Forecaster Observation - Chicken Bones, Southern Whitefish Range

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Forecaster Observation - Chicken Bones, Southern Whitefish Range
Whitefish Range - Southern (south of Coal Creek)
Date and time of observation: 
Thu, 12/17/2015 - 13:00
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Observation made by: Forecaster
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

135 cm total snow, December 9th crust 50cm below the surface and 2cm thick in this location. Thin layer of small, faceted grains forming above and below crust.

Stability tests:

ECTN 15 21cm from surface at interface of Sunday (12/13) storm and Tuesday (12/15) storm.

ECTN 25 52 cm from surface. Failed below December 9 crust 

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
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December 17, 2015 - General Snowpack Structure, Southern Whitefish Range

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Wind Speed: 
Moderate (Small trees sway)
Wind Direction: 
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