Avalanche Warning Salt and Wyoming Ranges as well as Star Valley and Jackson

Avalanche Warning Salt and Wyoming Ranges as well as Star Valley and Jackson

Avalanche Activity on US89 south of Jackson Wednesday
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WARNING
BRIDGER-TETON NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
557 PM MST WED FEB 13 2019

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
BRIDGER-TETON NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER.

THE BRIDGER TETON AVALANCHE CENTER IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS: JACKSON
HOLE, SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES, STAR VALLEY, TETON AND GROS
VENTRE RANGES.

* TIMING...UNTIL 5 PM THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...JACKSON HOLE, THE TETON RANGE, GROS VENTRE
  RANGE, SALT RIVER RANGE, WYOMING RANGE AND STAR VALLEY.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...DANGEROUS AVALANCHE CONDITIONS HAVE DEVELOPED
  AT ALL ELEVATIONS IN THE WARNING AREA. LARGE AVALANCHES HAVE
  OCCURRED IN AND NEAR URBAN AREAS AND ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN THE
  BACKCOUNTRY.

* REASON/IMPACTS...AN AVALANCHE HAS IMPACTED THE HIGHWAY SOUTH OF
  JACKSON. AVALANCHE DEBRIS HAS BLOCKED THE FLOW OF FLAT CREEK AND
  IS CAUSING FLOODING CONDITIONS IN JACKSON. NATURAL AVALANCHE
  ACTIVITY IS LIKELY THROUGHOUT THE WARNING AREA AND COULD IMPACT
  ROADWAYS IN THE RIVER CANYONS, BENEATH BUTTES AND STEEP
  HILLSIDES. LARGE NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ACTIVE
  AVALANCHE PATHS AND ON STEEP SLOPES THAT MAY NOT NORMALLY SLIDE.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...DANGEROUS AVALANCHE
  CONDITIONS EXIST AT ALL ELEVATIONS. AVALANCHES ARE POSSIBLE ON
  STEEP HILLSIDES, ROAD CUTS AND BANKS. STAY OFF OF AND OUT FROM
  STEEP TERRAIN FEATURES. CONSULT HTTP://JHAVALANCHE.ORG/ OR
  WWW.AVALANCHE.ORG FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

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