Widespread snow transport

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Mt. Wood, Mt. Gibbs, East Peak of Dana
Submission Info
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:15am
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
37° 48' 24.7464" N, 119° 9' 40.7304" W
Snowpit Observations
Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
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Also noteworthy is the slab avalanche that released on one of the Mono Craters during the storm. It looks like a  natural D1.5 R3 storm slab that ran on a NW aspect.  

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Precipitation: 
Air temperature trend: 
Wind Direction: 
North
Accumulation rate: 
More detailed information about the weather: 

Moderate to high N to NW winds were transporting considerable amounts of snow over many exposed ridges and off fetches where there is plenty of new snow to be picked up. Lee ward entrance zones into chutes and off ridges, the sidewalls of gullies. the leeward sides of ribs and shoulders coming off the high peaks in the June Lake and Lee Vining area were all getting wind loaded yesterday.

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