Location Name:Green Butte NW Ridge (Broadway) to 8,300 Feet
Date and time of observation:Tue, 02/12/2019 - 1:16pm
Observation made by:Forecaster
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States41° 21' 57.3408" N, 122° 13' 28.11" W
Conditions on Mount Shasta:
- Strong south wind blowing; transporting and depositing new snow.
- Snow drifts forming on the leeward side of Broadway ridge.
- Snow falling at 1 in/hr.
- Height of new snow: 2-6 inches
- Height of snow: 115 inches
- Poor visibility
- Drifting snow sits atop a widespread zipper thin ice layer 0.5-1 mm thick.
- The road is open with packed snow from town.
Strong wind with extreme gusts. Snowing 1 inch per hour.
Cloud Cover:100% of the sky covered by clouds
Accumulation rate:Greater than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature:Below Freezing
Air temperature trend:Cooling