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West Side: Mumbo Basin & Whalen Summit

Location Name: 
West Side: Mumbo Basin & Whalen Summit
Region: 
Castle Lake
Date and time of observation: 
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 8:00pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster

Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 11' 45.2508" N, 122° 31' 14.9196" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

Launched snowmobiles from .5 miles past the second bridge up the South Fork Sac road (40N26). Snowpack thin approaching Whalen Summit, several dry patches encountered, melting fast.
Mumbo Basin: Average snow depth - 20"
Whalen Summit: Average snow depth - 9"

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Weather Observations

Details

Warm, no wind
Small streams running

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Wind Direction: 
East