Strong Winds, Poor Visibility and Drifting

6th January 2016

A poor vis day with strong South-East winds that cranked up in strength as the day progressed.

A lot of snow being pushed onto West to North aspects, with frequent sloughs reported on cliffs.

Some consolidation of the snowpack even though its is deep in places. Some snow-ice on East facing and wind scoured slopes.

Storm Cap above the Northern  Cairngorms

Storm Cap above the Northern Cairngorms

Cairngorm Summit Weather Station - working well in iced up conditions !

Cairngorm Summit Weather Station – working well in iced up conditions !

 

 

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