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West Side

Location Name: 
Eddy Mountain Range
Region: 
Mt Eddy
Date and time of observation: 
Fri, 12/28/2018 - 1:30pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster
Red Flags: 

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96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 20' 30.7104" N, 122° 32' 15.2016" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

  • 120-130 cm average height of snow (+/- 50 inches)
  • Dec 13/14 rain crust approx. 60 cm down from surface (23 inches)
  • Right side up, stable snowpack structure
  • No recent avalanches or other red flags
  • Widespread surface (sun) crust (12.26.18), paper thin to gnarly and breakable.
  • 42N17 driveable from Stewart Springs. We parked 4 miles up the road. 
  • Snowmobile traffic advised to stay out of Lower Deadfall Meadow due to shallow snow conditions

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Weather Observations

Details

  • chilly and windy (northerlies)
  • sunny skies
  • lenticular over Mount Shasta

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Wind Direction: 
North