Observation: Emma Ridges

Observation Date: 
04/28/2017
Observer Name: 
Chester
Region: 
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route: 
Emma ridge
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Weather Comments: 
Left at 1240 snow still way dry no sun., cold. No snow transported where i was(s below 10,000'. Snow intensity was very light with slow moving lazy flakes and not much wind.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
6"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Tracks from yesterday were mostly filled in. Great great riding.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Red Flags Comments: 
Nothing exciting to report.I noticed no instability on my tour but didn't go looking for it. The rapid loading issues of this week were not happening today.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Slab
Problem #1 Comments: 
I tried to put a couple ski cuts on some smaller slabs se facing 9500. Nothing. Would not be suprised if higher had more issues
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate