Partly cloudy with isolated Thunderstorms in the Evening, then mostly cloudy with isolated rain Showers after midnight. We have been concerned about a skier or snowmachiner triggering a large destructive avalanche that fails near the ground on the weak October snow. Get the forecast for today, tonight & tomorrow's weather for Girdwood, AK. Weather Underground provides local & long-range weather forecasts, weatherreports, maps & tropical weather conditions for the Moose Pass area. There was heavy rain at times in Seward and Portage. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning from 3 p.m. Wednesday through early Thursday. Along turnagain arm and higher elevations... Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph shifting to the east 20 to 35 mph in the afternoon. There is a pause in the stormy weather with snow potentially returning Sunday. A skier in low-angle terrain remotely triggered a larger avalanche in Turnagain Pass on Sunday, November 22. Deep Persistent Slabs are typically hard to trigger, are very destructive and dangerous due to the large mass of snow involved, and can persist for months once developed. Lows 5 to 15 above. ... Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph except east 10 to 25 mph through portage valley and turnagain arm Night Details. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Temperatures were near 32F at … WindAlert has the latest weather conditions, winds, forecasts, nearby currents, and alerts for the area! Turnagain Pass saw 2-2.5′ with 1-1.5′ in the Summit Lake area. Lows 15 to 20. Today: Skies will remain overcast and rain and snow showers continue today. hypothetical objects located in the avalanche track (AAA 2016, CAA 2014). This weak layer may be an issue in protected areas there and in the Lynx Creek/Johnson Pass zone. Turnagain Pass at 1,880′:  2.4″ of water equivalent, roughly 2-2.5′ of snow above treeline. Storm snow avalanches, such as wind slabs along ridgelines, storm slabs in the sheltered zones, cornice falls and wet loose (push-a-lanches) in the saturated snow should all be viewed as likely today. It’s a day to carefully evaluate terrain and consequences if an avalanche does release. Excessive Rainfall and Winter Weather Forecasts, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In Summit Lake we have also found a layer of buried surface hoar in protected areas that may also be an issue. Historical or past weather forecast page provides historical weather forecast from 1 st July, 2008 till now in 3 hourly interval. WindAlert has the latest weather conditions, winds, forecasts, nearby currents, and alerts for the area! Additional information. If you think a public avalanche center is important please support our organization. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing, fishing or paragliding. Lows 5 to 15. In addition, rain fell to around 2000′ (maybe higher). An additional 8-10″ is expected through the day at Turnagain Pass. Deep Persistent Slab avalanches are the release of a thick cohesive layer of hard snow (a slab), when the bond breaks between the slab and an underlying persistent weak layer deep in the snowpack. Snow and rain in the evening then rain after midnight. Price: $235. Temperatures were in the high 30°Fs and low 40°Fs at sea level and high 20°Fs in the Alpine. All NOAA, A large Fall storm system will slowly shift north into eastern Canada through tonight. Monday night a natural avalanche cycle occurred in upper elevation terrain near Girdwood and in Portage. NWS Highs 15 to 25. They are often triggered from areas where the snow is shallow and weak, and are particularly difficult to forecast for and manage. Moose Pass Weather Forecasts. Variable wind 10 mph. Current conditions, warnings and historical records Multiple locations were found. Turnagain Pass open to motorized use as of Wednesday 11/25. avalanches increasing as we move up the scale. The rain/snow line could creep up to 200′ at times. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Red flags to watch for: Lows in the lower to mid 50s. Highs in the lower to mid 20s. A weather system will slowly lift northward from the Alaska Peninsula. Weather for Turnagain Pass Winter Sports Area, Alaska, USA. From what we know, the pre-existing snow surface lacked any persistent type of snow grain and was mainly wind slab and settled powder. Please try another search. 000 SXUS41 PAFC 290104 RECAER Southcentral Alaska Mountain Forecast NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Anchorage AK 404 PM AKST Sat Nov 28 2020 The Eastern Turnagain Arm Mountain Forecast covers the mountains (above 1000 ft) surrounding eastern Turnagain Arm...including Alyeska Resort and Turnagain Pass. SEWARD/LOST LAKE: This region saw heavy rain and snow yesterday and there is no snowpack information for this area yet. Lows 5 to 10 above. Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). –  Whumpfing (collapsing) of the snowpack, sure sign to avoid avalanche terrain period. Weather Links Weather Forecasts. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. 1-Day 3-Day 5-Day Webcams You can view all wind and weather webcams nearby Turnagain Pass on the above map. Status of riding areas across the Chugach NF is managed by the Glacier and Seward Ranger Districts, not avalanche center staff. Please select one of the following: Snow likely in the evening, then a chance of snow after midnight. "Certain" means that humans will be able to trigger avalanches on many slopes, and natural avalanches are expected. This means it may be even easier to trigger an avalanche on a mid-pack buried weak layer or near the ground. Current weather in Turnagain Pass Winter Sports Area and forecast for today, tomorrow, and next 14 days. Department of Transportation & Public Facilities PO Box 112500 3132 Channel Drive Juneau, Alaska 99811-2500 Phone: 907-465-3900 || 907-586-8365 (FAX) NOAA weather radar, satellite and synoptic charts. Plan your trip and get the fastest route taking into account current traffic conditions. Be prepared for the day. Duration: 3.5 hours Location: Turnagain Pass is 65 miles south of Anchorage on the Seward Highway and 20 miles south of Girdwood in the Chugach National Forest Winter Season: January 5th 2021 – February 14th 2021, text us at 907 783-3600 for custom tours, snowmobile rental delivery and group rides.. 11.29.20. Don’t get blown away by the weather in Turnagain Arm. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! As the storm moves on and the temperatures cool the good news is the new snow should bond relatively quickly. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing or paragliding. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions are expected in southern California this week with gusty offshore winds and dry conditions. As temperatures drop rain/snowline will come down from around 2000′ to sea level. If venturing out today in the soggy mountains caution is advised. Variable wind 10 mph. Plan you week with the help of our 10-day weather forecasts and weekend weather predictions for Portage Glacier, Alaska . "Very Large" avalanches may bury or destroy vehicles or houses, and "Historic" avalanches are massive events capable of altering the landscape. General This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Turnagain Pass in Alaska, United States. The most intense winds were Monday evening but remained steady yesterday at ridgeline stations, blowing from the east 20-30 mph and gusting into the 40s and 50s.
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