Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Apr 27th, 2021 4:00PM

Tue Apr 27th Current Conditions
Alpine Below Threshold Treeline Below Threshold Below Treeline Below Threshold
Wed Apr 28th 2 Day Outlook
Alpine Below Threshold Treeline Below Threshold Below Treeline Below Threshold
Thu Apr 29th 3 Day Outlook
Alpine Below Threshold Treeline Below Threshold Below Treeline Below Threshold

The alpine rating is below threshold, the treeline rating is below threshold, and the below treeline rating is below threshold.

Less of a freeze tonight at treeline & below.

Good spring powder conditions can be found on high north aspects. Recent & forecasted winds are creating wind slab in the lees.

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Summary

Weather Forecast

The freezing level tonight will only be down to 2000 m.  Wednesday freezing levels begin to rise as warm air moves in with strong westerly winds, mixed with light flurries or showers.  For more details, see the Mountain Weather Forecast.

Snowpack Summary

In the alpine there is 10-25 cm of recent dry snow on northerly aspects.  There are isolated wind slabs building on the lees of alpine features.  In the coming days, there will not be a strong freeze or no freeze at all at lower elevations.  Tonight's freezing levels will be around 2000 m, 2200 m for Wednesday night and 2600 m for Thursday night.

Avalanche Summary

No new avalanche activity observed or reported for the past 2 days.

Confidence

Valid until: Apr 28th, 2021 4:00PM

Forecast Trend

The latest forecast danger ratings, broken down to elevation. See how an elevation is trending.