Tour de Big Creek

Location Name: 
Big Creek Summit- NW of Road
Region: 
Big Creek Summit
Date and time of observation: 
Tue, 01/08/2019 - 12:00
Location Map: 
United States
44° 38' 10.2372" N, 115° 48' 25.218" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Rapid warming

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

S/SE aspect just below ridge around 7500 ft. Height of total snow 145 cm, T air -1C, T surf -4C, T20 -6C. Pen ski 18cm, Pen foot 44 cm. 1.5mm surface hoar on snow surface. 

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
South
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

Strong solar radiation in the afternoon, warming on solar aspects, melting around trees, roller balls off solar features below 7000 ft