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USGS scientists visit Weather Station in Glacier National Park

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USGS scientists visit Garden Wall Weather Station in Glacier National Park.  This high elevation weather station, just below the Continental Divide near Logan Pass, collects weather data that is used each spring to forecast avalanche hazard for the road crew plowing Going to the Sun Road.  The data is also used by USGS avalanche scientists to study the connection between climate and wet slab avalanche activity.  


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