Moderate to strong southwest winds will transport the new snow and create wind slabs during the day. Older wind slabs can be found in immediate lee features in the alpine and might still be sensitive to human triggers.
Be careful with wind-loaded pockets, especially near ridge crests and roll-overs.Watch for signs of instability such as whumpfing, or cracking.
Aspects: North, North East, East, North West.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.