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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH...UPDATED
FOREST SERVICE UTAH AVALANCHE CENTER SALT LAKE CITY UT
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
222 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016

...CORRECTED FOR ZONE LOCATIONS...

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...IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TONIGHT THROUGH 530 AM FRIDAY
  MORNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH, TO INCLUDE
  THE WASATCH RANGE...BEAR RIVER RANGE...UNITA MOUNTAINS...AND THE
  MANTI-SKYLINE PLATEAU.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO
  CONSIDERABLE AND MAY REACH HIGH DANGER OVER THE WEEKEND.

* REASON/IMPACTS...EXPECTED HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS WILL
  LEAD TO DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS. NATURAL AND HUMAN
  TRIGGERED AVALANCHES WILL BE LIKELY. MID AND LOW ELEVATION
  MOUNTAIN TERRAIN WILL ALSO BE AVALANCHE PRONE. STAY OFF OF AND
  OUT FROM UNDER SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.

$$

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