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The Twins

RED FLAGS
Wind
Intense precipitation
Whumpfing sounds or cracks
Observation Date/Time:
Sun, Mar 15, 2020 - 9:41 AM
Reporter(s):

Location/Elevation:
Willamette Pass Area / 6600'
Report Type:
Snow Conditions  
Travel Mode:
Snowmobile  
Sky Conditions:
Obscured (eg: fog)
Precip Type/Intensity:
Graupel and Hail / S-1 Very light snow
New Snow:
8 in
Wind Direction/Speed:
SW / Moderate: 17-25 mph

Written Report:
Noticeable cracking on all test slopes above tree line. In and below tree line were heavily wind loaded. With a severe temperature drop with this storm I would suspect large wind slabs carrying loose snow on top of the hard pack we have had for some time.