Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center

Hatcher Pass Avalanche Forecast

Avalanche risk Issued: Thu, January 26th, 2023
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.
It's been a week of change at Hatcher Pass with two warm weather systems affecting the forecast area. Above 2500 feet the avalanche danger is Moderate. Below 2500 feet the avalanche danger is Low. At mid and upper elevations small to large human triggered storm slabs are possible and natural avalanches are unlikely.  The NWS expects the storm to end sometime this afternoon. Southwest winds with sustained speeds of 25 mph and 30 mph gusts are expected today. An additional 4 inches... (Read More)

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This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Scattered snow showers before 3pm.  Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Scattered
Snow Showers
Tonight

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.
Partly Cloudy

Friday

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Mostly Sunny

Friday
Night
Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Mostly Cloudy
then Chance
Snow
Saturday

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind.
Partly Sunny

Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Mostly Cloudy

Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Mostly Cloudy
then Chance
Snow
Monday

Monday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Chance Snow

Hi 28 °F Lo 17 °F Hi 26 °F Lo 23 °F Hi 32 °F Lo 23 °F Hi 30 °F Lo 22 °F Hi 28 °F

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