Mt Washington Avalanche Center - GENERAL BULLETIN FOR 12-07-2016

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  1. neiceadmin

    neiceadmin Doug Millen Staff Member

    "Winter delivered 27.8″ of snow to the summit of Mount Washington since December 1. For comparison, last December the summit recorded 29″ over the entire month. Over the past two days, 7.5″ fell on NW winds averaging 34 mph. Late on Sunday, winds diminished to the teens and swung to the south, eventually regaining strength and returning to NW, maxing out at 67 mph early on Tuesday, December 6.This shift in winds is evident in the current snowpack with multiple fist to finger hard layers under wind slabs which formed on lee slopes. Field work Tuesday showed lingering instabilities that make safe travel in our forecast area challenging at the moment....."

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