Snowpit NE Dunderberg Peak

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Dunderberg Peak
Submission Info
Volunteer Observer
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 2:30pm
Red Flags: 
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
38° 4' 25.9392" N, 119° 14' 44.9448" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

NE Dunderberg Peak at 10,200' on a 30-35 degree slope. 16" - 24" of new snow with strong winds. 10" of new snow at 9000' (per snotel RAWS)

0-15 cm - faceted layer

15-60 cm - consolidated dense snow. 

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: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
More detailed information about the weather: 

50-100 mph winds and heavy snow loading on all North, North East slopes. 

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