Special Avalanche Bulletin
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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SPECIAL AVALANCHE ADVISORY
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
430 AM MST SAT JAN 13 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 SPECIAL BULLETIN.

*TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 9PM FRIDAY TO 9PM MONDAY

*AFFECTED AREAS...FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH INCLUDING THE
 WASATCH RANGE...BEAR RIVER RANGE...UINTA MOUNTAINS.

*AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS CONSIDERABLE WHICH
 MEANS THAT HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES REMAIN LIKELY.

*IMPACTS...BEAUTIFUL WEATHER OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND RECENT
 FRESH POWDER SNOW WILL LEAD TO A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN PUBIC
 USE IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH. SNOWPACK, WEATHER, AND
 HUMAN CONDITIONS ARE PERFECTLY ALIGNED FOR A POTENTIAL ACCIDENT
 THIS WEEKEND. MANY SLOPES, ESPECIALLY ONES ABOVE 8000` WITH A
 NORTHERLY THROUGH EASTERLY ASPECT, ONLY NEED A SKIER OR RIDER TO
 TRIGGER AN AVALANCHE 2-3 FEET DEEP AND SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET WIDE.

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

THIS ADVISORY DOES NOT INCLUDE SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAYS WHERE
AVALANCHE CONTROL IS NORMALLY DONE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG
OR CALL 1-888-999-4019.

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