Avalanche Warning
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
530 AM MST SUN FEB 18 2018

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER IS ISSUING A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING FOR THE MOUNTAINS NEAR COOKE CITY.
OVER THREE FEET OF SNOW IN THE PAST THREE DAYS COMBINED WITH
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS IS CREATING VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
CONDITIONS. THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS RATED HIGH ON ALL SLOPES.
NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY TODAY. SOME
SLOPES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE VERY DESTRUCTIVE AVALANCHES
THAT COULD REACH VALLEY BOTTOMS. AVALANCHE TERRAIN AND AVALANCHE
RUNOUT ZONES SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

YOU ARE URGED TO CONTACT THE GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE
CENTER FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

WEBSITE: WWW.MTAVALANCHE.COM
AVALANCHE HOTLINE: 406-587-6981

THIS WARNING WILL EITHER EXPIRE OR BE UPDATED BY 6:00 A.M. ON
FEBRUARY 10, 2018.

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