Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park Avalanche Forecast
Apr 26th, 2019 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Persistent Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
Lots of snow and wind is forecast over the next week. Please be cautious in the alpine.
Winter is coming! 10 to 30 cm of snow is forecast for tomorrow with moderate west winds. Winds are expected to shift to the northeast Sunday and become strong. Cold temperatures and developing windslabs are expected. Conditions should change rapidly and caution is urged.
Wind deposit can be found in lee alpine areas on surface hoar and poorly bonded snow (facets, crust). Bomber crusts are common on sun affected slopes. Isolated pockets of deep facets still exist on cold north exposures. There are also large cornices around. There is a lot going on in the alpine and more coming in. Take a moment to check your slope.
No activity reported today.
Make your own assessments in the alpine. People were caught again yesterday.
Aspects:North, North East, East.
LikelihoodPossible - Unlikely
Expected Size1 - 2
Valid until: Apr 27th, 2019 4:00PM