Flathead Avalanche Center issues backcountry avalanche WARNING
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: December 19, 2021

The Flathead Avalanche Center in Hungry Horse has issued a BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING for the following areas: NWS Missoula MT – MTC 029 (Flathead County)…MTC 053 (Lincoln County)

* WHAT…The avalanche danger for the warning area is high today. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist.

* WHERE…The Whitefish Range, Flathead Range, and Glacier National Park.

* WHEN…In effect from Sun 07:00 MST to Mon 07:00 MST.

* IMPACTS…Wet, dense snow and blowing snow is overloading the dry, soft surface snow resulting in dangerous avalanche conditions.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Traveling in and below avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may run long distances.

Consult http://www.flatheadavalanche.org/ or www.avalanche.org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the coverage area of this or any avalanche center.