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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 03.17.19 Name: Davis, Linnet - OFF DUTY Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Lorenzos Observed Terrain:  6900'-11100', N-W-S Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 0 Sky: FEW Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Calm
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport:
 Comments: Very light, intermittent wind. No snow moving or available for transport in this location. Increasing high clouds around 1200.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 1 Easley Yesterday 2 WS N S 9600 Similar aspect and elevation as the one I submitted photos of yesterday. This crown was noticeably shallower than yesterday's.
 Comments: Numerous WL from 3/16 in the Boulders but notably less activity elsewhere. These two wet slabs were the only ones I saw despite good vis and viewing a lot of terrain. No new avalanches today as of 1300.
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: n/o 
 Upper Pack: Shaded - Cold, icy, wind-board, sastrugi and everything but powder. Souths - crusts/ice and afternoon corn. Wet to 50 cm in a quick hand pit on a S at 9000'.  
 Middle Pack:  
 Lower Pack:  
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wet Loose

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Terrain
  Primary Concern Comments: 
 
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wet Slab

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Terrain
  Problem 2 Comments: 
 Comments: Both problems aren't acting up until at least 1 PM.
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results:
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Confidence: Trend:
 Comments (aspects and elevations of instability, etc): Stability worsening and danger rising from LOW to MOD after 1 PM.
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Recent wet slab activity was concentrated on the two mid-elevation S and SE shoulders near Easley. I couldn't turn up any others despite big views of neighboring terrain in the Boulders. Majority of the recent activity was after 2 PM.
FILE ATTACHMENTS

190317_Lorenzos_00.jpg
Easley wet slab.

190317_Lorenzos_04.jpg
Deeper wet slab (reported yesterday) on shoulder between Easley and Lightning.

190317_Lorenzos_12.jpg
Debris of slide on shoulder between Easley and Lightning.