Field summaries refer to large-scale weather observations that are used to give a general overview of the weather conditions in an area. This type of observation is described in OGRS (2014) section 1.6 and is primarily used by recreational backcountry operations.
Mandatory field are highlighted with a red outline and label. Incorrectly completed mandatory field will result in a validation error on submission.
|NOTE||If you cannot see the highlighted field in the favourite section of your observation entry form, open all of the sections at the bottom to find the field that is causing the issue.|
|Locations||Always||Location(s) of observation; needs to be single or combinations of operation area, forecast areas or operating zones.|
|Date||Always||Date of observation|
|HST Cleared Date||Conditional||Only mandatory is HST or HSTW is included in submission|
|HST Cleared Time||Conditional||Only mandatory is HST or HSTW is included in submission|
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General values for HST Cleared Date and HST Cleared Time values stored to prefill these fields whenever you open this form. This functionality aims to assist users in tracking the date and time when they cleared the HST board last. These default values are updated whenever new values are submitted for a field observation.
Other observation types
- Weather observations
- Field summaries
- Avalanche observations
- Avalanche summaries
- Snow Profiles
- Terrain management
- General messages
- Avalanche control (additional subscription required)
- Difference between observations and assessments
- Entering and submitting observations overview
- Customizing observation entry forms
Functionality tested by
- Jan. 2, 2014: Pascal Haegeli