ID WFO BOISE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO BOISE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, February 23, 2018

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AVALANCHE WARNING

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST

SERVICE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER.

…THE FOREST SERVICE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER IN KETCHUM HAS

ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING…

* TIMING…IN EFFECT FROM NOW UNTIL 730 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* AFFECTED AREA…FOR THE SOLDIER MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE

MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD.

* AVALANCHE DANGER…THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WARNING AREA IS

HIGH.

* REASON/IMPACTS…HEAVY SNOWFALL AND WIND ARE COMBINING TO

OVERLOAD A WEAK SNOWPACK. WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW AND

AVALANCHING WILL OCCUR. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL

AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES…INTO FLAT AREAS…AND CAN RUN

INTO MATURE FORESTS. STAY OFF OF…AND OUT FROM UNDERNEATH…

SLOPES STEEPER THAN ABOUT 30 DEGREES. AVALANCHES MAY IMPACT

RECREATIONAL TRAILS…ROADWAYS…AND STRUCTURES.

TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

CONSULT WWW.SAWTOOTHAVALANCHE.COM 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.

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE FOREST

SERVICE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER.

…THE FOREST SERVICE SAWTOOTH AVALANCHE CENTER IN KETCHUM HAS

ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING…

* TIMING…IN EFFECT FROM NOW UNTIL 730 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

* AFFECTED AREA…FOR THE SOLDIER MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE

MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD.

* AVALANCHE DANGER…THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WARNING AREA IS

HIGH.

* REASON/IMPACTS…HEAVY SNOWFALL AND WIND ARE COMBINING TO

OVERLOAD A WEAK SNOWPACK. WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW AND

AVALANCHING WILL OCCUR. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL

AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

AVALANCHES MAY RUN LONG DISTANCES…INTO FLAT AREAS…AND CAN RUN

INTO MATURE FORESTS. STAY OFF OF…AND OUT FROM UNDERNEATH…

SLOPES STEEPER THAN ABOUT 30 DEGREES. AVALANCHES MAY IMPACT

RECREATIONAL TRAILS…ROADWAYS…AND STRUCTURES.

TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

CONSULT WWW.SAWTOOTHAVALANCHE.COM 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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