Avalanche Warning
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...SUN VALLEY IDAHO
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
326 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...SUN VALLEY
   IDAHO HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 500 AM MST SUNDAY UNTIL 0730 AM MST
  MONDAY.

* LOCATION...FOR THE SOLDIER...SMOKY...BOULDER...AND SAWTOOTH
  RANGES. THIS INCLUDES THE MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD..KETCHUM...
  GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK AND STANLEY.

* REASON...HEAVY SNOWFALL...RAIN AND STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE
  WIDESPREAD HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER. SOME AVALANCHES WILL BE LARGE
  AND DESTRUCTIVE AND MAY REACH VALLEY FLOORS.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. AVOID TRAVEL
AND RECREATION IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN. BACKCOUNTRY
SKIERS... SNOWBOARDERS...SNOWMOBILERS AND OTHER USERS SHOULD BE
AWARE OF SLOPING TERRAIN AND AVOID AVALANCHE PATH RUNOUT AREAS.
USE EXTREME CAUTION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTROLLED SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAY
OPERATIONS.

UPDATES TO THE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER BULLETIN MAY BE FOUND AT
WWW.SAWTOOTHAVALANCHE.COM.

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST
AVALANCHE CENTER... SUN VALLEY IDAHO.

$$


WEATHER INFORMATION ON-LINE 24-HOURS A DAY
(ALL LOWER-CASE LETTERS)

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/POCATELLO





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