Avalanche Observation

Location Name: 
Lower Suprise
Region: 
Lick Creek Area
Date and time of observation: 
Tue, 12/18/2018 - 02:00


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

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

45 cm  (20 inches) storm slab was very reactive mid storm.   

R2D2  7400Feet /North / 38*/leeward of ridge top/ est. 50cm deep x 60 feet wide 100 feet vertical/ est. soft storm slab/ natural trigger/ ran on old snow surface 12/16

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Greater than 1 in. per hour
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