Jasper National Park Avalanche Forecast
Jan 13th, 2020 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Deep Persistent Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
The CAA's Mountain Weather forecast now includes a more specific Alberta Rockies synopsis. It's a great day to geek out on weather data!
The jet stream has dipped to the south allowing arctic air to blanket the forecast area. On Wednesday a low passing to the south provides minimal precipitation to our region. By Friday the westerly flow starts to reemerge, finally displacing the cold air.
Surface faceting at all elevations. Weakening midpack comprised of mixed forms and facets, bridging basal facets and DH. HS Average at TL: ~150cm.
No new avalanches observed or reported
Deep Persistent Slabs
Numerous avalanches were observed throughout the region that failed to ground. Activity has tapered off but may be waiting for the human trigger.
- Be aware of thin areas that may propogate to deeper instabilites.
- Use caution on open slopes and convex rolls
Valid until: Jan 14th, 2020 4:00PM