Avalanche Warning
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
718 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

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

...AN AVALANCHE WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER HAS ISSUED A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.

* TIMING...IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH 7 AM TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA
  AND NEVADA, FROM YUBA PASS TO EBBETTS PASS, INCLUDING THE LAKE
  TAHOE BASIN.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER WILL EXIST AT ALL
  ELEVATIONS.

* REASON/IMPACTS...A STRONG ATMOSPHERIC RIVER STORM IS IMPACTING
  THE AREA. WIND SLAB, STORM SLAB, AND LOOSE WET AVALANCHE
  PROBLEMS WILL BE VERY LIKELY AT ALL ELEVATIONS. NATURAL AND
  HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES, INTO FLAT AREAS, AND CAN RUN
INTO MATURE FORESTS.

TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

CONSULT WWW.SIERRAAVALANCHECENTER.ORG OR WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG 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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