Skies cleared in the morning hours, bringing sun and calm winds. Did not observe any low-density snow drifting.
A couple inches of low density fell overnight, that was fell on a variety of different surfaces from melt-freeze crusts to firm wind crusts at upper elevations. Wind-sheltered northerly aspects have been decomposing in the top 20 to 30 cm making for good skiing, but this cohesionless snow was easy to push in step terrain.
With more snow in the forecast tomorrow evening, new snow may not be bonding well to the existing surface, creating a good bed surface once a cohesive slab is introduced.
Starting to observe facets just below crusts on the surface as well as in the mid-pack around denser slabs. These are not a concern right now but could be in the future.
Facets on the ground can still be found in shallow snowpacks (less than 3') on northerly aspects. In one pit these layers failed with hard force in an extended column test. It's slopes that harbor these shallow snowpacks that you may be able to impact deeper weak layers near the ground.