Avalanche conditions will be most dangerous at low elevations in areas that receive the most rain. Northerly slopes will be especially suspect as wet avalanches can gouge down into deeper layers in the snowpack. These avalanche can entrain a lot of heavy wet snow and be hard to escape. Start your backcountry travel at a high-elevation trailhead and avoid all slopes that are unsupportable, where you sink into the snowpack.
At the higher elevations the wind will be drifting today's new snow into thick slabs on easterly slopes near ridgetop. Watch for shooting cracks in drifted snow and avoid areas where the snow feels harder or more hollow than surrounding sheltered areas.
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