Monday-Thursday 2/6-2/9

Issued: Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 8AM

Expires: Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Pay attention to where the north wind has built windslab. Shooting cracks, hollow sounds, and punchy snow are clues that the wind slab could avalanche.

Above 2,500ft Moderate

1,800 to 2,500ft Low

Below 1,800ft Low

Degrees of Avalanche Danger ?

1. Low
2. Moderate
3. Considerable
4. High
5. Extreme

Avalanche Danger Rose ?

Avalanche Problems ?

Problem Details

WIND SLAB:
Elevation:
 Above 1800 feet elevation
Aspect:
south and west
Terrain: 
Steeper than 30 degrees; rollovers, ridges, gullies
Sensitivity:
 Responsive
Distribution: 
Specific
Likelihood (Human Triggered): 
Possible
Size: 
Small – Large
Danger Trend:
 Steady 
Forecaster Confidence:
 Fair

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Weather

Weather Forecast:    Continued outflow wind to 30mph. Temps in the high 20s above treeline with an inversion possbile in wind protected areas. Clear skies until the next storm rolls in Wednesday night.

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Sarah Carter

Forecaster: Sarah Carter