Checked out a windy part of the forecast region to see the effects of the past 2 days' powerful winds and check the distribution of buried persistent weak layers.
Cornice on cross-loaded mid elevation gully wall failed with skier weight. Slab dense and hard (1 F) and up to 2 feet thick. Failed with a snap but didn't involve much snow downslope of cornice
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