Avalanche Watch
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER SALT LAKE CITY UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
612 AM MST SUN FEB 18 2018

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 WATCH.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM MST MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FOR ALL THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  UTAH.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WATCH AREA IS
  CONSIDERABLE AND EXPECTED TO RISE TO HIGH OVERNIGHT.

* REASON/IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS TODAY WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW
  TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE
  SNOW. THE AVALANCHE DANGER WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH TUESDAY
  WITH BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES BECOMING
  LIKELY. STAY OFF OF AND OUT FROM UNDER SLOPES GREATER THAN 30
  DEGREES.

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

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

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