Observation: Turnagain

Location: Road obs

Route & General Observations

Road obs this afternoon to take advantage of some good vis and clean a few bathrooms.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Wet loose point releases on East facing Seattle ridge.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly sunny this morning with increasing clouds throughout the day. Temp was 37 deg. at 4pm at Turnagian pass. 43 degrees at sea level.
Winds were gusting on ridgetops from the east enough to see some visible plumes on Sunburst.

Snow surface

12" of saturated (very wet) snow at Turnagain pass (1,000 feet) on spongy ground.

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