Avalanche Watch
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Forest Service Flathead Avalanche Center Kalispell MT
Relayed by National Weather Service Missoula MT
709 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
Service Flathead Avalanche Center Kalispell MT

...The Forest Service Flathead Avalanche Center Kalispell MT has
cancelled a Backcountry Avalanche Watch...

* Timing...In effect until 7 AM MST

* Affected Area...Flathead Range, Whitefish Range, Swan Range, and
  Glacier National Park

* Avalanche Danger...The avalanche danger will rise to High by
  Friday or Saturday.

* Reason/Impacts...Continuous snowfall with increasing winds will
  overload very fragile snow surface, causing widespread natural
  avalanche activity.


Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel on and below steep
slopes is not recommended. Avalanches may run long distances.

Consult http://www.flatheadavalanche.org for more detailed

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of any Avalanche Center.



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