Graupel

Location Name: 
Black Lee Drainage
Region: 
Lick Creek Area
Date and time of observation: 
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 13:25
Location Map: 
United States
44° 59' 14.802" N, 115° 58' 25.0572" W
US



Observation made by: Forecaster
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

7200ft, North aspect, 34 degree slope...Graupel layer 35 CM down failed moderately on compression tests, ECTN...no propigation on ECT

Graupel on the surface in places, and a Sun crust about 2 cm thick has developed over the last few days on anything with a South tilt.

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

Balmy, the wind was the only saving grace keeping us and the snow cooler.