Snowpit profile- Fisher Saddle

Location Name: 
Fisher Saddle, headwaters of Little French Creek
Region: 
Fisher Saddle Area
Date and time of observation: 
Tue, 12/22/2015 - 14:20
Location Map: 
United States
45° 9' 36.2592" N, 116° 6' 23.9328" W
US


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Observation made by: Forecaster
Snowpit Observations
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New snow is bonding better than anticpated given previous storm cycle. 24 hour totals were between 13 and 15 inches in area with high winds. Areas of sculpting and drifting were observed but leeward slopes showed no widespread wind slab problem. This site had over 300cm of snow on the ground, boot penetration was waist deep.

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Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Wind Speed: 
Light
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
South
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
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