This snowpack summary expires April 27, 2015, @ 9:21 am
Snowpack Summary:

The winter that wouldn’t start now won’t end.

There are two avalanche concerns today. The first question is how well this new snow is bonding to the old surface. 7 inches of snow has fallen on Mammoth Pass and at the ski patrol study plot it’s likely there will be at least 12” of new snow by this evening.  Westerly winds are strong enough to create areas of wind drifted snow and wind slabs on all wind loaded slopes and on any slope steeper than 35 degrees.

Temperatures are in the low to mid 20’s and are expected to remain cold through the storm. This will help the new snow stick in place. There are a few warning signs to look out for today and tomorrow; cracks shooting out...

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