10 Feb 2012

It was a much nicer morning yesterday, not going to post a picture of the rain!!

At 2280 meters the temperature at 06:00 was -3, the winds were 20-30 KPH from the East. At 1550 meters the temperature was 0, 99.5 % humidity and the barometer was dropping slowly.  At 1650 meters there  was 1 cm recorded over night. It appears that the clouds are producing rain in the valley but it is barely snowing in the alpine. In the valley it is +1.

For the latest Avalanche Advisory click here: Avalanche Advisory
Tony Sittlinger Photo

Tony found some depth hoar on a north facing shallow snow pack (40cm) around the rocks at 2000 meters yesterday. Even with these warm temperatures there is still DH lurking.  In many places it is breaking down but still out there.

For a quick view at a large avalanche click here: Large Avalanche
Interesting shot from Switzerland where cold temperatures have frozen parts of Europe.