ID WFO BOISE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO BOISE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, February 25, 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 UNTIL 730 AM MST SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25TH.

* AFFECTED AREA…FOR THE SOLDIER MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE

MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD.

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

HIGH.

* REASON/IMPACTS…WIND DRIFTING AND ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ARE

COMBINING TO OVERLOAD A WEAK SNOWPACK. WIDESPREAD AVALANCHING

WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS EXIST. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE

TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. 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.

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 UNTIL 730 AM MST SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25TH.

* AFFECTED AREA…FOR THE SOLDIER MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE

MOUNTAINS NEAR FAIRFIELD.

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

HIGH.

* REASON/IMPACTS…WIND DRIFTING AND ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ARE

COMBINING TO OVERLOAD A WEAK SNOWPACK. WIDESPREAD AVALANCHING

WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

VERY DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS EXIST. TRAVEL IN AVALANCHE

TERRAIN IS NOT RECOMMENDED. 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.

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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