Wintry flat white…
19th January 2021
After some overnight snow showers above 650 metres it was predominately dry. The freezing level was around 500 metres and winds were very light from a South-Westerly direction. Very little snow below 450 metres, deeper accumulations with drifts above 800 metres. Visibility generally ok, poor at times above 1000 metres. Winds were light West-South-Westerly 5-10mph. Weakly bonded windslab exists in steep sheltered locations mainly on North-West through North to South-East aspects above 800 metres. Fragile cornices also exist above similar aspects. Slope aspects at lower elevations are generally stable. The avalanche hazard is Considerable.
Settled tomorrow, Thursday, heavy snow at times coupled with strong to gale force North-East to North-Westerly winds, turning more showery on Friday.
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