1/9/19 BWRA Avalanche Activity

Location Name: 
Leavitt Cirque
Region: 
BWRA
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:30
Location Map: 


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity

Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Dry
Trigger type: 
Natural
Crown Height: 
Less than 1 ft
Terrain: 
Above Treeline
Number of similar avalanches: 
4
Did the avalanche hit a building, vehicle, or structure?: 
No
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Minor Wind Slab/Storm Slab/Loose Dry avalanche cycle with Wednesday's refresh 6-10in refresh.  New snow instabilities settled out quickly with no new avalanche activity observed during Thursday's (1/10) field day.  

Photos 1-4: Leavitt Cirque

Photo 5: Debris below loaded lee slope, likely from Sat-Mon (1/5-1/7)  storm/avalanche cycle

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
Air temperature trend: 
Wind Direction: 
Accumulation rate: 
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