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Good Morning. This is Ethan Greene with the
Yesterday was a warm one with
high temperatures in the mid 30s at both 8,000 and 10,000. A cold front moved through the
In most areas of the
Bottom Line (SLC,
The avalanche danger is generally LOW today. Loose sluffs on shady aspects are possible in steep rocky terrain.
A cold front moved through
A great Christmas present for someone you love is an avalanche beacon. To help you decide which one to buy, we have posted a couple recent tests of various brands of avalanche beacons on the web. Point your browser to www.avalanche.org and click on Salt Lake, then on Education. At the same location, you can find a complete list of avalanche talks and multi-day classes.
To report backcountry snow and avalanche conditions, especially if you observe or trigger an avalanche, call (801) 524-5304 or 1-800-662-4140, or email to [email protected] or fax to 801-524-6301. The information in this advisory is from the U.S. Forest Service, which is solely responsible for its content. This advisory describes general avalanche conditions and local variations always occur.
I will update this advisory by on Monday morning.
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