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Broken top Pinnacles

RED FLAGS
Rapid temperature rise
Observation Date/Time:
Sat, Dec 5, 2020 - 9:45 AM
Reporter(s):
Rad
Location/Elevation:
Broken Top Area
Report Type:
Snow Conditions  
Travel Mode:
Ski or Snowboard  

Written Report:
Very warm day. Stronger than expected gusty S/SW winds in upper broken top bowl. Only highest, shaded areas had any dry snow.
No facets observed anywhere in profile. No fracture occurred during extended column test.
No surface hoar observed, even in shady, lower elevations, where it normally survives warm temperatures.

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