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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Today

Today: A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
High: 61 °F
Tonight

Tonight: A chance of showers before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Low: 46 °F
Sunday

Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
High: 61 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Low: 47 °F
Monday

Monday: A chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.
High: 60 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Low: 46 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
High: 56 °F
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Low: 47 °F
Wednesday

Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
High: 57 °F
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