Bishop Bowl storm snow

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Aspendell
Submission Info
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 5:15pm
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Bishop Bowl 37° 14' 24.1152" N, 118° 37' 19.056" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Strong south/southwest winds today in and above bishop bowl. Lots of wind transport/loading taking place. It was lightly to moderatly snowing most of the morning. Skied low angle trees, a quick hand pit @ approx 9200 ft showed about 14" of new snow well bonded to a sun crust underneath. No reactivity seen in the snow pit.

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour

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