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' 11.0076" N, 115° 48' 24.6312" 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 below ridge about 7500 ft. 145 total height of snow. T air -1C, Tsurf -4C, T20 -6C. Pen ski 18 cm, Pen boot 44 cm. 1.5 mm SH 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, warming trend on sunny slopes, melting around trees, roller balls on solar features below 7000 ft.