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
514 AM MST MON DEC 5 2016

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,
THE LIONHEAD AREA NEAR WEST YELLOWSTONE, SOUTHERN MADISON RANGE,
AND SOUTHERN GALLATIN RANGE. HEAVY SNOW HAS ADDED WEIGHT TO A
WEAK AND UNSTABLE SNOWPACK. THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS RATED HIGH ON
ALL SLOPES. NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY
TODAY. AVALANCHE TERRAIN AND AVALANCHE RUNOUT ZONES SHOULD BE
AVOIDED.

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

INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST
AVALANCHE CENTER WEB SITE AT: WWW.MTAVALANCHE.COM, AND THROUGH
THE AVALANCHE HOTLINE AT: 406-587-6981.

THIS WARNING WILL EITHER EXPIRE OR BE UPDATED BY 6:00 A.M. ON
DECEMBER 6TH, 2016.

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