The 142nd and final avalanche advisory for the 2017/2018 season was published on April 22nd. Thank you to all who have supported the avalanche center through volunteer hours, field observations, and financial support.
Week in Review for 2/3/2018 - 2/9/2018
Submitted by andy on Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:00
Dates of the Week:
2/3/2018 to 2/9/2018
- Loose Wet - Only minor roller balls, pinwheels, and very small point-releases reported.
General Snowpack Structure:
- Shallow snowpack on all but northerly aspects. Melt-freeze conditions on E-SE-S-SW-W aspects where snow cover exists.
- Well consolidated snowpack on NW-N-NE aspects with soft snow lingering on untracked sheltered N aspects and a mix of wind scoured surfaces and breakable crust son more exposed northerly aspects.
- High pressure all week. Well above normal temperatures early in the week. Slight cooling but still above normal later in the week.