Afternoon rain/snow at Relay Peak

Location Name: 
Relay Peak
Mount Rose Area
Date and time of observation: 
Sat, 03/18/2017 - 14:00
Location Map: 
United States
39° 18' 51.7644" N, 119° 56' 48.9408" W

Red Flags: 
Obvious avalanche path
Terrain Trap

Observation made by: Public
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Mix of rain and snow during afternoon at Relay Peak. Cloud level dropped to around Tahoe Meadows, causing poor viz above this elevation. Although surface snow was mostly soft due to lack of overnight refreeze and warm, sunny morning, no significant afternoon warming or signs of Wet Loose instabilities were observed. Previous snowmobile tracks remained firm. No new accumulation observed.

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Wind Speed: 
Mixed rain and snow
Air temperature trend: 
Wind Direction: 
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
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