Avalanche Warning
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER SALT LAKE CITY UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
536 AM MST THU JAN 12 2017

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST
SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS
CONTINUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM MST FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WESTERN UNITAS AND THE MANTI-SKYLINE PLATEAU IN
  SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER REMAINS HIGH.

* REASON/IMPACTS...NUMEROUS DAYS OF HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG
  WINDS HAVE CREATED WIDESPREAD AVALANCHE DANGER. BOTH HUMAN
  TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. STAY OFF OF AND OUT
  FROM UNDER SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD CONSULT WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG
OR CALL 1-888-999-4019 FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO SKI AREAS WHERE AVALANCHE HAZARD
REDUCTION MEASURES ARE PERFORMED.

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