Kootenai/Cabinet Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Avalanche Warning
Issued: 10:20 AM MST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Idaho Panhandle avalanche center Sandpoint ID

... The Forest service Idaho Panhandle avalanche center Sandpoint
ID has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 11 am MST, Thursday.

* Affected area... kootenay and Cabinet Mountains of northwest
Montana.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high.

* Reason/impacts... recent heavy snow combined with wind will
create widespread areas of unstable snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas. Travel in
avalanche terrain not recommended.

Consult http://www.Idahopanhandleavalanche.Org for more detailed
information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.



1020 am MST Wed Jan 23 2019

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Idaho Panhandle avalanche center Sandpoint ID

... The Forest service Idaho Panhandle avalanche center Sandpoint
ID has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 11 am MST, Thursday.

* Affected area... kootenay and Cabinet Mountains of northwest
Montana.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high.

* Reason/impacts... recent heavy snow combined with wind will
create widespread areas of unstable snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avalanches may run long distances, into flat areas. Travel in
avalanche terrain not recommended.

Consult http://www.Idahopanhandleavalanche.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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