Avalanche Advisory Archive 2016 – 2018

Date Issued:2017-04-09 08:05:46
Primary Trend:1
Primary Probability:6
Primary Likelihood:2
Primary Size:1
Primary Description:

With several days of above freezing temperatures wet loose Avalanches are possible.

The cooling temperatures should limit activity yet if the sun comes out or we see much midday warming south to south west facing slopes will become more active later in the day.

Remember with the persistent weak layer in place the small side of the ability to trigger deeper more dangerous slides

Secondary Trend:1
Secondary Probability:5
Secondary Likelihood:2
Secondary Size:2
Secondary Description:

Be aware this instability remains an isolated locations limit your exposure to extreme Avalanche train although hard to trigger consequences of the slides would be great


The National Weather Service Forecasts-

Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog and scattered rain showers in the morning. Highs around 46. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight- Mostly cloudy. Lows 30 to 36. Northeast wind 10 mph

Monday- Mostly cloudy. Highs around 48. Northeast wind 10 mph.

With a fair amount of precipitation on the previously wet snow packed in there freezing temperatures avalanche danger remains considerable today.

Small wet point release avalanches are possible. If we see significant son warming dangerous will increase throughout the day and south to Southwest facing aspects.

Although small in size any natural avalanches add stress to the snowpack creating the ability to trigger the deeper persistent weak layers in place.

although possible widespread avalanching is not expected small isolated events here and there are more likely.

Forecaster:Tom Mattice