Pre-storm surface hoar, Silver Valley

Location Name: 
Pre-storm surface hoar, various locations in St. Regis & Silver Valley zone
Region: 
Silver Valley Area
Date and time of observation: 
Sat, 01/29/2022 (All day)



Observation made by: Forecaster
Snowpit Observations
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Pre-storm photos of the fairly widespread surface hoar in the St. Regis and Silver Valley forecast zone. We observed surface hoar of varying size in open areas and sparse trees at all aspects and elevations, except wind affected above treeline terrain. Of note, we found surface hoar on top of a sun crust on sun exposed aspects.

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