2016-2017 Winter Recap

June 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

Warm- Halloween event

 

November

4 storms/ 9 days measured

 

December

6 storms/ 12 days measured

 

January

7 storms/ 23 days of measured snowfall

* 110 RMP (beat Hx record by 1/2 inch)

* 152 Coal Bank (beat Hx record by +1foot)

* 1/10 SH Layer loaded up-

* Huge Natural cycle 1/14 "everything 30+ slid-JANUBURIED!"

Rapid Settlement after instabilities blow out

 

February

5 storms/ 11 days of measured snowfall

*41 RMP/ 51.5 CB

 

March

6 storms/ 8(RMP)/6(CB) days measured snowfall

* 33.5 RMP/ 20 CB

 

April

4 storms/ 10 days of measured snowfall

 

 

Statewide

Only 1 fatality in Colorado this season...

BUT

80 people caught in avalanches and 9 Full Burials this season!!!

 

 

****Monthly Notes- (Based on Daily Obs/CAIC Highway & Backcountry Reports/M. Gober Presentation)

 

*****Links:

Red Mountain Pass SNOTEL
Molas Lake SNOTEL

CAIC Weather Stations

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