Detailed Observation

ObserverJosh McDonald

General Observations

Cracked ice near surface conditions:

Lower mt: cold Temps, widespread surface hoar 3mm, breakable rain crust buried 15cm. Crust dissapears 500-800 feet above road

Mid mt: widespread surface hoar 3mm, rain. Burried crust absent, 15cm new snow. 

Upper mt: Temp =  -11deg c, surface hoar transitions to rime coated with 1mm surface hoar and lies on top of a 3mm breakable Crust. 15cm new snow on top of old rotten surface 1cm thick.  See pics.

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