Snow conditions on Earthquake Dome.

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Earthquake Dome
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:45pm
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
37° 40' 2.1792" N, 119° 0' 0.0684" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Toured up the N side of Earthquake Dome.  Dug some hand pits and found basal facets.  A hand shear near the summit failed with moderate pressure on the new snow-facet interface. Good skiing.   

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
   
 
 
 
 
 
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