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State of the Snowpack for 12/28/2019 - 1/3/2020
Submitted by andy on Fri, 01/03/2020 - 16:26
Dates of the Week:
12/28/2019 to 1/3/2020
General Snowpack Structure:
- Rain crusts exist on the snow surface up to ~ 9000 ft. Above that elevation, a mix of wind affected surfaces exist.
- Data and observations across the forecast area indicate that a well-consolidated snowpack exists below the surface in most places.
- Strong winds shifting between SW and NE all week.
- Unforecast rain event up to ~9000 ft. with some light snow accumulation above ~9000 ft. on New Years Day.