Layers on False White

 
 
 
 
 
-- placeholder --
 
 
 
SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Shoulder of False White Mountain
Submission Info
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 9:00am
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Rapid warming
37° 56' 31.3692" N, 119° 17' 13.2684" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

2-3 inches fresh snow on rain crust that was at times firm but mostly rotten as pictured. Rain crust was penetrable to everything. This was observed on multiple aspects and up to 11k or so.

Point releases from rocks as well as ample rollerball activity on E and S facing slopes also observed, between 730 and 11am.

Snowpack photos: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

Variable weather. Calm to light wind. Partly sunny, increasing cloud cover after 11am

ESAC receives support from ...