State of the Snowpack for 4/2/2022 - 4/8/2022

Dates of the Week: 
4/2/2022 to 4/8/2022
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Increasing melt out continuing on all aspects and elevations, especially below 7500'.
  • Decent to strong overnight snow surface refreezes with 6 to 8'' melt freeze crusts.
  • Radiational cooling with clear skies overnight provided some snow surface refreeze late in the week.
  • Open creeks and running water exist throughout the forecast region
Weather Events: 
  • High pressure throughout the week with mostly sunny and warm conditions
  • Below freezing overnight temperatures early in the week with warmer overnight lows at the end of the week.
  • End of the week, high temperatures 15-20 degrees above average.