Gothic snowfall

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/12/2020
Name: Billy
Subject: Gothic snowfall

Weather: Only light snowfall but with a lot of water and the 2″ that fell overnight was 0.28″ water and almost all graupel which will not bond to anything until it warms up and melts. Total 24 hour total is 3½” new snow and 0.44″ of water. Currently overcast with a very light off and on snowfall. Snowpack holding at 46″ deep and very warm overnight with the temp. range 29 to 33F and currently 30F. Only light to no west wind. billy