Orofino/Grangeville Region Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Avalanche Warning
Issued: 6:07 AM PST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Payette National Forest avalanche center... McCall Idaho.

... The Payette National Forest avalanche center in McCall Idaho
has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 7am MST Saturday.

* Location... in the west central Idaho mountains near McCall.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger scale in the west
central Idaho mountains... including the Payette National Forest...
is widespread and has been elevated to high.

* Reason... recent heavy snow and high winds have produced large
areas of unstable snow... the probability of rain falling on snow
in the lower to mid elevations and warming temperatures is also
a factor. Avalanches are likely on steep snow- covered slopes
and gullies.

Precaution/preparedness actions...

Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely. Avoid travel
in avalanche terrain. Backcountry skiers... snowboarders...
snowmobilers and other users should be aware of sloping terrain
and avoid avalanche path runout areas. Use extreme caution.

Avalanche conditions may exist... but not be reported... in
locations outside the coverage area of any avalanche center.
Check www.Avalanche.Org for your closest avalanche center and
check www.Fsavalanche.Org to learn more about how to identify
avalanche problems. Watch for changing conditions including
recent avalanches... heavy snowfall or rain... strong wind or
rapidly warming temperatures.

Additional information...

This warning does not apply to controlled ski areas or Highway
operations.

Another statement will be issued at 7 am Friday unless conditions
require an earlier update.

For the full avalanche advisory from the Payette National Forest
avalanche center check on the web at www.Payetteavalanche.Org

Lat... Lon 4529 11619 4529 11598 4519 11592 4475 11578 4474 11594
          4488 11600 4482 11614 4479 11606 4469 11604 4468 11609
          4470 11615 4468 11619 4467 11632 4474 11636 4482 11635
          4487 11634 4497 11610 4503 11612 4503 11621 4507 11626


707 am MST Fri Feb 15 2019 /607 am PST Fri Feb 15 2019/

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Payette National Forest avalanche center... McCall Idaho.

... The Payette National Forest avalanche center in McCall Idaho
has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect until 7am MST Saturday.

* Location... in the west central Idaho mountains near McCall.

* Avalanche danger... the avalanche danger scale in the west
central Idaho mountains... including the Payette National Forest...
is widespread and has been elevated to high.

* Reason... recent heavy snow and high winds have produced large
areas of unstable snow... the probability of rain falling on snow
in the lower to mid elevations and warming temperatures is also
a factor. Avalanches are likely on steep snow- covered slopes
and gullies.

Precaution/preparedness actions...

Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely. Avoid travel
in avalanche terrain. Backcountry skiers... snowboarders...
snowmobilers and other users should be aware of sloping terrain
and avoid avalanche path runout areas. Use extreme caution.

Avalanche conditions may exist... but not be reported... in
locations outside the coverage area of any avalanche center.
Check www.Avalanche.Org for your closest avalanche center and
check www.Fsavalanche.Org to learn more about how to identify
avalanche problems. Watch for changing conditions including
recent avalanches... heavy snowfall or rain... strong wind or
rapidly warming temperatures.

Additional information...

This warning does not apply to controlled ski areas or Highway
operations.

Another statement will be issued at 7 am Friday unless conditions
require an earlier update.

For the full avalanche advisory from the Payette National Forest
avalanche center check on the web at www.Payetteavalanche.Org

Lat... Lon 4529 11619 4529 11598 4519 11592 4475 11578 4474 11594
          4488 11600 4482 11614 4479 11606 4469 11604 4468 11609
          4470 11615 4468 11619 4467 11632 4474 11636 4482 11635
          4487 11634 4497 11610 4503 11612 4503 11621 4507 11626