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Location (general area)
ridge above 6.000' gate closure and the Angeles Crest Hwy
10am - 2:00am
Road conditions to area
clear and wet up to 5,500' then plowed snow
Obscured (fog or base layer prevents view of sky)
Strong (26-38mph Whole trees in motion)
Wind direction in degrees
Aspect in degrees
6,000' - 7,100'
2" - 18"
Boot/ Ski penetration
Activity, recent avalanches
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks. collapsing
Obvious avalanche path
10am snow becomes consistent at 5,300’ roads wet but clear. Raining at this elevation.
10:30a snow on road but plowed and melting 6,000’ - gate closed - snow rain line here. 2-4” snow on ground wet and heavy. Light mist to snow.
Wind - light & var NW
15cm wet snow on ground
7,030’ ridgetop strong to gusty upslope winds SSW 4-5” snow riming on S side of trees. 12:45p 0.4c
Snow is wet and heavy no signs ov transport at this elev lightly snowing crystal are tiny frozen balls
100’ or less below the Ridge 15-18” snowpack. 4” on top of a 2.5” raincrust wet soft snow to ground 3” on N aspect
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