High winds/ transport in Sierra Crest/ Hammil Bowl

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Hammil Bowl, Sierra Crest
Submission Info
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Peter Terwilliger 37° 34' 30.126" N, 118° 59' 55.7916" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Toured up to Hammil Bowl today, arriving around 1pm to moderate winds out of the SE. around 1:40 the winds built in intensity to high out of the SE with very obvious loading happening and severely reduced visibility. As we bailed off Hammil Bowl the winds were seemingly blowing in all directions, even back upslope. 

Snowpack photos: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southeast
Accumulation rate: 
None

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