State of the Snowpack for 3/13/2021 - 3/19/2021

Dates of the Week: 
3/13/2021 to 3/19/2021
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Mostly uniform snowpack structure throughout the forecast region
  • Isolated high elevation areas near Luther Pass have shown some faceting with the Feb 22 rain crust
  • Thin snowpack exists on southerly aspects and below 7000'
Weather Events: 
  • 2 moderate range storms throughout the week with 5 to 10'' of storm snow each mainly favoring the Sierra Crest
  • Unsettled cloudy and windy weather