Early morning conditions around 10:00am, weather was still mostly clear. Early signs of the storm developed around 11:00am starting S-1 increasing to a S1 @ 11:55 staying consistent throughout our tour which ended at 4:20pm. Early signs of wind slab development observed at 2:20pm, ripples were seen on snowpack with widespread cracking observed.
Observed Avalanche Problem #1:
Light winds developing to moderate throughout the day. Strong intermittent gusts throughout the day. Moderate blowing snow adding to the early development of the slab, (S1).