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Urban Avalanche Advisory
Current Advisory as of Sunday, March 26, 2017
Expires 7:00am on Monday, March 27, 2017
The National Weather Service Forecasts-
Primary Avalanche Problem
DescriptionThe persistent slab problem remains in the region. Look to see if its still present where you ride? Have you done a pit recently on your favorite slope? did your slope slide last week? maybe the new snow is more stable there?
This new snow may keep the persistent weak layer easier to trigger as well. Use caution
Secondary Avalanche Problem
DescriptionIts supposed to cloud up today. Should that occur this will ot become an issue. Yet with temps near freezing at the Tram it wont take much direct sunlight to weaken this snow.
Watch the sun today... if it stays out be aware of danger increasing on south to southwest facing slopes later in the day. Avoid south to southwest facing slopes during the heat of the day into early evening.
If we see much clouding this will not become an issue.
Today's Avalanche Tip
Probability Vs Consequence.