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Observation: Girdwood

Location: Road Observation Portage and Turnagain Arm

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Route & General Observations

We drove through Portage yesterday evening to see if there was any recent wet activity from that day. We’re pretty sure all the activity in these photos was from 4/10 – 4/11 during a rain event in our region.

We also saw the first Beluga’s of the season at the Twentymile bridge. Spring is officially here!

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Lot of recent wet avalanche debris from rain event earlier in the week.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Sunny, clear skies
Temps - mid 40F's
Light winds
No precip

Snow surface

Snow is melting fast along the road. Lots of areas with little to no snow in sunny areas.

Snowpack

N/A

Photos & Video
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