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Bunny Flat / Sand Flat conditions

Location Name: 
Bunny Flat / Sand Flat conditions
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:00pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 21' 14.9184" N, 122° 13' 58.1592" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

  • Periods of rain and snow. Snow levels fell to 6,500 feet but rose to 10,000 feet by late afternoon.
  • 5 inches of heavy, wet snow measured at 7,000 feet at 1300 hours
  • 2.39 inches of water over past 24 hours, as of 7am on 4.7.18
  • Below, 7,700 feet, skiing near impossible due to suction from wet snow
  • Snow surfaces smooth
  • No wind loading due to wet, heavy snow
  • Sand Flat winter XC-trails still usable (see photo)

Photos

Weather Observations

Details

  • Mostly rain with periods of snow
  • Poor visibility above treeline
  • Moderate winds out of the WSW
  • Temperatures warming yesterday

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
Mixed rain and snow
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Wind Direction: 
Southwest