Gothic Townsite 6am Obs

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/14/2019
Name: billy barr

Subject: Gothic Townsite 6am Obs

 

Elevation: 9400
Weather: Snow stopped near sunrise yesterday and it stayed dry, though very windy, the rest of the day. Wind let up near sunset and snow started just at dark and continued through the night. Wind was mild until becoming strong near 4 a.m. as snowfall continued. Totals so far are 7″ new snow with 0.56″ SWE and snowpack at 27½”. Currently light snow and strong wind, about 8-15 W gusting to 30. Temperature dropped to 18F but gradually climbed to the current 26F. It is not nice out there. billy