Active Wind Transport in TJ Bowl - Loose Wet Evidence in the Lakes Basin

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Lakes Basin Observations
Submission Info
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 1:30pm
Mammoth Lakes Basin 37° 35' 6.0972" N, 119° 0' 27.9324" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

A funny blend of too warm and then chilly with wind blown snow today.  HS was noted at 118cm in a sheltered area near the inlet of TJ Lake.  Most of the observations today related to surface snow conditions.  See photos for details.

Snowpack photos: 
Wind refresh in skin track TJ Bowl
Loose Wet - Sherwins West Face
Pinwheels on the West facing slope above TJ Lake
20191231 Loose Wet - Lake George Headwall
Snowpit videos (tests, etc): 
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Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
25% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
Northeast
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

Incredibly mild lower down.  In shaded areas it was brisk when the wind blew, but temps were still hovering around freezing.

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