Observation Date: 12/02/2018
Morrell Ridge 8000′ NE aspect 23* slope
Sky was overcast / obscured for most of the day . Calm winds. Air temp -9.3, Surface -8.5, T20 -4.7
New Snow: 0-3″
None observed. Loose dry could have been triggered in steep terrain.
Widespread Surface Hoar. 7-8mm V at Ridge tops and 2-3mm in open trees below.
60-75cm depth. ECTN13 down 15cm on 3mm SH and 1mm FC. CT11 on same layer.
Widespread surface hoar and a faceted snowpack will likely be weaknesses when the next big load gets delivered.
Observer: George D’Angelo