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Avalanche Warning

Statement as of 2:29 PM MST on December 20, 2014

Expires 4:30 PM EST on December 21, 2014


The following message is transmitted at the request of The
Sawtooth National Forest avalanche center... Ketchum Idaho.

... The Sawtooth National Forest avalanche center in Ketchum Idaho
has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect 5 am MST Sunday until 730 am MST Monday.

* Location... Soldier... smoky... Boulder... sawtooth
ranges... including the mountains near Fairfield... Galena
Summit... Ketchum... Smiley creek... and Stanley. Heavy
snowfall... rain... and strong winds will produce widespread high
avalanche danger. Some avalanches will be large and destructive
and may reach valley floors.

* Avalanche danger... heavy snowfall... rain... and strong winds will
produce widespread high avalanche danger. Some avalanches will
be large and destructive and may reach valley floors.

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 2 PM MST Sunday unless
conditions require an earlier update.

For the full avalanche advisory from The Sawtooth National Forest
avalanche center call 208-622-8027 or check on the web at
www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com



229 PM MST Sat Dec 20 2014

The following message is transmitted at the request of The
Sawtooth National Forest avalanche center... Ketchum Idaho.

... The Sawtooth National Forest avalanche center in Ketchum Idaho
has issued a backcountry avalanche warning...

* timing... in effect 5 am MST Sunday until 730 am MST Monday.

* Location... Soldier... smoky... Boulder... sawtooth
ranges... including the mountains near Fairfield... Galena
Summit... Ketchum... Smiley creek... and Stanley. Heavy
snowfall... rain... and strong winds will produce widespread high
avalanche danger. Some avalanches will be large and destructive
and may reach valley floors.

* Avalanche danger... heavy snowfall... rain... and strong winds will
produce widespread high avalanche danger. Some avalanches will
be large and destructive and may reach valley floors.

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 2 PM MST Sunday unless
conditions require an earlier update.

For the full avalanche advisory from The Sawtooth National Forest
avalanche center call 208-622-8027 or check on the web at
www.Sawtoothavalanche.Com


Local Storm Report



12/19/2014 0700 PM

16 miles NW of Stanley, Boise County.

Snow e1.9 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Banner Summit snotel 7040 msl. 11-hour total.




12/19/2014 0700 PM

10 miles NNW of Fairfield, Camas County.

Snow e1.7 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Soldier r.S. Snotel 5740 msl. 11-hour total.


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