Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center

Hatcher Pass Avalanche Forecast

Avalanche risk Issued: Sat, April 20th, 2024
ARCHIVED FORECAST - All forecasts expire after 24 hours from the posting date/time.
Although the forecast season has finished, the avalanche season has not.  Please read below for some tips on NAVIGATING THE BACKCOUNTRY IN SPRINGTIME and AVALANCHE PROBLEMS ON THE HORIZON.  Temperatures have risen significantly this week.  Expect the avalanche danger to be dynamic with the increase in daytime temperatures, multiple nights without a refreeze below 3500' and sunshine in the forecast.  Expect to see wet avalanches this weekend. Conditions will vary from frozen to breakable crust to corn and wet sloppy snow depending... (Read More)

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Afternoon
This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
High: 60 °F
Tonight

Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Low: 48 °F
Sunday

Sunday: Scattered showers between 10am and 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.
High: 62 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: Scattered showers before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Low: 47 °F
Monday

Monday: Scattered showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
High: 57 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Scattered showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Low: 45 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
High: 54 °F
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Low: 40 °F
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Juneteenth: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
High: 53 °F
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