Urgent - immediate broadcast requested
Backcountry avalanche warning
Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah
436 am MST Sat. Dec 20, 2008
The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center.
This avalanche warning is for the mountains of northern Utah, including the Wasatch Range, the Bear River range and the Uinta Mountains. Strong wind and heavy snow will overload buried weak, layers within the snowpack and create a high danger of human triggered and natural, slab avalanches. dangerous, backcountry.
Conditions will persist through the weekend. This warning does not include ski areas or highways where Avalanche control is normally done.