Sunny and warm….
19th March 2022
Today was dry and sunny with fresh Southerly winds the freezing level was above all the summits. Last night the snowpack re-froze leaving an ice surface layer this soften during the course of the day particularly on slopes exposed to the direct sunshine. It was 16.2 degrees Celsius at sea level at midday.
Avalanche Forecast Snow Stability and Hazard: The snowpack will re-freeze overnight and consolidate remaining generally well bonded and stable in all locations. Isolated surface instabilities may develop on slopes exposed to the sun during the day. Cornices will be prone to collapse. The avalanche hazard will be Low.
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