Waterton Lakes National Park Avalanche Forecast
Jan 10th, 2012 4:00PM
Moderate snowfall Tuesday sits on underlying previous crusts and hard slabs. Dangerous avalanche conditions will persist for a few days as loose snow and slab avalanches are likely. Little Prairie snowpack 105cms.
Light to moderate easterly winds accompanied the recent storm snow. Stronger westerly winds resuming Wednesday will build slabs on easterly aspects and other lee terrain features. Triggering will likely be touchy on the underlying crusts.
Aspects:North, North East, East, South East, South.
Loose snow sluffs to size 2 were running far and fast by mid-day Tuesday as an intense upslope storm moved through Waterton. Upper elevations may receive up to 25cms of new snow however the precip should taper off by late Tuesday.
Valid until: Jan 13th, 2012 4:00PM