918  
FWUS45 KGYX 290931  
AVGGYX  
 
AVALANCHE WEATHER GUIDANCE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME  
431 AM EST THU FEB 29 2024  
 
   
..PRESIDENTIAL RANGE FORECAST AREA/MOUNT WASHINGTON (6,288 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER OV OV BK BK BK OV BK BK BK SC SC SC FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 85 75 65 65 60 70 55 55 50 35 45 30 20 15 25 40 90  
TEMPERATURE -12 -12 -11 -12 -11 -13 -15 -15 -17 -2 4 14 18 19 21 22 22  
MAX/MIN TEMP -11 -19 20 18  
WIND CHILL -55 -54 -53 -53 -51 -54 -57 -57 -61 -36 -25 -12 -7 -7 -3 1 1  
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 116 109 110 103 70 70 71 69 77 59 47 51 59 69 58 44 47  
WIND GUST (MPH) 138 130 105 88 89 87 96 86  
PRECIP PROB (%) 10 5 5 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..FRANCONIA NOTCH/MOUNT LAFAYETTE (4000 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER OV BK BK BK BK OV BK BK BK SC SC SC FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 90 55 55 70 60 70 60 60 60 45 50 30 20 10 25 35 85  
TEMPERATURE 7 5 6 5 3 1 -1 -2 -2 11 19 25 23 23 24 25 25  
MAX/MIN TEMP 8 -4 25 23  
WIND CHILL -19 -21 -20 -21 -22 -25 -28 -29 -29 -9 3 11 7 7 10 13 12  
WIND DIR W W W W W NW NW NW NW W W W W W SW SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 37 37 40 36 32 31 32 29 31 25 20 20 25 23 19 14 16  
WIND GUST (MPH) 55 57 42 37 42  
PRECIP PROB (%) 30 20 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 5  
PRECIP TYPE S  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..TUCKERMAN AND HUNTINGTON RAVINES (4500 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER BK BK BK BK SC BK SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 60 50 55 60 50 60 45 40 35 30 35 25 15 15 25 35 85  
TEMPERATURE 8 6 7 6 3 0 -1 -2 -3 11 20 25 23 23 24 26 27  
MAX/MIN TEMP 9 -5 26 23  
WIND CHILL -18 -20 -19 -19 -22 -25 -28 -29 -31 -10 3 10 6 6 10 14 15  
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W NW W W W W W SW SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 41 37 37 34 29 28 32 32 33 27 23 21 26 28 18 13 14  
WIND GUST (MPH) 64 57 50 50 46 40 46  
PRECIP PROB (%) 5 0 5 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..CRAWFORD NOTCH AMC HIGHLAND CENTER (1900 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER OV OV BK BK BK BK BK BK BK SC BK SC FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 90 75 50 65 55 70 60 60 60 40 50 35 25 10 25 40 90  
TEMPERATURE 18 14 15 13 9 6 4 3 1 17 28 29 25 26 26 26 27  
MAX/MIN TEMP 18 -1 29 25  
WIND CHILL 0 -6 -5 -7 -10 -13 -17 -18 -19 2 16 19 15 18 18 19  
WIND DIR W W W W W NW NW NW NW NW W W SW W SW SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 25 26 27 25 19 18 20 19 17 16 14 11 10 8 6 5 5  
WIND GUST (MPH) 44 47 48 44 33  
PRECIP PROB (%) 20 5 5 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE S  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..KANCAMAGUS HIGHWAY PASS (2855 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER BK SC SC BK BK BK SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 65 40 45 65 50 60 45 40 35 25 35 15 15 15 25 45 80  
TEMPERATURE 16 14 15 13 10 8 5 4 3 18 27 28 25 24 25 25 26  
MAX/MIN TEMP 17 1 28 24  
WIND CHILL -4 -7 -5 -8 -10 -12 -16 -17 -18 2 14 16 13 11 15 15 16  
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 29 31 29 27 23 20 21 20 19 19 17 16 14 14 10 10 10  
WIND GUST (MPH) 54 54 52 44 39 36  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 0 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..MOUNT OSCEOLA (4340 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER OV SC BK BK BK BK SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 70 40 55 65 55 65 45 45 40 30 35 20 15 15 25 45 85  
TEMPERATURE 7 5 6 6 5 3 0 0 0 12 19 26 24 24 24 24 24  
MAX/MIN TEMP 8 -2 26 24  
WIND CHILL -21 -23 -22 -21 -21 -24 -28 -27 -28 -9 2 11 8 10 12 12 11  
WIND DIR W W W W W W W W W W W W W W SW SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 48 46 46 41 37 36 35 34 35 28 21 24 24 19 13 13 14  
WIND GUST (MPH)  
PRECIP PROB (%) 5 5 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..CANNON MOUNTAIN (4080 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER OV BK BK OV BK OV BK BK BK SC BK SC FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 85 55 55 70 60 70 55 60 65 50 50 30 20 10 25 35 85  
TEMPERATURE 7 6 6 5 4 2 0 0 -1 12 19 23 25 24 24 25 26  
MAX/MIN TEMP 7 -3 25 24  
WIND CHILL -19 -21 -22 -22 -22 -24 -27 -26 -28 -8 3 8 10 9 10 13 14  
WIND DIR W W W W W NW NW NW NW W W W W SW S S S  
WIND (MPH) 40 42 44 40 35 33 33 31 31 25 19 21 24 23 17 13 14  
WIND GUST (MPH)  
PRECIP PROB (%) 30 20 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 5  
PRECIP TYPE S S  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..BALDFACE MOUNTAIN (3547 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 35 35 45 45 40 40 25 20 20 25 40 25 20 20 25 35 85  
TEMPERATURE 20 17 18 16 12 10 7 6 5 20 30 30 27 25 26 26 27  
MAX/MIN TEMP 20 3 31 25  
WIND CHILL 2 -1 0 -2 -6 -8 -12 -13 -11 9 19  
WIND DIR W W W W W W NW NW W W W W SW SW SW SW SW  
WIND (MPH) 28 25 25 21 18 18 18 17 11 9 8 9 6 4 4 3 3  
WIND GUST (MPH) 56 49 48 40  
PRECIP PROB (%) 0 0 5 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 5  
PRECIP TYPE  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 
   
..MOUNT MOOSILAUKE (4802 FT)
 
 
DATE THURSDAY 02/29/24 FRIDAY 03/01/24  
TIME (LT) 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A 10A 1P 4P 7P 10P 1A 4A 7A  
 
CLOUD COVER OV SC BK BK OV OV BK BK SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC OV  
CLOUD COVER (%) 85 45 60 65 75 70 60 50 50 45 45 30 20 20 25 45 85  
TEMPERATURE 8 7 8 7 6 4 1 0 -1 12 20 26 23 23 23 24 24  
MAX/MIN TEMP 10 -3 26 23  
WIND CHILL -18 -19 -18 -18 -19 -21 -25 -26 -27 -7 5 12 8 9 11 12 12  
WIND DIR W W W W W W NW NW W W W W W SW S S S  
WIND (MPH) 40 39 40 36 33 33 31 29 29 23 18 20 20 17 13 12 13  
WIND GUST (MPH)  
PRECIP PROB (%) 20 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 5  
PRECIP TYPE S  
6 HOUR QPF 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
6 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
12 HOUR SNOW 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
 

 
 
--- PRECIP TYPE CODES ---  
 
CODE TYPE  
T THUNDERSTORMS  
R RAIN  
S SNOW  
I SLEET  
Z FREEZING RAIN  
 
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