We will publish our last avalanche forecast for the 2018/2019 season on Sunday April 21st. Thank you to all who have supported the avalanche center through volunteer hours, field observations, and financial support.
Submitted by andy on Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:33
Dates of the Week:
4/13/2019 to 4/19/2019
General Snowpack Structure:
- Mostly melt/freeze conditions with a period of new snow transitioning to wet snow after the small storm.
- Snowpack below the wet snow generally deep and well consolidated.
- Lots of sunshine and well above normal temperatures for most of the week.
- One small spring storm Monday night with limited new snow accumulation.
Central Sierra Nevada / Lake Tahoe Snowpack, Weather, and Avalanche Observations for California and Nevada from SAC
|Date and time of observation or avalanche occurrence||Location||Region||Observation Type||Photos||Snowpack, Avalanche, Weather Videos||Snowpit videos (tests, etc)||Observation made by|
|04/19/2019 - 10:30||Yuba Pass||Yuba Pass Area||Snowpack Observation||Forecaster|
|04/18/2019 - 10:30||Rose Knob||Mount Rose Area||Avalanche Observation||Forecaster|
|04/18/2019 - 10:30||Mt. Judah||Donner Summit Area||Snowpack Observation||Forecaster|
|04/17/2019 - 11:30||Stevens Peak||Carson Pass Area||Avalanche Observation||Forecaster|
|04/16/2019 - 11:00||Hidden Peak||West Shore Area||Avalanche Observation||Forecaster|
|04/16/2019 - 09:30||Powderhouse Peak||Luther Pass Area (including Job and Freel)||Snowpack Observation||Professional Observer|
|04/15/2019 - 11:30||Jakes Peak||West Shore Area||Snowpack Observation||Forecaster|
|04/14/2019 - 14:00||Angora Peak||Desolation Wilderness Area (including Emerald Bay)||Snowpack Observation||Professional Observer|
|04/14/2019 - 11:30||Silver Peak||Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area||Snowpack Observation||Forecaster|