Central Avalanche Hazard Forecasting, Phase I : A Feasibility Study (Fiscal Year 1975) : Final Report

This report describes the results of a feasibility study comprising Phase I of a Central Avalanche Hazard Forecasting Program for mountain passes in the State of Washington.

The report describes existing weather and avalanche data sources, and suggests improvements and additions for improved input to and feedback from a centralized avalanche forecaster's office which will improve avalanche predictions for all passes within the State.
 
WSDH and consultant efforts and results during FY 75 are described, and specific recommendations for Phase II, implementation of avalanche hazard forecasting, are provided

Publication Date: 
Friday, August 1, 1975
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 23.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:42
Authors: 
Washington State Highway Commission; Washington (State). Dept. of Highways.
Originator: 
Washington State Highway Commission; Washington (State). Dept. of Highways.
Number of Pages: 
79
Subject: 
Avalanches, Communications, Data collection, Forecasting, Hazards, Mountains, Precipitation (Meteorology), Roadside hazards, Temperature, Weather and climate, Weather forecasting.