Above 3,500ft Moderate
2,500 to 3,500ft Moderate
Below 2,500ft Moderate
Degrees of Avalanche Danger ?
For more information and pictures, see OBSERVATIONS HERE.
Recent Avalanche Activity
Lots of natural avalanches occurred over the past few days.
See pics on OBSERVATION platform HERE.
The Hatcher Pass Mountain Forecast covers the mountains in the Hatcher Pass Recreation Area. This forecast is for use in snow safety activities and emergency management. Today Tonight Temp at 1000` 30 F 14 F Temp at 3000` 6-14 F 12 F Chance of precip 0% 0% Precip amount (above 1000 FT) 0.00 in 0.00 in Snow amount (above 1000 FT) 0 in 0 in Snow level sea level sea level Wind 3000` ridges N 9-19 G28 mph N 15-25 G40 mph Remarks...Strongest winds beginning late tonight.
NWS recreational forecast for Hatcher Pass here
NWS point forecast here
State Parks snow report here
Additional Info & Media
Expect the avalanche hazard to increase as winds pick up through the day Wed into Wed evening.
Expect new winds slabs to form on southerly aspects.
Wind 3000` ridges N 9-19 G28 mph N 15-25 G40 mph