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Old Ski Bowl and Grey Butte

Location Name: 
Old Ski Bowl
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of observation: 
Sun, 12/24/2017 - 11:00am
Observation made by: 
Forecaster
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Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 21' 3.6324" N, 122° 11' 48.354" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

-HS 1-3ft

-4 inches of cold and dry snow from the recent storm still exists on shady north facing slopes near treeline and below treeline

-Icy patches are widespread near and above treeline

-No signs of instability 

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Weather Observations

Details

Flurries began to fall at 8,500ft and higher just after 11am. Clouds obscured the view of the upper mountain for most of the afternoon. Winds were moderate to strong blowing out of the southwest. No snow accumulation was observed.

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Precipitation: 
Snow
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Wind Direction: 
Southwest