THE GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST AVALANCHE CENTER IN BOZEMAN HAS
ISSUED A BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING.
THROUGH 6 AM MST WEDNESDAY.
* AFFECTED AREA...THE LIONHEAD AREA NEAR WEST YELLOWSTONE AND
CENTENNIAL MOUNTAINS IN EASTERN IDAHO.
* AVALANCHE DANGER...THE AVALANCHE DANGER FOR THE WARNING AREA IS
RATED HIGH ON ALL SLOPES.
* REASON/IMPACTS...RECENT HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH WIND WILL
LIKELY CREATE WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW. BOTH HUMAN
TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY ON SLOPES STEEPER
THAN 30 DEGREES.
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