Noon Friday, April 13, 2018
COPPER RIVER HIGHWAY AVALANCHE HAZARD
Outlook: The hazard should remain the same through next week.
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE HAZARD
Above Tree Line: MODERATE Use caution around steep sun baked slopes.
Tree Line: LOW
Below Tree Line: LOW
Increasing daylight has brought warm daytime temperatures. We’ve seen some scattered showers but mostly dry weather. The snowpack is quickly disappearing from sea level while a variable 2 feet exists at 1500 feet. Expect similar weather to continue through next week. Avalanche activity is not expected, though backcountry users should use caution around steep sun baked slopes above tree line.
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Steve “Hoots” Witsoe
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