Sonora Pass, CA

Location Name: 
Sonora Pass, CA
Region: 
BWRA
Date and time of observation: 
Thu, 04/06/2017 - 13:42
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Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

Observation made by: Avalanche Specialist
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Snowpack was very moist & representative of spring conditions. Surface boot penetration was variable but between 6-12". New powder was blowing around but bonding well to the old surface well.

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Snowpack photos: 
Weather Forecast
Snowpit videos (tests, etc): 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
West
Accumulation rate: 
Greater than 1 in. per hour
More detailed information about the weather: 

Heavy precipitation & high winds expected!