The avalanche danger will increase to MODERATE on steep mid and upper elevation slopes of all aspects as the snow adds up today. The slick sun crusts will act as good bed surfaces, and slides may be long running. By late afternoon and overnight, the danger may rise to CONSIDERABLE on wind-drifted, upper elevation slopes, with natural avalanches possible.
Continue to avoid travel below the large cornices and opening glide cracks
The next storm has just arrived, with accumulations of a trace to 2” of new snow as of 6 am. Temperatures range from the low 20s to low 30s, and the southwesterly winds are light, averaging 10 to 15 mph.
|danger scale:||1. Low||2. Moderate||3. Considerable||4. High||5. Extreme|
An energetic spring storm will bring a nice shot of snow today and tonight. Several inches of snow will fall on a southwesterly flow this morning, with frontal passage around noon. There’s a 15% a chance for lightning today, and periods of heavy snowfall are possible this afternoon and tonight on the northwesterly flow. 5 to 9” of snow is possible today, with another 5 to 9” tonight. This morning’s light southwesterly winds will increase when they shift to the northwest around noon, with 20 mph averages at the mid elevations, and the high ridgelines averaging 25 mph, gusting to 40 mph. The rain/snow line will drop to around 6,500’ this afternoon, and 5,000’ tonight.
|Hi °F||Hi 29 °F||Hi 36 °F||Hi 37 °F||Hi 31 °F||Hi 37 °F||Hi 37 °F|
|Lo 18 °F||Lo 15 °F||Lo 18 °F||Lo 25 °F||Lo 25 °F||Lo 23 °F||Lo 27 °F|