State of the Snowpack for 4/9/2022 - 4/15/2022

Dates of the Week: 
4/9/2022 to 4/15/2022
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Recent storm snow on top of bare ground on solar aspects and on top of a well consolidated snowpack on polar aspects.
  • Widespread melt-freeze on all aspects prior to the 4/11 storm event.
Weather Events: 
  • Storm events on 4/11 and 4/15 for a total of 5 to 30 inches of new snow. Greatest snowfall totals were along the Sierra Crest in the northern half of the forecast area.