Burke Summit

Location Name: 
Burke Summit
Region: 
Silver Valley Area
Date and time of observation: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 11:02
Location Map: 
United States
47° 31' 16.284" N, 115° 42' 46.044" W
US


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Observation made by: Forecaster
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Lots of evidence of loose wet slides. Rollerballs, snow peeling off rock cliffs, tree bombs causing slides, and the glide cracks open on Tiger Peak. Our lower snowpit at 5500' had a CT26 Q1 down 90cm on the buried surface hoar, PST 50/100 End on the same layer.  

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Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

It was still barely below freezing at 6300', but back down at 5500 it was defintely above freezing.  Pack your sunscreen.