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IDC013-037-221430-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...SUN VALLEY IDAHO
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
700 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...SUN VALLEY IDAHO HAS
CONTINUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

* TIMING...IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 AM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATION...FOR THE SOLDIER...SMOKY...BOULDER...AND SAWTOOTH
  RANGES. THIS INCLUDES THE MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD..KETCHUM...
  GALENA SUMMIT...SMILEY CREEK AND STANLEY.

* REASON...HEAVY SNOWFALL...RAIN AND STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE
  WIDESPREAD HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER. SOME AVALANCHES WILL BE LARGE
  AND DESTRUCTIVE AND MAY REACH VALLEY FLOORS.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. AVOID TRAVEL
AND RECREATION IN OR BELOW AVALANCHE TERRAIN. BACKCOUNTRY
SKIERS... SNOWBOARDERS...SNOWMOBILERS AND OTHER USERS SHOULD BE
AWARE OF SLOPING TERRAIN AND AVOID AVALANCHE PATH RUNOUT AREAS.
USE EXTREME CAUTION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTROLLED SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAY OPERATIONS.

UPDATES TO THE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER BULLETIN MAY BE FOUND AT
WWW.SAWTOOTHAVALANCHE.COM.

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST
AVALANCHE CENTER...SUN VALLEY IDAHO.


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WEATHER INFORMATION ON-LINE 24-HOURS A DAY
(ALL LOWER-CASE LETTERS)

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/POCATELLO

IDC007-041-221245-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER...LOGAN UTAH
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
542 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER...LOGAN UTAH HAS
A BACK COUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FOR THE WASATCH MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

A WARM WINTER STORM WITH HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE
AVALANCHE CONDITIONS INCREASINGLY DANGEROUS THROUGH MONDAY. HUMAN
TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES WILL BECOME LIKELY THROUGH MONDAY
ON STEEP TERRAIN ABOVE 8000 FEET.

RAIN BELOW 8000 FEET MAY PRODUCE UNSTABLE AVALANCHE CONDITIONS AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS AS WELL.

PEOPLE SHOULD AVOID BEING ON OR BELOW ANY STEEP SNOW COVERED
SLOPES UNTIL AVALANCHE CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTROLLED SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAY
OPERATIONS.

UPDATES TO THE UTAH BULLETIN MAY BE FOUND AT
WWW.UTAHAVALANCHECENTER.ORG

TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE
CENTER... LOGAN UTAH


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WEATHER INFORMATION ON-LINE 24-HOURS A DAY
(ALL LOWER-CASE LETTERS)

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/POCATELLO

IDC025-221415-

AVALANCHE WARNING
SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...KETCHUM IDAHO
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
705 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...KETCHUM IDAHO.

...THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER IN KETCHUM IDAHO
HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

* TIMING...IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 AM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATION...SOLDIER...SMOKY...BOULDER...SAWTOOTH
  RANGES...INCLUDING THE MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD...GALENA
  SUMMIT...KETCHUM...SMILEY CREEK...AND STANLEY. HEAVY
  SNOWFALL...RAIN...AND STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE WIDESPREAD HIGH
  AVALANCHE DANGER. SOME AVALANCHES WILL BE LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE
  AND MAY REACH VALLEY FLOORS.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...HEAVY SNOWFALL...RAIN...AND STRONG WINDS WILL
  PRODUCE WIDESPREAD HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER. SOME AVALANCHES WILL
  BE LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE AND MAY REACH VALLEY FLOORS.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. AVOID TRAVEL
IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN. BACKCOUNTRY SKIERS...SNOWBOARDERS...
SNOWMOBILERS AND OTHER USERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF SLOPING TERRAIN
AND AVOID AVALANCHE PATH RUNOUT AREAS. USE EXTREME CAUTION.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS MAY EXIST...BUT NOT BE REPORTED...IN
LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE COVERAGE AREA OF ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.
CHECK WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR YOUR CLOSEST AVALANCHE CENTER AND
CHECK WWW.FSAVALANCHE.ORG TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO IDENTIFY
AVALANCHE PROBLEMS. WATCH FOR CHANGING CONDITIONS INCLUDING
RECENT AVALANCHES...HEAVY SNOWFALL OR RAIN...STRONG WIND OR
RAPIDLY WARMING TEMPERATURES.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTROLLED SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAY
OPERATIONS.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED AT 630 AM MST MONDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS REQUIRE AN EARLIER UPDATE.

FOR THE FULL AVALANCHE ADVISORY FROM THE SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST
AVALANCHE CENTER CALL 208-622-8027 OR CHECK ON THE WEB AT
WWW.SAWTOOTHAVALANCHE.COM

$$

UTZ007>010-517-221230-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
517 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

THIS AVALANCHE WARNING IS FOR THE WASATCH...BEAR RIVER AND WESTERN
UINTA MOUNTAIN RANGES...THE WASATCH PLATEAU AND THE CENTRAL UTAH
MOUNTAINS.

A WARM WINTER STORM WITH HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE
AVALANCHE CONDITIONS INCREASINGLY DANGEROUS THROUGH MONDAY. HUMAN
TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES WILL BE LIKELY TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY ON STEEP TERRAIN ABOVE 8000 FEET.

RAIN BELOW 8000 FEET MAY PRODUCE UNSTABLE AVALANCHE CONDITIONS AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS AS WELL.

PEOPLE SHOULD AVOID BEING ON OR BELOW ANY STEEP SNOW COVERED
SLOPES UNTIL AVALANCHE CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

THIS WARNING 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.

$$

IDZ011-221200-

AVALANCHE WARNING
PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...MCCALL IDAHO
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
1118 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER...MCCALL IDAHO.

...THE PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER IN MCCALL IDAHO
HAS ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING...

* TIMING...IN EFFECT 5 AM MST DEC 21 UNTIL 5 AM MST DEC 22.

* LOCATION...IN THE WEST CENTRAL IDAHO MOUNTAINS NEAR MCCALL AND
  CASCADE...INCLUDING THE DEADWOOD SUMMIT AREA.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER SCALE IN THE WEST
CENTRAL IDAHO MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST...
IS WIDESPREAD AND HAS BEEN ELEVATED TO HIGH.

* REASON...HEAVY SNOWFALL...BURIED WEAK LAYERS IN THE SNOWPACK,
  WIND...WARMING TEMPERATURES...AND THE POTENTIAL FOR RAIN IN THE
  MOUNTAINS WILL PRODUCE HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. AVOID TRAVEL
IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN. BACKCOUNTRY SKIERS...SNOWBOARDERS...
SNOWMOBILERS AND OTHER USERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF SLOPING TERRAIN
AND AVOID AVALANCHE PATH RUNOUT AREAS. USE EXTREME CAUTION.

AVALANCHE CONDITIONS MAY EXIST...BUT NOT BE REPORTED...IN
LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE COVERAGE AREA OF ANY AVALANCHE CENTER.
CHECK WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR YOUR CLOSEST AVALANCHE CENTER AND
CHECK WWW.FSAVALANCHE.ORG TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW TO IDENTIFY
AVALANCHE PROBLEMS. WATCH FOR CHANGING CONDITIONS INCLUDING
RECENT AVALANCHES...HEAVY SNOWFALL OR RAIN...STRONG WIND OR
RAPIDLY WARMING TEMPERATURES.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

THIS WARNING DOES NOT APPLY TO CONTROLLED SKI AREAS OR HIGHWAY
OPERATIONS.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY 5 AM MONDAY DEC 22 UNLESS
CONDITIONS REQUIRE AN EARLIER UPDATE.

FOR THE FULL AVALANCHE ADVISORY FROM THE PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST
AVALANCHE CENTER CHECK ON THE WEB AT WWW.PAYETTEAVALANCHE.ORG

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