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December 02, 2006 7:30 am
Good morning, this is Evelyn Lees with the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center with your backcountry avalanche and mountain weather advisory. Today is Saturday, December 02, 2006 and it’s 7:30 in the morning.
Another pocket of cold
air rippled into northern
Snowpack and Avalanche Conditions:
The only avalanche activity reported in the past few
days has been a snowmobile triggered slide on Whisky Hill, in the
The avalanche danger is MODERATE on shady, northerly and easterly facing upper elevation slopes steeper than about 35 degrees or on any steep slope with recent deposits of wind drifted snow. Moderate means human triggered avalanches are possible. Most other slopes have a LOW danger.
The mountains will
remain in the icebox today, with a cold, northerly flow keeping temperatures in
the low teens at 8,000’ and the single digits at 10,000’. The northerly winds should remain less than
15 mph, except across the highest peaks.
A strong ridge will be in place over northern
Our partners, the FUAC, will hold their next fundraiser at Brewvies on Dec 7th. There will be two showings of TGR’s new film, “The Anomaly”, at 7pm and 9pm. Advance tickets are available.
We appreciate any snowpack and avalanche observations you have, so please let us know by calling (801) 524-5304 or 1-800-662-4140, email [email protected] or fax 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.
Drew Hardesty will update this advisory by 7:30 on Sunday morning and thanks for calling.