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
530 AM MST WED FEB 13 2019

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 THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WHEN IT IS EXPECTED
  TO TRANSITION TO AN AVALANCHE WARNING.

* AFFECTED AREA...ALL THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL UTAH,
  TO INCLUDE THE BEAR RIVER AND WASATCH RANGE, THE WESTERN UINTAS,
  AND THE MANTI-SKYLINE PLATEAU. EXPECTING A RISING DANGER
  STATEWIDE.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...EXPECTED STRONG WINDS ALONG WITH HEAVY DENSE
  SNOW AND RAIN-ON-SNOW AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS.

* REASON/IMPACTS...NATURAL AND HUMAN TRIGGERED AVALANCHES WILL BE
  LIKELY ON MANY ASPECTS AND ELEVATIONS.

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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