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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.10.18 Name: Savage Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Warm Springs Ck - Baldy OB Observed Terrain:  NW near 9000' Zone/Region:  Wood River Valley
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: tr HST: tr Sky: X Precip: S-1 Temps: 20s F
 Ridgeline Wind: Light and Intermittent from the Variable
 Blowing Snow: None Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: 20cm 
 Upper Pack: 5cm F DF + FC 
 Middle Pack: 10cm F FC/DH, some degrading/degraded crust near the bottom of this layer 
 Lower Pack: 5cm DH on ground 
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: None performed
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Very Good Confidence: HIGH Trend:
 Comments (aspects and elevations of instability, etc): Shady upper elevations slopes, no evidence of wind loading in this area. Wind loaded slopes would have markedly different stability rating.
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Weak snowpack, but stable for now because no slab exists. Looks like it will get interesting quickly when/as the slab builds above the existing weak snow.