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Weather

DatePeriodNameAffiliationLocationZoneSkyPrecipitationIntensityRain Line

Warning Signs

Blowing Snow
DatePeriodObserverAreaZoneDepth
(inches)
ExtentElevationAspect
Shooting Cracks
DatePeriodObserverAreaZoneCrackingElevAspect
Whumpfing
DatePeriodObserverAreaZoneWhumpfingElevAspect

Problem Layer

DateObserverAreaZoneTypeDepth
(inches)
ElevAspect

Hazard Assessment & Comments

DateObserverAreaZoneBulletinAgreeComments

General

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All depths are in inches.

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Wind Depths

  • Large (> than 18 inches)
  • Medium (6-18 inches)
  • Small (2 to 6 inches)
  • None
  • No Obs: No Observations not possible

Blowing Snow Extent

  • near - drifts along ridges
  • middle - drifts extended from ridges
  • far - drifts beyond ridges - extensive

Problem Layer Types

  • RC - rain crust
  • SC - sun crust
  • MFC = melt/freeze crust
  • RmC - rime crust
  • RRC - radiation recrystallization
  • SF - surface hoar
  • NSF - near surface faceted snow
  • DH - depth hoar
  • DB - density break
  • HC = hardness change

Blowing snow depths

  • Large (> than 18 inches)
  • Medium (6-18 inches)
  • Small (2 to 6 inches)
  • None
  • No Obs: No Observations not possible

Blowing snow extent

  • near - drifts along ridges
  • middle - drifts extended from ridges
  • far - drifts beyond ridges - extensive