Windy and Mild
27th January 2018
Overnight, the freezing level rose above the summits and rain fell through the night and into the morning at all levels. The freezing level started to lower during the afternoon with some light snow showers over the summits. The winds were very strong from the West-South-West.
The snowpack is moist at all levels and wet snow instabilities were present on many steep slopes particularly on North-West through North to East aspects above 800 metres. Recent avalanche activity was noted on a North-West aspect and several cornices have collapsed on Northerly aspects. The avalanche hazard is Considerable.
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