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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Road Obs.

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Route & General Observations

Girdwood to Turnagain Pass for road obs.

WINDY!

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Rapid wind loading observed on high peaks and even mid-slope thru Turnagain Pass.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Clear.
Temps varied a bit between Girdwood and Turnagain Pass.
Girdwood: 44F @ 1pm
Turnagain Pass: 29F @1:30pm

Moderate to strong winds across eastern Turnagain Arm blowing from the East.

Snow surface

Anti-tracks on Tincan Common.
6-8" settled powder over stout melt-freeze crust @ 1,000' (Moto lot).

Snowpack

No snowpack obs today.

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