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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 6:35 AM MST on December 10, 2016

Expires 8:45 AM EST on December 11, 2016


The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Utah avalanche center.

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 6 am MST this morning until 6 am MST
tomorrow.

* Affected area... the Wasatch mountains in southeast Idaho.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high tonight and remain elevated through the
weekend.

* Reason/impacts... dense heavy snow combined with strong winds
will create widespread areas of unstable snow at the upper and
mid elevations. Both human triggered and natural avalanches are
certain. Stay off of and out from under slopes steeper than 30
degrees.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Backcountry travelers should stay off of... and out from
underneath... slopes steeper than 30 degrees.

Avalanches may run long distances and can run into mature
forests. Choose conservative terrain.

Consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org or call 1-888-999-4019 for
more detailed information.

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



635 am MST Sat Dec 10 2016

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Utah avalanche center.

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 6 am MST this morning until 6 am MST
tomorrow.

* Affected area... the Wasatch mountains in southeast Idaho.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high tonight and remain elevated through the
weekend.

* Reason/impacts... dense heavy snow combined with strong winds
will create widespread areas of unstable snow at the upper and
mid elevations. Both human triggered and natural avalanches are
certain. Stay off of and out from under slopes steeper than 30
degrees.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Backcountry travelers should stay off of... and out from
underneath... slopes steeper than 30 degrees.

Avalanches may run long distances and can run into mature
forests. Choose conservative terrain.

Consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org or call 1-888-999-4019 for
more detailed information.

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


635 am MST Sat Dec 10 2016

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Forest
service Utah avalanche center.

The Forest service Utah avalanche center in Salt Lake City has
issued a backcountry avalanche warning.

* Timing... in effect from 6 am MST this morning until 6 am MST
tomorrow.

* Affected area... the Wasatch mountains in southeast Idaho.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger for the warning area
will rise to high tonight and remain elevated through the
weekend.

* Reason/impacts... dense heavy snow combined with strong winds
will create widespread areas of unstable snow at the upper and
mid elevations. Both human triggered and natural avalanches are
certain. Stay off of and out from under slopes steeper than 30
degrees.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Backcountry travelers should stay off of... and out from
underneath... slopes steeper than 30 degrees.

Avalanches may run long distances and can run into mature
forests. Choose conservative terrain.

Consult www.Utahavalanchecenter.Org or call 1-888-999-4019 for
more detailed information.

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



Record Report

Statement as of 4:23 PM MST on December 10, 2016



Local Storm Report



12/10/2016 0700 am

14 miles NW of Preston, Franklin County.

Snow e5.4 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Oxford Springs snotel 6740 msl. 24-hour total.




12/10/2016 0700 am

20 miles NE of Preston, Franklin County.

Heavy snow e12.1 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Emigrant Summit snotel 7390 msl. 24-hour total.




12/10/2016 0700 am

14 miles NW of Preston, Franklin County.

Snow e5.4 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Oxford Springs snotel 6740 msl. 24-hour total.




12/10/2016 0700 am

20 miles NE of Preston, Franklin County.

Heavy snow e12.1 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Emigrant Summit snotel 7390 msl. 24-hour total.


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