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
642 AM MST FRI DEC 9 2016

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
ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MST THIS MORNING UNTIL 6 AM MST
  TOMORROW.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WARNING AREA
  WILL RISE TO HIGH TONIGHT AND REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.

* REASON/IMPACTS...DENSE HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS
  WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW AT THE UPPER AND
  MID ELEVATIONS. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE
  CERTAIN. STAY OFF OF AND OUT FROM UNDER SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30
  DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BACKCOUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD STAY OFF OF...AND OUT FROM
UNDERNEATH...SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES AND CAN RUN INTO MATURE
FORESTS. CHOOSE CONSERVATIVE TERRAIN.

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

SIMILAR AVALANCHE DANGER MAY EXIST AT LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE
COVERAGE AREA OF THIS OR ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.

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